Domestic VIOLENCE Shelter
The Shelter location is undisclosed to provide greater security for its residents. It is equipped with a comprehensive security system and measures to provide a safe refuge for battered women and their children.
The Shelter setting promotes healing and change. Trained staff are on-site 24 hours a day to provide direction, support , and resources for each family member's needs. Certified counselors are also available to clients via phone or in person 24/7.
The stay in the Shelter can be transformative. A period of real safety can allow for effective problem-solving and can connect those isolated and traumatized everyday living free from the control of the abuser.
The Shelter provides a warm home-style living setting. Bedrooms are assigned and include all bedding and pillows. Guests share living, full kitchen, bathroom spaces, and laundry. The Shelter provides plenty of room for children to play and family space.
For those fleeing - food, clothing, and toys will be be made immediately available.
Contact the Domestic Violence Shelter 24 hours a day at at 563-264-3278 or call the CRISIS Line is 563-263-8080.