A Note From Stephanie Page, Executive Director, Abby’s House
Monday, March 16, 2020
Dear members of the Abby’s House community,
During the Coronavirus epidemic, Abby’s House remains committed to providing a safe place for the most vulnerable women and children in our community. Abby’s House meets a critical need for shelter, housing and support services in order to keep women and children safe.
To date, no cases of the virus have been identified within the Abby’s House community. Many of our residents and guests are among those most at-risk of life-threatening implications if they become ill because of the presence of existing health conditions and age.
We are following recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control, along with the City of Worcester and MA Department of Public Health, to protect everyone’s health and safety at Abby’s House, and we are implementing the following precautions:
Abby’s House will continue to update and share our plans as the situation progresses. If you are looking for ways to help, Abby’s House is need of the following:
Please visit our website for regular updates of needed items: abbyshouse.org/get-involved/donate-needed-items/. Items can be dropped off in reception at 52 High Street, Worcester.
In these unprecedented times, we are especially grateful to the staff for staying informed, working hard, and being flexible and creative to carry out our mission without putting themselves or others at risk.
We thank each of you for your continued support and compassion.
Please stay healthy and safe,