A Window Between Worlds

A Window Between Worlds
Program Name: 
Adult Windows
Grant Year: 
2015
Grant Type: 
General Community
Grant Amount: 
$20,000
Interest Area: 
Domestic & Sexual Violence Prevention and Support
Grant Purpose: 

Adult Windows provides therapeutic art intervention workshops for survivors of domestic and sexual violence and to provide training and support for new program leaders.

Description: 

Founded in 1991, A Window Between Worlds (AWBW) is dedicated to using art as a healing tool to empower and transform individuals and communities impacted by violence and trauma. Its art programs allow individuals to express and release feelings, process traumatic experiences, enable post-traumatic growth, and increase resiliency. In addition to its process work, AWBW provides comprehensive leadership training to shelter staff and volunteers and participates in community engagement to raise awareness.

Grant Quote: 

"Our Adult Windows program provides art intervention services to survivors of domestic violence and other forms of trauma, helping them create more independent, violence-free lives."

- Cathy Salser, Executive Director, A Window Between Worlds