All services are free, confidential and available to both shelter residents and nonresident clients. Want to learn more about how we help? Please don’t hesitate to reach out.
24/7 Crisis Line Support
If you or someone you know is experiencing abuse, please call or email us for help. A caring and supportive victim advocate will always be available to talk.
We offer safe shelter to women, men, transgender/non gender conforming individuals and families who are in imminent danger or homeless due to domestic violence. Residents follow a 30-day program that focuses on safety and self-reliance.
Helping domestic violence victims to safety is our number one priority. We work with every caller and client to create a safety plan customized to fit their situation and needs.
We offer assistance, support, empowerment and community resource referral to all callers and clients.
Our counselors can help domestic violence victims and their children age 5 years and older work through a variety of concerns: depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, parenting issues, grief and anger management. These individual and group sessions can focus on understanding the patterns and dynamics of violence, enhancing coping mechanisms, using creative expression to work through feelings and more.
Our legal advocates can help victims navigate the civil legal system, assist with civil protection order applications, provide silent support in court, refer clients to agencies that provide legal representation and more.
We help all safehouse residents develop an individualized action plan that includes personal goals, appointment dates, community resources and more. Our advocates can help clients secure housing, utilize social services, find healthcare, gain employment and more.
Child & teen advocacy
We provide supportive services for families staying in the safehouse including open childcare sessions, parenting resources, youth support groups and weekly family activities. These programs address family violence and enhance coping strategies.
Seeking Safety is a skill- based program for adults and teens with a history of trauma and/or substance misuse. This program focuses on coping skills, self-care, fostering healthy relationships and useful problem solving.
Domestic Violence Treatment Advocacy
We reach out to victims whose current or former partners are in court-mandated treatment programs for domestic violence to educate them about our services.
Address Confidentiality Program
Our advocates can help enroll clients in ACP, a statewide program that provides survivors of domestic violence, sexual offenses, and/or stalking with two services: a legal substitute address for interacting with all state and local government agencies and a confidential mail forwarding services. Uses for the substitute address include: drivers licensing, school enrollment, human services benefits, police and court reports, voter registration records, bank accounts, and special protections on Comcast and other utility accounts.
COmmunity Education & Professional Training
We can provide customized education and professional training presentations to adult and youth groups (ages 11 and older) who are interested in learning more about our services, domestic violence, teen dating violence and more. To schedule a presentation, please email our Outreach Advocate at email@example.com or call at (970) 351-0476.