Cedar Hill House Will Serve as New Refuge to Women, Children Fleeing Domestic Violence

CEDAR HILL — When Debra Nixon-Bowles first started helping women who were victims of domestic abuse nearly 15 years ago, she thought she was just going to be a motivational speaker. But after talking to the women, Nixon-Bowles realized her role needed to be much bigger.“I would get all these crazy calls,” she said. “I said, ‘OK, I think I would be better as a resource center because all these women need resources.'”Nixon-Bowles, founder and president of Women Called Moses, will soon get to further her mission. The nonprofit, which provides crisis counseling, life skills and other resources to women and children fleeing abusive homes, expects to open the doors to its first shelter in December.   Continue reading...

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