In the past year alone, the shelter has provided 45,618 safe shelter nights for survivors of domestic violence and their children.
On average families stay 56 nights at our shelter during which they receive services including housing, crisis intervention, therapy and advocacy assistance, as well as food, clothing and household supplies, as needed. Women In Distress is committed to serving all individuals living in unsafe situations because of domestic violence, including those with special needs. Our services are also available to male survivors, the LGBTQ community and those with disabilities.
Through our emergency shelter program, victims of domestic violence and their children are given a safe environment and provided with supportive services, helping participants to rebuild and sustain independence and a violence-free future. Women In Distress’ services are designed to address individual needs and empower survivors to live a self-determined, violence-free life.