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While OASIS Inc. will be able to pick up many of the recently closed New Day of Avery County’s
services, the familiar office and shelter in Newland will be closed.
Photo by Matthew Hundley

Originally published: 2013-04-24 09:54:07
Last modified: 2013-04-24 09:54:06

OASIS to provide domestic abuse relief services to Avery

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New Day of Avery County closed its doors on Monday, April 15, and handed over all of its advocacy services to OASIS Inc. New Day of Avery County announced the change in a press release dated April 12. New Day of Avery County was formed as an attempt to resuscitate Avery Citizens Against Domestic Abuse following allegations of financial mishandling that eventually led to an embezzling indictment against its executive director, Patricia Calhoun, on April 23.

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