Ruth’s House Antiques

Our downtown Washington antique store supports our work to interrupt the cycle of domestic violence in eastern North Carolina.

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Our Services

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For someone trying to escape an abusive relationship, leaving is an important step — but it’s just the first step. Ruth’s House offers a safe shelter for those fleeing domestic violence. We also offer vital counseling and court advocacy services to help these brave women take the next steps.   Domestic violence is a societal problem. […]

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Support Us

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Your support is essential to our work. Learn more about offering your time, efforts, or dollars to the fight against domestic violence.

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Contact Us

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Trying to leave an abusive partner? Interested in helping us end domestic violence in Beaufort County? Contact us.

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About Ruth’s House

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In 2011, a group of Washington, NC, pastors and community leaders launched joined together to start Ruth’s House, a domestic violence shelter.

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