As the pandemic continues to shape the lives of many people on a day-to-day basis, the local domestic violence center, SafeNest is reminding the community that help is always available for those dealing with domestic violence... the center launched a new virtual tool geared to helping victims of domestic violence dealing with temporary protective order
SafeNest is teaming up with the Mexican Consulate of Las Vegas to empower, protect and support victims specifically those in the immigrant community. https://www.8newsnow.com/news/local-news/safenest-consulate-of-mexico-in-las-vegas-partner-to-keep-immigrant-survivors-safe/
SafeNest is a haven for those seeking refugee from domestic violence in Clark County, but now, the non-profit is extending help to victims’ pets. https://www.8newsnow.com/news/local-news/safenest-opens-new-pet-lodging-for-victims-of-domestic-violence/
After the death of Amari Nicholson, in which the 2-year-old's mother's boyfriend has been charged with murder, FOX5 asked Liz Ortenburger what can be done to prevent domestic violence and how victims and bystanders can work to make themselves safe. https://www.fox5vegas.com/news/safenest-ceo-how-to-help-victims-or-suspected-victims-of-domestic-violence/article_dbd7a988-b374-11eb-bc99-8fdcaf9c2ee6.html?block_id=994400
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pk-eRYmkFuE The CEO of SafeNest offers advice on leaving abusive relationships following the news of a man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend in Las Vegas.
Liz Ortenburger, the CEO of SafeNest, a domestic violence agency in town says the victim did the right thing by having someone accompany her, but when dealing with such violent behavior it’s important to pay attention to the warning signs from the start. https://www.8newsnow.com/news/local-news/domestic-violence-support-agency-speaks-out-on-warning-signs-following-deadly-stabbing/
Shelter can provide domestic violence victims safe haven when fleeing their abuser. But one shelter here in the Las Vegas valley is at capacity. https://news3lv.com/news/local/resources-are-lacking-as-safenest-shelter-hits-capacity-amid-growing-demand
SafeNest and the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department partnered nearly three years ago to respond to domestic violence calls around the Vegas Valley. https://news3lv.com/news/local/demand-for-domestic-violence-crisis-counselors-skyrockets-safenest-expands-program
SafeNest is helping domestic violence victims during the coronavirus pandemic. https://www.fox5vegas.com/news/a-southern-nevada-nonprofit-is-helping-domestic-violence-victims-during-the-pandemic/video_2e9286a7-ce80-5838-858a-44d3d49b0019.html?fbclid=IwAR0o8nqGARGNouwY8AyR4VR7zeUYgnp2wJ35rAP8_D4tWgj3KF2cL_mh7Ww
Nevada has one of the highest rates of domestic violence in the country. Since lockdown began, rates have been rising. Local nonprofits and advocates have been working hard to protect victims during the lockdown, but they are facing decreasing funding resources. We discuss both short and long-term solutions to address domestic violence in the valley.