The organization that acts as an advocate for domestic abuse has seen numbers of clients spike in the past two weeks. Help of Door County Executive Director Milly Gonzales says the challenges of dealing with a high volume of victims and their families have put stress on her staffing. She credits the staff at Help of Door County for persevering and being available regardless of how busy they are.
In the past two weeks, Help of Door County has dealt with many abuse issues, including human trafficking, child abuse, safety planning, and high lethality assessment situations. Help of Door County provides services and programs throughout the peninsula for victims of domestic violence.