homeless women http://kcur.org en Abuse Narratives Inform Recovery In Domestic Violence Shelters http://kcur.org/post/abuse-narratives-inform-recovery-domestic-violence-shelters <p>A University of Kansas professor's recent research at a domestic violence shelter indicates that the way survivors must tell their stories in order to gain access to resources could be working against the emotional recovery process.</p> Tue, 27 May 2014 17:02:26 +0000 Gina Kaufmann & Matthew Long-Middleton 56377 at http://kcur.org 90-Mile View: Runaway Senior Lands In Kansas City http://kcur.org/post/90-mile-view-runaway-senior-lands-kansas-city <p></p><p>We’ve been following the story of Patricia Porsche for the past year.&nbsp; In that time she has made her way from being homeless and unemployed to working for the True Light Family Resource Center in Kansas City, Mo.&nbsp; As its volunteer coordinator and as mentor to the women living in the center’s transitional home, Trisha has a front-row seat to the challenges facing homeless women in Kansas City.</p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 20:51:12 +0000 Steve Kraske & Danie Alexander 51864 at http://kcur.org 90-Mile View: Runaway Senior Lands In Kansas City New Housing Helps Homeless Women http://kcur.org/post/new-housing-helps-homeless-women <p>A new transitional living program opened for women this fall, built almost entirely on small contributions and the work of volunteers.&nbsp; The Freedom House on 31<sup>st</sup> and Charlotte in midtown will provide a home for four homeless women who are trying to get their lives back together. &nbsp;KCUR&#39;s Susan B. Wilson paid a visit in early November, when the first residents moved in. For those two women, it was their first chance in a while to be a part of a real &ldquo;home.&quot;</p><p> Tue, 20 Dec 2011 17:16:29 +0000 Susan B. Wilson 9355 at http://kcur.org New Housing Helps Homeless Women Stand-Down to Help Women Vets http://kcur.org/post/stand-down-help-women-vets <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d04bb162211-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d04bb162211-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d04bb162211-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kcur/local-kcur-930633.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>Kansas City, MO – "Stand-down" is a military term for a temporary break from combat, but it can also be a temporary break for homeless veterans - a place where they can get a meal, a haircut, or medical attention. Normally these events are geared toward men, but tomorrow in Kansas City women vets will, perhaps for the first time, have a stand down of their own.</p> Fri, 22 Oct 2010 15:07:09 +0000 Frank Morris 7195 at http://kcur.org