Domestic Violence Shelters

Two crisis shelters, specific to meeting the needs of victims of domestic violence, are operated from confidential locations. Single women or women with their children benefit from physical safety as well as a variety of additional services. Degreed, trained staff are on-site 24/7 to support residents. These supports include, but are not limited to, safety planning, goal setting, resource identification, social services and legal advocacy, support groups, and connections to employment and housing. The shelters look like typical family homes- with bedrooms, bathrooms, large kitchens, laundry rooms, playrooms, quiet rooms, and toys/activities for children to enjoy. All services are free of charge.

Shelter for Male Victims of Domestic Violence

Men with or without children may need crisis shelter to escape an abusive partner. Degreed, trained staff provide safety planning, goal setting, resource identification, social services and legal advocacy, and connections to employment and housing. Services are free of charge.

302-762-6110

Domestic Violence Hotline

The Domestic Violence Hotline is a 24/7 Bilingual (Spanish and English) service for people who are experiencing domestic violence. Callers talk with a degreed, trained advocate about their unique situation. The hotline counselors are trained to respond to crisis situations, safety plan and to refer to a variety of community services. Many callers find relief simply by connecting with the hotline counselor. The hotline call sometimes leads to entering one of the domestic violence shelters.