Eastside orgs offer help for domestic violence survivors

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Redmond Reporter
By Samantha Pak
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When it comes to domestic violence, there is more to getting out than just exiting an abusive relationship.

Once a person leaves, some of the things they may have to deal with range from finding a new place to live and figuring out how to financially support themselves, to learning how to be safe and about the legal options they have to stay that way.

Since 1982, LifeWire has been working to help people on the Eastside and throughout the Puget Sound area with this.

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Eastside Domestic Violence Program announces name change

LifeWire Together Against Domestic Violence

Eastside Domestic Violence Program is now LifeWire

After 30 years, nationally recognized Eastside Domestic Violence Program (EDVP) is changing its name to LifeWire, better representing its mission of providing safety to survivors of domestic violence, and the continuum of care LifeWire provides families on their paths to healing.

“We’ve evolved over the years and wanted a new name to reflect who we are now,” said Barbara Langdon, LifeWire’s Executive Director. “We’re not just on the Eastside. We provide comprehensive services and programs all around the community, and LifeWire is like a ‘lifeline’ for a lot of people who are in an abusive relationship.”

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