Tuesday, November 11, 2014

"Having walked away, victims of abuse are often left with no place to live and little means of support, and frequently end up homeless. In New York, this has helped drive the shelter population to a record high, with more than a quarter of all families in shelters citing abuse as the cause for their stay, city officials said. And, nationwide, many cities report a similar experience."

From the November 10, 2014 New York Times article, Domestic Violence Drives Up New York Shelter Population as Housing Options Are Scarce, written by Mireya Navarro.

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