One Step Help NPR's Libby Lewis reports on Milwaukee's strategy in getting important safety services to victims of domestic violence. The city's program makes sure that when women file a restraining order, they also hear about how to get an emergency cell phone or funds to move. It's based out of the courthouse, so when women seek help from the legal system, they also are put in touch with social services.

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NPR's Libby Lewis reports on Milwaukee's strategy in getting important safety services to victims of domestic violence. The city's program makes sure that when women file a restraining order, they also hear about how to get an emergency cell phone or funds to move. It's based out of the courthouse, so when women seek help from the legal system, they also are put in touch with social services.