Because purple is the
result of a black and blue marking.
What are the different
kinds of abuse?
Verbal, Physical, Sexual, Financial, Spiritual, Stalking, and
What happens when I call
A volunteer or staff
member will answer the call and ask some questions. Then discuss some of the
services that CHANA has to offer. The more information we have, the better to
help your situation.
How much money does it
cost for an appointment to speak with a CHANA staff member?
It is free to speak with
a CHANA staff member. If you would like individual counseling, CHANA will pay
for the first 12 sessions. CHANA also provides legal consultations when
appropriate, safehouse needs, and/or supplies during the year (Chanukah, Purim,
Will CHANA’s phone number
show up on my telephone if I call the Helpline?
No. The phone number will
come up as an ASSOCIATED number.
How long has CHANA been
CHANA will be 17 years
old this October.
Does CHANA only help
CHANA’s main focus is on
the Jewish community here in the Baltimore metropolitan area. We do have grant
funding for immigrants (Jewish and non-Jewish). We have had few occasion to work
in collaboration with the House of Ruth when a client has not affiliated
themselves with being Jewish.
Is the CHANA office on a
Who can I call if I want
to speak with someone after hours or on the weekend?
The CHANA office is open
on Sunday mornings. Otherwise, the House of Ruth Hotline can be called at (410)
Does the abuser have to
be a husband? Can it be a boyfriend?
An abuser can be a
husband, boyfriend, girlfriend, relative, stranger.
CHANA will offer a Volunteer Workshop. You can learn all about CHANA and how to work on our helpline, advocate for victims of domestic violence, help with our Youth Curriculum, donate cellphones, write newsletter articles, deliver kosher groceries to a woman and/or her children in the safehouse, transport a client to/from an appointment and many other opportunities.
For more information about volunteering for CHANA, contact Ellen Fox at email@example.com or call 410-234-0030.
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