24 Hour Crisis Line -
Callers can discuss their concerns with a trained Volunteer Advocate.
|Crisis Intervention -
Working with women, and men when appropriate, giving them alternatives, and
making them aware of local resources.
|Emergency Shelter -
Providing transportation to a safe place, most often a shelter in the
|Peer Counseling - One to
one personal and friendly support in times of crisis.
|Support Groups - Women's
Groups: Weekly meetings that offer support for women experiencing difficulty in
their lives. They discuss their problems and help each other find solutions.
Children's Groups: Children of these women meet at the same time and work on
positive self-esteem and alternate ways of dealing with anger and
|Courthouse Advocacy -
Providing assistance and moral support to clients who need to be involved in
the legal system, walking clients through the process of obtaining a Victim's
Protective Order, giving support when clients are prosecuting.
|Hospital Advocacy - Giving
Support during emergency room examination of a rape victim or battered
|Referrals - Making clients
aware of other possible sources of support available in the community.
|Child Care Services -
Providing child care while clients come into the center for services.
|Meals, clothing, and
necessities - As funds and donations allow, clients are given meals,
personal hygiene items, diapers and a change of clothes.
|For information email: The Women's Service and Family Resource