~50% of women who are homeless report that domestic violence was the immediate cause of their homelessness. “Stumbling Southward” is a poem from a domestic violence survivor who has been served by Project DVORA. This writer explores the connection between DV and homelessness. In addition to advocacy-based counseling, Project DVORA offers resilience-building groups for individuals and families.
Learn more about the correlation between homelessness and domestic violence. Read another poem from this author here.