Not your grandmother’s ‘women’s shelter:’

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By Brian Garner

The Center of Hope facility is now open in downtown Chester, but Shelter Leader Kathi Gaddy and Christ Central Ministries Director Betty Bagley say, don’t call it a “women’s shelter” – the program is so much more than that.

“We like to call it the ‘Center of Hope Women’s Program’ Gaddy said. ‘Shelter’ has such a negative connotation to it, like it’s a facility where people wander in and out and leave during the day and come in at night. That’s not really what we are.

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