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My Sisters’ Place

is a domestic, sexual, and dating violence prevention and intervention program. We have been providing critical services, including safety planning, court advocacy, and emergency shelter, to individuals who have experienced interpersonal violence in Lincoln County for 36 years.

Our mission is to comprehensively support those affected by interpersonal violence in Lincoln County by providing shelter, practical assistance, promoting community awareness, and actively working to change community norms and violence.
We believe interpersonal violence takes on many forms: physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual assault, financial abuse, stalking and elder abuse. Although interpersonal violence can manifest subtly or overtly, it has one common denominator: a person who feels entitled to assert power and control over another individual. We believe interpersonal violence stems from oppression, which is the deeply rooted social and systematic mistreatment of individuals, based on their belonging-assumed or actual-to targeted identity groups.
We provide shelter, safety planning, support group, court and agency advocacy, and other services and support to individuals who have experienced interpersonal violence. MSP also partners with a variety of community organizations in Lincoln County, including other nonprofits, law enforcement, and the criminal justice system, to shift the public conversation from from blaming the victim to taking collective responsibility and action.

 MSP has been serving Lincoln County since February 12, 1980. Our first shelter consisted of a small family rental home  in Lincoln County that also housed the business office. Since then, My Sisters’ Place has moved office and shelter locations several times, eventually moving to our current advocacy office in Newport in 2003, building a brand new shelter facility in 2003, and completing a pet kennel adjacent to shelter in 2009 that enables clients with pets to access shelter. Formerly Women’s Crisis Intervention Services, we adopted our current organization name in 2001: My Sisters’ Place.

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Recent Article from Our Newsletter

My Sisters’ Place Plants ‘Hope Tree’

April 1st, 2016|Comments Off on My Sisters’ Place Plants ‘Hope Tree’

My Sisters’ Place extends our sincere thanks to the Rotary Club of Newport for sponsoring a tree planting during April. This Hope Tree represents our choice as a community to create a world free of […]

Introducing the ‘Hope Line’

April 1st, 2016|Comments Off on Introducing the ‘Hope Line’

During April, MSP is proud to present our Hope Line, replacing our previous crisis line. The Hope Line is available at 541-994-5959 (1-800-841-TEAL) to continue to provide clients with support and services. We believe that […]

Spring into Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April 1st, 2016|1 Comment

Spring is a special time at My Sisters’ Place. While we provide services and support to victims of interpersonal violence throughout the year, Sexual Assault Awareness Month in April gives […]

Making a Difference

The following is a list of ways you can make a difference with MSP. These are only ideas of how to make an impact. Remember, no action is too small to make a difference.

  • Volunteer
  • Take a stand
  • Make an in-kind donation
  • Host an outreach activity
  • Donate your old cell phone
  • Offer a financial contribution
  • Spread the word
  • Sponsor a fundraising activity
  • Link your Fred Meyer card to MSP (94415)
  • Link your Amazon Smile account to MSP (be sure to select My Sisters’ Place in Newport, OR)

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Just in time for DVAM, visit our new and improved website! https://t.co/LKPPWXrvE7

Be sure to attend a Sanctuary Night in October - show support for #DV victims and donate to our Sanctuary Fund.… https://t.co/WsHN7245CG

October is #domesticviolenceawarenessmonth and we're raising money for a Sanctuary Fund for housing. Donate online:… https://t.co/IvbVJMm20y

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