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Shelters can't help all fleeing abuse

Cutbacks, shift in policy narrow victims' options

Anthia Elliott took a call at Safe Passage. The Northampton facility offers services for victims of domestic violence. Anthia Elliott took a call at Safe Passage. The Northampton facility offers services for victims of domestic violence. (christine peterson/for the boston globe)
By Maria Cramer
Globe Staff / January 14, 2008

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Domestic violence shelters across the state are becoming overwhelmed and are increasingly turning victims away, driving some of those seeking help back to abusive partners or to the streets, according to advocates and shelter program directors. (Full article: 982 words)

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