Provided safety and support services to victims of domestic violence heal from the trauma of abuse while recovering in a location that is undisclosed by court mandate and under 24 hour surveillance
Counseling and support groups, referrals for medical and legal assistance, assistance in filing temporary protective orders, Victim Compensation assistance, legal advocacy, personal advocacy, financial assistance, relocation assistance, in-home family advocacy. Speaker’s bureau for domestic violence education and prevention information, emotional support and referrals for secondary victims (i.e., family members, children, etc.).
Education and parent support programs, annual luncheon/breakfast, Child Abuse Prevention Month, video library which provides parenting education, pinwheels for prevention, poster contest
Forensic interviews (24 hour on-call service) referred by Law Enforcement and Departments of Family and Children Services only, crisis intervention, counseling referrals/on site counseling, organized tracking and follow up on all child abuse cases occurring in the Southwestern Judicial Circuit, advocacy and free expert testimony for all substantiated child abuse cases in criminal court. Aftercare to include: therapy referrals, court accompaniment, expert testimony, medical forensic exam referral and referral for medical follow up exams