Mission: Assist victims of domestic violence
Programs: In 2014, shelter services were provided to 501 adults and children that were victims of domestic violence and sexual assault resulting in 22,580 days of shelter. In addition, 90,320 nutritional meals were served and children in shelter received 22,809 hours of structured childcare services. Most clients reported a greater sense of personal safety due to developing safety plans, having batp programs as a support system, having a safe place to go when needing to escape violence and abuse and knowing that services were available after exiting shelter.
2014 non-residential victim assistance services include:24-hour crisis hotline services which served 10,006 persons in 2014. Advocates accompanied 53 individuals to hospitals, law enforcement agencies, court appearances and the district attorney's office. Staff provided advocacy and intervention services on and off school campuses to facilitate victim/crime prevention efforts. Caseworkers and housing specialists provided 2,588 hours of case management services. The therapists offered 1,246 hours of therapeutic counseling sessions.
2014 self reliance program includes:services offered to provide restoration services to adult and child victims of domestic and sexual violence. This includes work towards eliminating domestic and sexual violence through prevention efforts and education services within the community.