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Domestic Violence Survivor Services

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All services provided to domestic violence survivors and their families are free, confidential, and victim-centered.

Emergency Shelter
Shelter is available to victims and their children who need to flee for safety and find confidential support.

Transitional Housing
Long-term housing is available to emergency shelter residents who are working on becoming self-sufficient.

Counseling
Individual and group counseling are available for adults and children. Counselors can help survivors and their children process emotions and reactions relating to domestic violence, help to develop healthy coping strategies, and provide support in the healing process. All counselors are master’s-level or higher.

Legal Advocacy
Trained legal advocates can assist clients with completing the paperwork necessary to obtain Orders of Protection and assist survivors as they navigate the legal system. Advocates are also available to assist clients in obtaining other social services, public aid, child care, housing, education, job services, and transportation.

Medical Advocacy
Trained advocates provide support and assistance at the hospital when a victim arrives in the Emergency Department.

If you are in immediate danger call 911.

Take a danger assessment. 

Trained staff members are available 24 hours a day to provide emotional support, information, and referrals. Our hotline is a valuable resource for survivors as well as community members. If you have any questions about our services, the dynamics of abuse or violence, or how to be supportive to someone in your life, please do not hesitate to call us.

Call Our Hotline: 815.756.5228