Domestic Violence - Services Available

24 Hour Crisis Line (877-803-7577) - This number is staffed with certified Domestic Violence Counselors, trained to offer crisis counseling, support, referrals and other information about domestic violence.

Emergency Shelter - Shelter offers a safe place for women and their children to escape from the threat of violence and begin their healing process.

Transitional Housing - A second step in the shelter program, these facilities are available for people who are leaving the shelter, but who are not yet able to relocate independently.

Hospital Advocacy - Available 24 hours a day, advocates meet victims of domestic violence in the emergency rooms of area hospitals to immediately begin offering the support and services of the Center for Women and Families.

Legal Advocacy - Advocates are available to explain the legal process and offer emotional support by being present with the client in court.

Safety Planning - Provides support regarding decision making.

Counseling - Available to resident and non-resident victims of domestic violence, this support helps the victim regain self-esteem and make decisions about their life.

Casework - Provides a linkage to legal options, financial aid, employment and permanent housing.

Children's Services - The goal is to teach children that violence is not okay and that it is not their fault, to help improve their self image and communication skills and to teach them ways to be safe.