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Diane Moore, executive director of Advocates Against Battering and Abuse, works in her office Wednesday where an easel holds a to-do list, which includes the creation of a "safe haven." Advocates is applying for a grant to establish a safe haven facility for child visitations and exchanges between estranged or abusive parents.

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Finding a safe haven

Advocates trying to set up secure site for child visit transfers

Imagine wanting to see your child, but worrying that your abusive ex-spouse will again become violent. Imagine having to go to a public place such as McDonald's, or the parking lot of the Steamboat Springs Police Department, to pick up your child from your ex-spouse because there is no better place for the transfer.

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