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COVID-19 and Intimate Partner Violence – Video Series

We worked with Stanford University’s Department of Emergency Medicine and DigitalMedic to create a video series that aims to better inform health workers, community members, and survivors about the complexities of IPV while navigating the challenges the pandemic has created in seeking help.

Next Door Solutions’ Statement on the June 24, 2022 SCOTUS Decision

Next Door Solutions stands in solidarity with survivors, reproductive healthcare providers and advocates in the reproductive justice movement. Every survivor and person deserves the right to bodily autonomy. Safe and equitable reproductive healthcare is essential to family and community health, safety, and wellbeing.

Statement from Next Door Solutions on Gender-Based Violence & Reproductive Justice

Next Door Solutions’ programs and services are based on a survivor-defined model; we recognize the survivor is the most knowledgeable person in regards to their life and all the circumstances surrounding and flowing through it. It also means that we don’t “tell” the survivor what they should or should not do. That includes their reproductive decision making.

When Bonds Become Chains

Sometimes it’s fear of deportation or revenge against family; other times it’s the economic dependency, especially if the abuser provided the income. Often, it’s the sheer paralysis of finding a safe place to live, particularly in the Bay Area with its high cost of living. Ana Castillo, who works for the Next Door Solutions (NDS) advocacy housing program, recounts a recent case about a client we will name “Angela”.

Survivor Story 8: My son altered the future

My toddler’s instinct to protect his mother enabled me to escape from the darkness. I asked myself: what am I doing? My abuser was removed from our shared home and I changed the locks. A police officer referred me to Next Door Solutions.

Light Up the Night | October 1, 2022 | 6:00 PM | Villa Ragusa

Our Annual "Light Up the Night" Fundraiser, at Villa Ragusa, in Campbell. Honoring domestic violence victims who have lost their lives and survivors that are moving towards wellness and recovery with support from Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence. At Next Door Solutions, we believe in a victim’s right to justice, quality programs and comprehensive services to achieve safety, stability, and self-sufficiency. In honor of serving our community, at the Light Up the Night Gala, you will help us to raise awareness and support victims of domestic violence through relationships, fundraising, and caring for individuals and families.

Girls Got the Blues

On Saturday, February 26, 2022, our annual Girls Got the Blues Concert was broadcast via Live stream at the Barebottle Brewing Co. in Santa Clara and on Facebook and YouTube.

Farewell Note from Next Door Solutions’ Executive Director, Esther Peralez-Dieckmann

Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence (NDS) is announcing the departure of its Executive Director, Esther Peralez-Dieckmann, as of February 28, 2022. Esther has been with Next Door Solutions since 2017. She led the organization through a stage of significant growth and successfully faced the challenges of transitioning services due to COVID.

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