Mural!

Our mural is complete! Thank you to everyone involved! Head down to Third and Allen Street to see it! Official ribbon cutting will be held on Wednesday, October 28 at 12:15 p.m.

Volunteer Advocates needed

Volunteer advocates are the backbone to the agency providing an invaluable service to our survivors of sexual violence. Volunteers participate in an "on call" rotation to respond to one of our 4 hospitals when a call is received through the crisis line after business hours. We only ask volunteers to…

Kentucky Rape Kit Backlog

Kentucky is working its way toward getting all kits tested and entered into the national database.  You can follow the progress by going to https://www.kentuckybacklog.com/

Kentucky continues to be ranked high in Victimization

National Institute Partner and Sexual Violence survey was just released and the news is not good for Kentucky.  The state ranks number one in regards to the number of stalking victims.  But that's not all the bad news.  We continue to rank high in lifetime victimization of both men and…

Green Dot program published in National Journal

Seven years ago New Beginnings was part of a statewide effort to reduce violence in high schools through the Green Dot program.  The evaluation of this project spanned 5 years and roughly 80,000 students.  Prevention educators from all 13 rape crisis centers presented this bystander intervention program to 13 high…

Looking to make a difference? Be an Advocate!

Survivors will tell you that having an advocate present at the hospital is one of the most comforting things offered to them during a very traumatic and difficult time.  Our advocates are trained to respond to crisis calls at the hospital or over the phone.  They are a critical part…

Board Members wanted!

If you are looking to make a difference in your life and in the life of others, please consider joining our team as a board member.  Our board meets monthly on the 3rd Tuesday at 5:30 January-November.  Everyone brings their own unique set of skills to the table to work…