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Sacramento's St. John's Shelter for battered women unveils expansion plan
By Cynthia Hubert
After yet another beating that left her face bruised and her spirit broken, Michelle Scott got serious about forging a new life for herself and her four kids.
Published: Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013
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An Important Message From Michele Steeb
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"Nothing will work unless you do." - Maya Angelou
Hard work is at the core of what we teach… not just in the literal sense of employment. At St. John's, we are keenly aware that we can never be working harder for a mother than she is working for herself. When this happens, we ask her to leave.
St. John's is a tough program. While we are teaching mothers how to work, we are also teaching them how to work on themselves… how to change unproductive thoughts and habits that they've often lived with for decades.
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2012 Holiday Gift Giving/Adopt-a-Family Information
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Top 10 Reasons Why St. John's Works...and Why We Are A Worthwhile Investment
By Michele Steeb
St. John's Shelter - Summer 2012 Newsletter
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Now recruiting for St. John's Circle!
Have a little time on your hands and wanting to find a way to help homeless women and children? Become an ambassador for St. John's Shelter by joining our Circle!
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At St. John's, We Know There Is Hope
By Michele Steeb
St. John's Shelter - Spring 2012 Newsletter
The traditional picture of California families, with a father, mother and 2.2 children, is blurring...
Read more about the Spring 2012 Newsletter