Mary J. Blige, K. Michelle, Queen Naija to perform at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena
Some big names in R&B music are coming together for a special concert in downtown Jacksonville Thursday night.Mary J. Blige will headline the “Pre-New Year’s Eve Celebration” at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, and promoters will donate funds to Hubbard House, which is a local domestic violence shelter.
Advocating for survivors of domestic violence
June is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month. In this interview, Hubbard House CEO Dr. Gail A. Patin will share about the types of domestic violence, the mental health consequences for survivors, and the free, confidential, life-saving and life-changing shelter and services Hubbard House offers to help survivors find safety and new beginnings.
October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month | River City Live
Serving Duval and Baker Counties, Hubbard House, a full-service certified domestic violence center, has answered more than 101,500 hotline calls and sheltered more than 42,900 survivors and their children in its life-saving and life-changing 44-year history. The agency’s impact can be measured in suffering spared, lives liberated and tragic deaths avoided right here in the local community. And, for most survivors, it all begins when they make a confidential connection with an advocate at the 24/7 Domestic Violence Hotline, available by phone at (904) 354-3114,or by text at (904) 210-3698.
Hubbard House Back to School Drive | River City Live
With back to school just around the corner, children need school supplies. Hubbard House is asking the community to help the children of survivors by donating back-to-school backpacks, school supplies and gift cards. Hubbard House provides shelter for the survivors of domestic violence and their children.
Hundreds step up to support survivors at annual Hubbard House walk
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – More than 400 participants came together to raise support and awareness for survivors of domestic violence and their families at the 12th annual Hubbard House Stand Up & Stride walk. Donations support the emergency shelter, programs and services that Hubbard House provides survivors of domestic violence and their children free of charge. Hubbard House said the groups walked together to show unified support for the organization and survivors. Hubbard House has been providing services to domestic violence survivors and their children for 44 years and is a full-service, certified domestic violence shelter. In addition to the emergency shelter and the 24/7 Domestic Violence Hotline and Textline, Hubbard House offers community outreach, group and individual support programs, prevention and intervention services.
Domestic violence shelter seeks donations for holiday program as need grows
The agency is asking the public for help this holiday season for survivors and their families. With the holidays right around the corner, the agency is requesting donations for the Hubbard House Holiday Program. Needed: Toys to bring joy to every girl and every boy in the Hubbard House Shelter! We're looking for groups to hold... Posted by Hubbard House, Inc. on Friday, November 27, 2020Ashley, a domestic violence survivor, remembers the time she received gifts through the Hubbard House Holiday Program. “If you are living at Hubbard House during the holiday season, you have left everything that you have known.
Hubbard House annual breakfast goes virtual for 1st time
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – One in three women and one in four men have experienced some form of physical violence by an intimate partner, according to statistics from the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. During Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Hubbard House continued its work to combat the ongoing problem and hosted its annual breakfast Thursday morning. For the first time, the 26th annual Barbara Ann Campbell Memorial Breakfast was free and virtual. Press play below to re-watch the event:Local leaders and other members of the community took part in the event to learn about domestic violence and hear from strong survivors who have found safety. Hubbard House is a full-service certified domestic violence center providing prevention and intervention to domestic violence survivors and their families in Duval and Baker counties in Northeast Florida.
Survivors isolated with abusers because of coronavirus can now text for help
RELATED: Stay-at-home orders fuel concerns about domestic violence & abuseThat's why Hubbard House is now offering a text messaging option for those who need help. “We know that many survivors are currently isolated with their abusers, so calling the traditional Hubbard House Domestic Violence Hotline just isn’t an option for them,” explained Hubbard House CEO Dr. Gail Patin. Safety is always a concern, so survivors who utilize Hubbard House’s 24/7 Domestic Hotline, by telephone or text, are urged to exercise caution. “Text messaging provides Hubbard House with a new way to discreetly, anonymously and confidentially deliver help and hope to survivors,” said Patin. “It will help them to connect with caring experts and receive the help they need when they need it most."
FTC cracks down on Jacksonville maker of 'stalking' apps
But according to the complaint, Retina-X did not take steps to make sure the apps purchasers were using the technology for legitimate purposes. In fact, to install the apps, those who bought them often had to jailbreak, or downgrade security measures, on their smartphones. As chief executive officer of Hubbard House, a domestic violence shelter, Gail Patin knows the technology could put the right information in the wrong hands. Thats why a focus of Hubbard House is to help those who believe their personal devices or shared family devices are being secretly monitored. If you are in an abusive relationship and need help, contact Hubbard House.