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Volunteers help Verde Valley Sanctuary Expand Services

November 19, 2018

The Verde Valley Sanctuary is expanding their services to victims of domestic abuse and sexual assault thanks to the expansion of its volunteer program.  Demand for services from the Verde Valley Sanctuary including safe shelter, counseling, safety planning and legal support have never been higher.  In fact, the 28-bed shelter has been at capacity since…

Twice Nice Thriftique Invites Community to Grand Opening

October 29, 2018

The Verde Valley Sanctuary is proud to announce the grand opening of Twice Nice Thriftique’s new location at 297 South Main Street in Cottonwood.  The community is invited to the Grand Opening Event on Friday, November 2nd from 11 am to 2 pm.  Guests will enjoy food and music in the garden, special store discounts…

Verde Valley Sanctuary Celebrates 25th Anniversary

October 18, 2018

                    October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the Verde Valley Sanctuary is celebrating 25 years of protecting, assisting and empowering thousands of local residents affected by domestic abuse and sexual assault. One in three women and one in seven men will experience domestic violence…

Mother in Need Receives Refurbished Car from Verde Valley Sanctuary

September 4, 2018

On August 14th a single mother of two, who is the victim of domestic abuse, was gifted with reliable transportation from the Verde Valley Sanctuary.  The client (who will remain anonymous) lives in a rural area of the Verde Valley miles away from town.  Having a car opens up many employment opportunities for her, which…

Rotary Clubs Come Together to Support the Verde Valley Sanctuary

August 13, 2018

All four Rotary Clubs in the Verde Valley are providing support to victims of domestic abuse.  A check presentation was held at the Verde Valley Sanctuary’s Outreach Center located at 601 West Mingus Avenue in Cottonwood on Thursday, August 9, 2018. Holli Ploog, President of the Rotary Club of Sedona presented a check for $4,000…

“Seek Then Speak” – End the Cycle of Violence

August 8, 2018

Coalition of Law Enforcement and Victim Advocacy Agencies join together to provide Sexual Assault Victims Recovery and Reporting resources  “I’ve been sexually assaulted and don’t know where to turn.” “Seek Then Speak” (https://www.seekthenspeak.org/) is a new online resource for sexual assault victims seeking assistance and support. Victims can remain anonymous as long as they would…

Verde Valley Sanctuary Accepting Applications for New Board Members

August 8, 2018

The Verde Valley Sanctuary is now accepting applications to join our Board of Directors.  If you are interested in protecting, assisting and empowering victims of domestic abuse and sexual assault we encourage you to apply. The Verde Valley Sanctuary has been supporting victims of abuse here in the Verde Valley for 25 years.  Our 360-degree…

Shelter: A Home Away from Home

July 16, 2018

It’s not the home they are used to. It lacks pictures of loved ones hung upon the walls and the sound of their pet running down the hall. But, what this new home gives women and children is refuge, and that can make leaving the familiar behind for the unknown a bit easier. This leap…

Victims of Human Sex Trafficking Receive Support from Verde Valley Sanctuary

June 1, 2018

As a culture we have become desensitized to the damaging long-term effects of prostitution, pornography and human trafficking. Human trafficking is referred to as the modern slave trade. In 2016 alone, there were approximately 5,500 cases of sex trafficking that were reported in the United States, this number does not include forced labor, forced marriage,…

V.V.S. Newsletter

May 4, 2018

Stay up to date with the latest news from V.V.S. Learn about recent renovations at the shelter, expanded services and upcoming events. VVS Newsletter August 2018

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