The Awareness Center, Inc.

Rating: 4.75 stars   4 reviews

Issues: Mental Health, Crime & Law, Religion

Location: PO Box 65273 Baltimore MD 21209 USA

Mission: The Awareness Center, Inc. Incorporated in 2003. We are dedicated to ending sexual violence in Jewish communities around the globe. Sexual violence includes: childhood sexual abuse, sexual assault, professional/rabbinical sexual misconduct, sexual harassment.
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EIN 56-2380540
http://www.theawarenesscenter.org
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Rating: 5 stars  

I volunteered on and off for The Awareness Center for the last several years. I wanted to get involved because I am a Jewish Survivor and wanted to help others to heal. The organization has helped survivors on an international basis on so many different levels, from helping a survivor find a therapist, connecting them with appropriate legal professionals, medical professionals who are experienced working with survivors -- to helping survivors connect with others. It's amazing how much work this organization has done with little to no money. I can only think of what they could do if everyone would donate funds.

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

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Role: Professional with expertise in this field
Rating: 4 stars  

Vicki is tireless in her quest for justice.I'm glad I'm on her side, I wouldn't want to fight with her.

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The feedback I've gotten from other professionals.

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It would have more staff than Vicki and a stable funding base.

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Role: Professional with expertise in this field
Rating: 5 stars  

I have referred clients to The Awareness Centre and have spent time with the executive director, Vicki Polin. This organization is an invaluable resource not just for Jewish people who have been victimized but for anyone whose victimization has an element of any religious institutions involvement.

For those who have been abused by a religious leader or where religion plays a part in the violation, this organization's expertise is essential. So many therapists and advocates miss the importance of the role of religion and the client's spiritual belief system.

The Awareness Center also acts as a clearing house for education as well as information for those who work with vulnerable people. The Center provides educational training for survivors groups, community organizations, rabbis, teachers and parents with the lofty goal of ending sexual violence.

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They have been a valuable resource to me in my work.

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I would wish that this organization could find more secure funding so they could expand their website and the work they do.

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Rating: 5 stars  

The Awareness Center is sensitive and caring. It is here for anyone who wants to talk , seek counsel and advice. Vicki Polin is outstanding in her patience and open heart.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

helping several families and individuals

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

help more people

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