Her story is my reason

Submitted by Darian Towner House of Hope consists of several moving parts: one community program, one women and children’s shelter, one Director, two community domestic violence advocates, one domestic violence adult/child advocate, a prevention specialist and 13 part-time shelter advocates. We all have different stories, different backgrounds, and slightly different reasons for choosing this line Read More »

Sexual assault: The time for change is now

By Darian Towner, Prevention Specialist, House of Hope When it comes to ending sexual violence, there is no better time to act than the present. With a society that seems to be screaming for change and desiring both a healthier and safer atmosphere for women, we are presented with the unique opportunity to shift the Read More »

House of Hope employee supports, encourages healing and independence

Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s House of Hope is a domestic violence program that helps victims of physical, emotional and financial abuse, and stalking. The program provides assistance locating emergency shelter, parenting education, resources and referrals, support groups, court advocacy, and safety planning -all with a guiding hand from employees like domestic violence adult and child advocate Read More »

With rise of high-profile awareness movements, time for change is now

Submitted by Darian Towner, House of Hope prevention specialist It would have proved difficult over the past few months to go without any knowledge of the #MeToo or Time’s Up movements many celebrities brought attention to at various awards shows and events. Each shares a commonality, the same end goal, which is to bring awareness Read More »

House of Hope awards Bethel students for art contest

House of Hope Prevention Coordinator, Amanda Chapman, makes sure that the CPN domestic violence program is being brought forth to the community. One way Chapman raises awareness for the program is through a once a semester lecture on student dating violence to teens at Bethel High School. Chapman educates teens about dating violence through the Read More »

CPN’s House of Hope promotes Sexual Assault Awareness month

The CPN House of Hope offers free community assistance programs in the areas surrounding the tribal headquarters which focus on child abuse, sexual assault, and other domestic violence issues. For the month of April, the family violence program will focus on Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a nationally recognized initiative. The Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Read More »

CPN House of Hope partners with Pendleton to combat domestic violence

Citizen Potawatomi Nation’s House of Hope has created a limited edition Pendleton blanket to raise awareness and funds for domestic violence programs. The blanket is the only of its kind to represent domestic violence prevention and education. “We are really proud of this blanket and what it means for Citizen Potawatomi Nation and domestic violence Read More »