Mission: To provide comprehensive services to those who experience domestic violence and sexual assault.
Programs: Battered families services houses victims/survivors of domestic violence and sexual asssault and their children up to 90 days. During that time they provide for their basic necessities, food, clothing, referrals to community agencies, assist with garnering income support, gathering documents and crisis calls. Total clients served-259, days of emergency shelter-3440.
legal services- established this department to assist survivors of domestic violence iwth civil legal issues (temporary and permanent orders of protection, child support and custody, paternity, divorce) to date we have provided numerous hours of legal assistance to clients.
batterer intervention program - conduct 2 groups at our offices and one group at the jail. Groups average 10 participants each. My brother's place is a 52 week batterer intervention program that provides case management services for perpetrators of domestic violence.
transitional housing- we have six apartments availabe and all but one has been rented the entire fiscal year. Apartmnents are rented as low income housing to survivors of domestic violence.