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New Women's Shelter Being Built in Shelby

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Glenda Woodson knows the importance of having a safe place to go. Woodson arrived at the Shelby Women’s Shelter a victim of domestic violence, but left with her faith restored and a set of skills than allowed her to reenter her community as a productive, happy member.

Women like Woodson are the reason for the bigger and better shelter they broke ground on today. After raising funds and preparing for year, the Cleveland County Abuse Prevention Council announced to Shleby Shelbyhey're ready to move ahead with plans for the new shelter.

Cathy Roberston, Executive Director of Cleveland County Abuse Prevention, says there is a need for a more spacious shelter, with separate bedrooms. She says privacy is important for recovery for some of the women that use the shelter.

Roberston says she hopes the new shelter will be done within a year.


 
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