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Causes: Crime & Law, Domestic Violence, Hot Lines & Crisis Intervention, Human Services, Mental Health, Spouse Abuse Prevention, Victims Services

Mission: Sojourner house's mission is to provide culturally sensitive support, advocacy, safety and respect for victims of domestic abuse; and to affect systems change.

Programs: Transitional housing program provides longer-term housing in individual apartments for individuals and families to have a safe place to live while beginning to address the problems that caused their homelessness. The program represents a transition from a life of instability to a life of stability, from dependence to independence, from chaos to order.

emergency shelter is available for adults and children fleeing domestic violence. The emergency shelter provides housing and case management for clients and their children. Clients are supported while they establish financial and emotional stability after leaving their abusers.

sojourner house operates an advocacy and resource center in providence, rhode island. The services provided include walk-in counseling, information and referrals, support groups, community education and outreach and advocacy.

domestic violence education and prevention

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Rating: 5

In a service organization, most of the resources are expended on personnel. As a result the team and leadership are the critical components that provide personal services to clients in crisis and need. The team at Sojourner House of Rhode Island provides assistance, housing, support and solace to clients, in a respectful and professional manner, that empowers them and their children to transition back to independent living, secure in the knowledge that their training and support will enable them to maximize their quality of life.

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