A Woman's Place offers safe shelter to women and their children. Residents follow a 30 day program that focuses on safety and fostering self-reliance.
AWP legal advocates provide assistance and support during the civil protection order process, and legal referrals as appropriate.
AWP staff work with women to achieve self-sufficiency by obtaining housing, utilizing social services and other community agencies, and gaining employment.
Safety is our number one concern. AWP works with all clients to establish a safety plan to suit their situation.
Counseling & Support Services
AWP offers individual and group prevention and intervention counseling and support services for victoms of domestic abuse. Support services consist of DV education, parenting skills, and goals related to self-sufficiency. Counseling services are also available to children ages 5 years and older. These sessions focus on understanding family violence, as well as enhancing safety planning skills, and coping mechanisms.
Child and Youth Programs:
These programs run simultaneously with adult programs, and offer counseling and activities to enhance coping skills and address family violence and safety planning.
AWP offers all of the above programs to women, children, and men on a non-resident basis.
This service provides access to confidential translation for individuals with limited English language skills 24/7.
If you are dealing with domestic violence, call:
Community Education: A Woman's Place staff are available for presentations at schools, businesses, agencies, organizations, or other groups. Presentations are available in English and Spanish, and may focus on domestic violence, teen dating abuse, AWP mission and programs, and how the community can get involved and help.
Referrals: AWP can assist in providing appropriate referrals within the community.
Outreach Center: AWP has an outreach office to assist non-residential clients with their service needs. To learn more about the services we provide, please contact us at 970-351-0476