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Who We Are

The Women’s Center is an independent non-profit human service agency founded in 1977. Its mission is to provide safety and support to women and their families and to facilitate their development.

The Women’s Center provides free and comprehensive services designed to address the issue of domestic violence, sexual assault and abuse.

 

What We Do

The Women's Center provides a variety of programs and services which include:

Emergency Domestic Violence Shelter:  Shelter provides safe, confidential, short-term housing and support to women and their children who are in imminent danger of domestic abuse.

Domestic Abuse Counseling:  Women and children survivors of domestic abuse can participate in short-term individual or group counseling.  Domestic Abuse Counseling services are also available in Spanish.

Sexual Assault and Abuse Counseling:  Women and children survivors of sexual   assault and abuse can participate in short-term individual or group counseling.

Legal Advocacy:  Legal Advocates help victims of abuse or harassment file temporary restraining orders and injunctions and also offer support to victims at court hearings.

Community Education:  The Community Educator will speak to small and large groups in the community about domestic violence, sexual assault and abuse.

24-Hour Crisis Line:  Staff at The Women's Center will answer questions and offer support 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Employment Counseling:  Workshops and counseling are available to help women and men obtain or retain employment. Clients identify their skills and employment objectives with the help of an employment counselor. Services are offered in English and Spanish.

Transitional Living:  Safe, affordable housing and support services are provided to women and their children while they make the transition from an abusive environment to independent living.

Family Support Project:  Parenting classes and short-term family counseling teach families positive ways to deal with stress, manage behavior, and communicate effectively.

Onsite Childcare:  Onsite childcare is available during support groups, classes, and counseling appointments.

 

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