whoever gives this facility over 2 stars is full of CRAP!! this place is a land fill for the living dead staff should be ashamed to say they work here looks like a 3rd world country on 2nd floor the way those women are living SAD!
We called because my friend is being abused. Every day she is mentally and emotionally abused. She lost her job and her SO yells, screams and degrades her, along with the SO's mother. My friend has lost a signifigant amount of weight due to being so upset and scared she barely eats. Hubbard House told her she didn't fit their criteria, due to not being physically abused. My friend asked what services HH COULD help her with, and never got an answer. Was given a number to another place and then hung up on. HUNG UP. When I attempted to ask them via Facebook why this had happened, they did not respond, and the last time I checked, my message mysteriously has disappeared. Sad!
I was once a client at hubbard house. I would like to thank the staff and others who helped me and my children get the help we needed. I had a pleasant and comfortable stay. My children still talk about the hubbard house and its been almost 2 years now. If it wasn't for the hubbard house I dont know where I would be. This experience has made me come to the conclusion that when I finish college that I want to be part of a non profit organization.
Review from Guidestar
Hubbard House provides a myriad of services to women, men and children who have been impacted by domestic violence. The staff's expertise and professionalism in awareness, prevention and managing domestic violence incidents is impressive. The impact Hubbard House has had in Northeast Florida is invaluable.
While serving on the Board of Hubbard House I learned a tremendous amount about domestic violence and came to understand what a strong, professional staff they have. Hubbard House was the first established domestic violence shelter in the state of Florida and has been a leader for over 30 years. One especially important part of the program is a 25+ year old Batterer's Intervention Program that seeks to end the cycle of domestic violence by helping batterer's learn better behaviors. Another important aspect of the Hubbard House program is their work with children and teens. In-school programs help children learn that violence isn't the way to solve problems and teens learn healthy relationship behavior. All in all, Hubbard House is an excellent program with an excellent shelter program and an equally excellent outreach center for non-residents. We are very fortunate in Northeast Florida to have Hubbard House.
The most publicly visible aspect of Hubbard House is the shelter it provides for victims of domestic violence. This provides an immediate benefit to victims. But, one rarely considers the fact that the victims also include children, who also have educational needs (e.g., they may need to pulled out of their regular school for safety reasons). The victims needing shelter are in desparate situations and Hubbard House helps empower them to leave their home and take back the life they deserve. But, Hubbard House is much more than a shelter. Not all victims need a shelter; but most need some level of support. Hubbard House is there to provide that support whether it be in the courts or through its outreach center. Tour the facility, listen to the stories told at the annual breakfast, or see what happens in our courts. You'll get an idea of how pervasive domestic violence is and you'll see how Hubbard House has stepped up to enable victims to regain their dignity.
Hubbard House is a top notch nonprofit organization providing much needed inhouse and outreach services to victims of domestic violence in the North Florida area. During my many years of Board service, I have had the pleasure of working closely with the Hubbard House leadership team and have seen first hand their business professionalism and their passion for the Hubbard House mission of Every Relationship Violence free. I have also served on the Audit Committee, giving visibility to their excellent management processes and fiscal accountability to ensure that funding is invested wisely in programs for the benefit of their clients. In addition to Board responsibilities, I have enjoyed being involved with Hubbard House in their community awareness and fundraising activities (annual memorial breakfast, golf tournament, awareness walk) and plan to support the organization for the foreseeable future.
I began interning at Hubbard House in August 2009 and had a great experience and was overly impressed with the extensive programs and services they offer as well as how professional all their staff, volunteers, and even clients are. They truly provide life saving services, that are needed now more than ever. Hubbard House is a fantastic organization that fosters and inspires success within their clients, employees, and volunteers.
I have been a volunteer with Hubbard House for 3 years now. It is amazing to me to hear and see first hand the success stories that come from this agency. Our community is fortunate to have this organization and the services it provides to victims of domestic violence. The caring staff are truly inspiring!
Hubbard House is where I completed my undergraduate internship. I worked with public relations and special events. Before my internship I had never been exposed to Hubbard House, and I was so impressed with all of the services they have to offer. Since my internship I have participated in the Setting The Pace for Peace event, which was awesome. It's a great organization and a great asset to the community!
I just completed an internship at Hubbard House where I worked in the Development Department. I helped primarily with raising money for the annual Golf Tournament. I also worked in PR. This experience really helped open my eyes further to the service that Hubbard House provides for women and men. It provides a safe haven for people escaping domestic violence. It also provides education which helps identify domestic violence, educates youth at an early age about domestic violence and serves in an advocacy role in the community. The staff are very passionate about helping these victims not only escape but change their lives. It was very touching for me to occasionally ride the elevator with women who were staying at Hubbard House. It was sad and encouraging at the same time. This is a wonderful organization that provides a much needed service in Jacksonville.
Being on the board of this wonderful organization has really opened my eyes to what they do for domestic violence victims. This is a life line for those who need to get out of a dangerous situation and they save lives in so many ways. Also, how the community embraces them is truly inspiring.
I have been on the Board for the last 5 years, and I currently serve as the President. As a Board Member, I have been able to observe first hand what an incredibly vital role The Hubbard House plays in our community. The Hubbard House not only provides a safe haven to victims of domestic violence; it also provides numerous other services to assist victims in regaining their lives, their independence, and their emotional well-being. I have heard so many victims talk about how The Hubbard House saved them from enduring continued emotional and physical violence. Put in its simplest terms, The Hubbard House saves lives, and it works tirelessly to achieve its mission -- "Every Relationship Violence Free."
I have been to several Hubbard House charity events and helped to organize a benefit for them on one occassion. It always amazes me to hear people come up to the volunters and share their stories. Hubbard House does a wonderful job with promoting awareness about domestic violence throughout the community and by offering support and a safe environment for those affected. A member of my immediate family was a victim of domestic violence as a child and I hope that had these resources been available to her she would have been able to reach out for the help she needed.
Hubbard House is an amazing organization. The Staff and Volunteers are caring and wonderful. We are blessed to have such an amazing shelter.
I have been affected personally by witnessing some the abuse that my daughter endured, she is a survivor of abuse. I became involved with Hubbard House as a direct result of her working for Hubbard House. My husband and I work on the PGA Champions Tour. For the past two years I have solicted and obtained several items and golf memorabilia for the Hubbard House Auction.
It's always a wonderful experience to participate as a volunteer in the annual dinner & auction before the golf tournament fund-raiser. Over the few years I've volunteered in this capacity, there has been a growth in the professionalism & effeciency in handling the guest check-in and auction check-out. It's a wonderful cause!
For s long time I volunteered at the shelter every Tuesday in the childcare center. I also volunteered at the womens support group. That was a very rewarding experience for me to see the women grow from week to week. It also helped me to deal with some of my own feelings regarding my personal experiences. I am a childhood survivor of domestic violence and my sister was killed by her abuser so the cause is near and dear to my heart.