Chiefs Tea

Annual “Chief’s Tea” to promote awareness of domestic violence to be held in April

The Green Hills Women’s Shelter will hold its Annual Chief’s Tea next month to promote awareness of domestic and sexual violence in the area. Spokesperson Laurie Stevenson says someone who came to the shelter for help escaping an abusive relationship will speak at the luncheon. There will also be a silent auction. A Green Hills […]

Rape Kit or DNA Testing

Missouri officials to have better grasp regarding backlog of untested sexual assault kits

State leaders will soon have a better grasp of the magnitude of Missouri’s backlog of untested sexual assault kits. With funding from a $2.8 million federal grant, the Missouri attorney general’s SAFE Kit Initiative is expected to complete its inventory of untested rape kits in the next couple of weeks. Matthew Huffman, public affairs director […]

Green Hills Womens Shelter

Audio: Green Hills Women’s Shelter in Trenton seeking volunteers and donations as facility is at capacity

The Green Hills Women’s Shelter in Trenton provides support to domestic violence victims in a ten-county area including Grundy, Livingston, Harrison, Daviess, Putnam, Sullivan, Mercer, Caldwell, Clinton, and DeKalb. Cabral says the women’s shelter provides a multitude of services.     Support groups at the shelter are available seven days a week with advocates also […]

Tarana Burke

Northwest Missouri State University lecture to feature ‘me too’ movement founder Tarana Burke

Tarana Burke, a social justice activist and the founder of the “me too” movement, will appear at Northwest Missouri State University as part of its Distinguished Lecture Series and deliver the University’s 2017-18 James H. Lemon Lecture. Burke shares the story behind the genesis of last year’s viral and Time magazine Person of the Year-winning […]

Rape Kit

Report shows more than 4,800 untested rape kits in Missouri

(MissouriNet) – Attorney General Josh Hawley has released a report today showing nearly 50-percent of Missouri law enforcement agencies do not send in rape evidence for testing because officers felt the victim was not credible and would not cooperate. During a press conference, in Jefferson City, Colleen Coble with the Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and […]

Green Hills Womens Shelter

Police Chief Tommy Wright: Domestic and sexual violence underreported

The Green Hills Women’s Shelter of Trenton works collaboratively with the Trenton Police Department to help victims report domestic violence. Women’s shelter advocate Mary Cabral explains the shelter can help victims file police reports, get civil standbys, obtain information and a safety plan, and complete lethality assessments. Police Chief Tommy Wright says the women’s shelter […]

Livingston County Health Center

Livingston County Health Center announces “It’s Happening” events

Livingston County Health Center announces two upcoming “It’s Happening” victimization awareness presentations on Wednesday, March 7th in their classroom, located at 800 Adam Drive. The first presentation will be held from 10-11 a.m. and the second at 1:30-2:30 p.m., with an opportunity for questions, discussion, and networking after each presentation. Those interested should call the […]