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Domestic abuse impacts economy

Domestic abuse can have a big effect on area workforces.  Help of Door County Executive Director Steve Vickman says it cost over eight million days of paid work in the United States.  Lost jobs can also be a major result of domestic violence, according to Vickman.

 

 

 Vickman says domestic abuse costs the U.S. economy $8.3 million annually.  You can find information on services provided by Help of Door County and how to report domestic abuse with this information below.

 

HELP of Door County provides services and programs throughout the Door County Peninsula to victims of domestic abuse. We work to improve the well-being and dignity of individuals, families, and intimate relationships. We do this by supporting and enhancing their strengths to reduce the incidence of violence and conflict within their relationships. HELP does not provide counseling but we are here to listen without judgment, support without blaming, and empower victims through advocacy and information. Due to the generosity of our community, all victim services are free and confidential.

 

 

 

 

 

24 hour hotline :  920-743-8818

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