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Tahoe SAFE Alliance offering services on Lake Tahoe’s West Shore

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TAHOE and#8212; Tahoe SAFE Alliance, formerly Tahoe Women Services, has stepped up to the plate by responding to the West Shore communityand#8217;s need for direct services with new office space at the Rideout Community Center in Tahoe City.

Tahoe SAFE Alliance is dedicated to providing free services to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse. This includes women, children, teens, men and same sex couples. The 24-hour help line, 800-736-1060, is available to anyone in crisis. The agency provides intervention, advocacy, education and support services, in all of its offices: Incline Village, Nev., Kings Beach, Truckee and now Tahoe City.

and#8220;Tahoe SAFE Alliance and#8230; will provide services to clients from Olympic Valley all the way down to Tahoma. We look forward to making a difference in this community,and#8221; said Karen Carey, executive director of Tahoe SAFE Alliance. Juan Ospina, a bilingual family outreach advocate, will be at the office in the Rideout Community Center every Friday, 1-4 p.m. Juan, an exceptionally knowledgeable and compassionate person, has been working at Tahoe Safe Alliance since October 2010. Please contact Tahoe SAFE Alliance if you or someone you know is in a crisis. Juan can be reached at 530-412-3738.

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