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At all times, different Christian Care volunteers stay at the safe houses with the clients. Volunteers who work during the night shift arrive at 4 p.m. and stay until the morning. There is an office space in each house for volunteers and Christian Care employees to work.

A House is not a home: A glimpse inside domestic violence and Christian Care

January 29, 2015

She’s been in hiding for four months.  But for the first time, Mary Hill has found peace. She sits in her new bedroom in Rock Island. Curfew is 6 p.m., but she doesn’t mind. She has time to herself,...

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