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Volunteers Sought to Help Domestic Violence Survivors

PATERSON, NJ - The Passaic County Women’s Center is looking for volunteers to help survivors of domestic violence.

The group is looking for volunteers from Paterson who are willing to go through its comprehensive 40-hour Domestic Violence Response Team Training. The training is held in the evenings and will take place in the early spring of 2012.

The center is training volunteer advocates to provide support, advocacy, information and referrals, to survivors of domestic violence at the local police department.

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"If you are interested in making a difference in the lives of domestic abuse survivors…if you are caring, compassionate, motivated and empathetic, and would like to volunteer your time and energy for this worthwhile cause, please call Theresa Bivaletz, Domestic Violence Response Team Coordinator at 973-881-0725, ext. 206, for more information!'' says the group's announcement.



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