Rose Brooks http://kcur.org en Rose Brooks Domestic Violence Shelter Opens On-Site Clinic http://kcur.org/post/rose-brooks-domestic-violence-shelter-opens-site-clinic <p>Women and children escaping domestic abuse often need more than shelter. Many also have serious medical issues.</p><p>To address them, Rose Brooks Center, one of the area's largest domestic violence shelters, on Thursday opened a new two-bed health clinic inside its Kansas City facility.</p><p>Susan Miller, Rose Brooks' CEO, says the clinic will fill a vital need for the more than 800 women and children sheltered by the agency each year.</p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 21:32:16 +0000 Alex Smith 57626 at http://kcur.org Dealing With Domestic Violence http://kcur.org/post/dealing-domestic-violence <p>This weekend's news about the <strong>murder-suicide involving&nbsp;Jovan<span class="Apple-converted-space">&nbsp;</span>Belcher </strong>of the Kansas City Chiefs is bringing the <strong>ongoing discussion about domestic violence</strong> to the forefront.</p> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 01:54:06 +0000 Beth Lipoff & Brian Ellison 28537 at http://kcur.org Dealing With Domestic Violence Program Offers Shelter For The Pets Of Domestic Violence Victims http://kcur.org/post/program-offers-shelter-pets-domestic-violence-victims <p>One of Kansas City’s main domestic violence agencies opened a new shelter this month. But not for women. Rose Brooks now has an onsite pet shelter, making it the first agency in the region and one of just a few dozen nationwide to have a place for domestic violence victims’ pets. For some women, the new resource may mean the difference between seeking safety and continuing to live in danger. That was the case for "McKenzie" and "Hank," the duo who inspired the new shelter.</p> Sun, 24 Jun 2012 22:28:48 +0000 Elana Gordon 19923 at http://kcur.org Program Offers Shelter For The Pets Of Domestic Violence Victims Top Of The Morning News: Wednesday, June 13, 2012 http://kcur.org/post/top-morning-news-wednesday-june-13-2012 <p>The Kansas National Guard heads to Colorado.&nbsp; Another kind of shelter opens up at domestic violence agency.&nbsp; Kansas works on national science standards but some are still concerned about teaching evolution.&nbsp; It&rsquo;s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.</p><p> Wed, 13 Jun 2012 14:33:07 +0000 Maria Carter 19302 at http://kcur.org For Pets Of Domestic Violence Victims, A New Shelter From Danger http://kcur.org/post/pets-domestic-violence-victims-new-shelter-danger <p>One of Kansas City&rsquo;s main domestic violence agencies is opening a new shelter today. But it&#39;s not for women. At least not the human kind. Wed, 13 Jun 2012 05:56:28 +0000 Elana Gordon 19282 at http://kcur.org For Pets Of Domestic Violence Victims, A New Shelter From Danger