Rose Brooks

Heartland Health Monitor
4:32 pm
Thu June 19, 2014

Rose Brooks Domestic Violence Shelter Opens On-Site Clinic

Women and children escaping domestic abuse often need more than shelter. Many also have serious medical issues.

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.

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.

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Up to Date
7:54 pm
Tue December 4, 2012

Dealing With Domestic Violence

Domestic violence

This weekend's news about the murder-suicide involving Jovan Belcher of the Kansas City Chiefs is bringing the ongoing discussion about domestic violence to the forefront.

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5:28 pm
Sun June 24, 2012

Program Offers Shelter For The Pets Of Domestic Violence Victims

The duo who inspired Rose Brooks' new animal shelter.
Elana Gordon KCUR

One of Kansas City’s main domestic violence agencies opened a new shelter this month. But not for women. 

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9:33 am
Wed June 13, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Wednesday, June 13, 2012

The Kansas National Guard heads to Colorado.  Another kind of shelter opens up at domestic violence agency.  Kansas works on national science standards but some are still concerned about teaching evolution.  It’s a daily digest of headlines from KCUR.

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12:56 am
Wed June 13, 2012

For Pets Of Domestic Violence Victims, A New Shelter From Danger

"Hank," a 4 foot 2 inch Great Dane, gets a kiss from his owner. The two inspired Rose Brooks to build a pet shelter to better accommodate others in similar situations.

One of Kansas City’s main domestic violence agencies is opening a new shelter today. But it's not for women. At least not the human kind.

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