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Providence House Inc

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Causes: Child Abuse Prevention, Child Day Care, Children & Youth, Crime & Law, Domestic Violence, Family Violence Shelters, Homeless & Housing, Housing & Shelter

Mission: Providence House fights to end child abuse and neglect by protecting at-risk children, empowering families in crisis, and building safer communities for every child.

Results: Our results are clear. Last year: - Preservation: 98% of our children were reunified with their parent or guardian after an average stay of 20 days - Satisfaction: 78% of high risk parents who received intensive family support services felt their family stability increased - Compliance: 90% of our parents are fully compliant and complete our recommended case management, parent education, and visitation services - Success: A recent study shows that when parents complete our services their children are far less likely to be placed in foster care after they leave Providence House

Target demographics: children in emergency shelter when parents are temporarily unable to care for them due to crisis situations

Direct beneficiaries per year: 326 children from 166 families

Geographic areas served: Greater Cleveland Area

Programs: our Crisis Nursery- Crisis Intervention and Family Preservation Program. We Protect At-Risk Children - by providing for their physical, emotional, developmental, and educational needs o Free, voluntary (non-custodial) 24/7 emergency shelter and services to children, newborn - 10 years old who are at risk of abuse or neglect for up to 60 days. We Empower Families in Crisis – by offering respect, delivering education, connecting resources, and encouraging responsibility o Unique, individualized parent counseling, education, mentoring, family preservation and aftercare services We Build Safer Communities – by preventing tragedy, promoting prevention to end the cycle of abuse, and strengthening neighborhoods with healthy families o Collaborative partner with nearly 40 public and private service providers to link safety net services for family stability

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