The Mercer County Board of Chosen Freeholders joined Womanspace, Inc. in recognizing April 2011 as Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Mercer County. Womanspace is a leading not-for-profit agency that has been providing comprehensive services to individuals impacted by domestic and sexual violence for the past nine years. In 2010 they provided direct services to 203 victims of sexual violence. Patricia M. Hart, Director, stated that the organization assists survivors from all geographic, social-economic, cultural, racial, and religious backgrounds. To make a contribution, volunteer, or learn more about the services they offer, visit their website at http://www.womanspace.org/
. The Mercer County 24 hour hotline for domestic violence and sexual assault is 609-394-9000.
Front Row: (L-R) Freeholder Anthony P. Carabelli; Eileen Fuminella, Human Resource Manager, Womanspace Inc.; Eileen Thornton, long-time Womanspace volunteer; Freeholder Ann M. Cannon; Freeholder Chair Pasquale A. Colavita, Jr.;
Second Row: (L-R) Freeholders Andrew Koontz & Sam Frisby, Sr.; Patricia M. Hart, Director of Womanspace, Inc.; Freeholder John A. Cimino and Freeholder Vice-Chair Lucylle R.S. Walter.