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Vera House Responds to Taliban's Takeover in Afghanistan

Aug 30, 2021 - As the crisis has unfolded, many Afghan women have spoken out at great peril to themselves and their loved ones. We must listen to them and lift up their voices.

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2020 Annual Report Highlights: A Note from Our Co-Executive Directors

2020 Annual Report Highlights: A Note from Our Co-Executive Directors

Aug 17, 2021 - As we look back on the year, we are filled with gratitude to our staff and their loved ones who supported them through the pain of the pandemic.

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2020 Annual Report Highlights: Advocacy Program Rises to Serve Clients in Pandemic

2020 Annual Report Highlights: Advocacy Program Rises to Serve Clients in Pandemic

Aug 17, 2021 - Our Advocacy Program was hit hard by the pandemic.

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2020 Annual Report Highlights: Committed to Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression

2020 Annual Report Highlights: Committed to Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression

Aug 17, 2021 - Vera House came to recognize the deep connections between domestic and sexual violence and other forms of oppression, particularly racism. 

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2020 Annual Report Highlights: From Shelter Resident to First-Time Homeowner

2020 Annual Report Highlights: From Shelter Resident to First-Time Homeowner

Aug 17, 2021 - In 2020, Shaquoya Williams became the first-ever Vera House resident to move from our shelter directly into home ownership.

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2020 Annual Report Highlights: The Power of Monthly Giving

2020 Annual Report Highlights: The Power of Monthly Giving

Aug 17, 2021 - “As soon as I was able to make a salary, I knew that Vera House would be the place I would make regular financial contributions to, no matter how small.”

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2020 Annual Report Highlights: The Power of Planned Giving

2020 Annual Report Highlights: The Power of Planned Giving

Aug 17, 2021 - "Each time I make a gift, I know I am helping someone have a voice. My remaining involved increases the chances of another victim being saved like I was.”

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Vera House 2020 Annual Report

Vera House 2020 Annual Report

Aug 16, 2021 - Read our 2020 annual report and learn more about how the pandemic impacted the agency and the people we serve.

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Vera House Responds to Gov. Cuomo's Resignation

Aug 10, 2021 - May we grow toward becoming a culture that values the courage of victims and honors their truths.

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Vera House Calls for New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo to Resign

Aug 4, 2021 - We must ask: Why is the pain of speaking the truth about powerful men harder to bear than the pain of keeping abuse bottled up inside?

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Vera House Issues RFP for Strategic Planning Consultant

Jul 14, 2021 - The agency is seeking a consultant to provide a customized strategic planning process and plan that includes leadership succession and will enable the organization to fully realize and implement the emergent changes given lifecycle and community needs over the next three years.

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Vera House Releases Statement on Overturned Conviction in Bill Cosby Case

Jul 1, 2021 - Cosby's release is the result of a failed system.

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Vera House Foundation Welcomes Two New Trustees

Vera House Foundation Welcomes Two New Trustees

May 14, 2021 - Gwendolyn "Gwen" Sanders and Erica Wynn-Kearse join the Vera House Foundation.

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Vera House applauds Syracuse men’s lacrosse team for standing against abuse (Syracuse.com Letter to the Editor)

May 10, 2021 - Prevention Education Administrator Amanda Estevez responds to the SU Men's Lacrosse taking a stance against a teammate's alleged domestic violence in a Syracuse.com letter to the editor.

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Derek Chauvin Trial Verdict: On Celebration and Grief

Apr 21, 2021 - Yesterday a jury found former police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of George Floyd’s murder.

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Syracuse.com Commentary: View murders of Eva Fuld, Connie Tuori for what they are: elder abuse

Mar 26, 2021 - Vera House Abuse in Later Life Coordinator Betsy Ferner and Onondaga County Elder Justice Coalition Co-Chair Mary Anne Corasaniti published a commentary on syracuse.com on recent elder abuse attacks.

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Vera House Responds to the Atlanta Massacre

Mar 22, 2021 - In the midst of the White Ribbon Campaign, another urgent call to address the intersections of violence, racism, misogyny, and other forms of oppression.

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White Ribbon Campaign Champion Spotlight: Housel Dermatology, P.C.

White Ribbon Campaign Champion Spotlight: Housel Dermatology, P.C.

Mar 15, 2021 - Learn why Housel Dermatology, P.C. became a Vera House White Ribbon Campaign Champion.

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Vera House Receives $50,000 Grant from MLB, MLBPA

Mar 8, 2021 - The grant will support Vera House’s Men of Strength Club and Coaching Boys into Men program.

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Vera House Responds to Allegations Against Governor Cuomo

Feb 26, 2021 - Vera House starts by believing survivors.

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