Dallas, April 2010 – More than 700 domestic violence shelters across the country were surveyed in March 2010. Shelters indicate the economic downturn of the last 18 months has increased demand for their services, and also note their shelters’ ability to raise funds and provide services will be hampered over the next 12 months. Comprehensive 2010 survey findings summarize national and regional results.

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