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Domestic violence shelters see an uptick in calls, worry about dwindling funding

Domestic violence shelters in western Pennsylvania say they’re seeing an increase in hotline calls, amid worries that a difficult and isolating winter is on the way.

By Lucy Perkins/WESA

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‘Coaching Boys into Men’ program proves effective for Pittsburgh-area middle school athletes

New research finds the violence prevention program Coaching Boys into Men is effective in mitigating harmful behavior among middle school students.

By Katie Blackley/WESA

Supporting Pa.’s most vulnerable — or not

Domestic violence, lead testing, ICE detention, food stamps
By Emily Previti/PA Post

Coatesville police say 11 questions can reduce domestic violence. Why aren’t more police officers asking them?

The program connects high-risk victims with an advocate.
By Ed Mahon