Knowledge Experience and Support

In 2012, HAVEN provided over 7, 500 services to more than 900 clients.
HAVEN’s clients are diverse with approximately 30% Caucasian, 37% African American, 26% Hispanic and 7% Bi-racial.

 

 

More than just a building

HAVEN SHELTER
Safe and free room and board for up to 90 days for women and their children as they leave violent homes and seek long-term housing.

SUPPORT GROUPS
For HAVEN adult clients and individual sessions.

SUPPORT GROUPS
As well as academic support for children.

FAMILY SERVICES and SHELTER SERVICES COORDINATORS
Referrals and case management.

WEEKEND and NIGHT MANAGERS
Support and 24-hour crisis intervention.

 

Community Education, Training, & Outreach

PRESENTATIONS
Presentations to local organizations
Presenters: Victims’ Advocate, Executive Director
Board of Directors: Presentations

VOLUNTEER TRAINING
Volunteer training: 40-hour volunteer classes; shelter training, crisis intervention training, court advocacy
Facilitators: Victims’ Advocate, Executive Director

 

Community Awareness Safety Efforts

Raising Community Awareness in Sanford and Lee County about Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Advertising/publicizing HAVEN’s services in local service areas and entertainment spots

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VIGIL in October, Domestic Violence Month

SEXUAL ASSAULT VIGIL in April, Sexual Assault Awareness Month

 

HAVEN Services

HAVEN Provides
Hotline -24hour, 365 days-for victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Victim Advocacy
-crisis intervention
-hospital accompaniment
-referrals to other agencies
-accompaniment to law enforcement
-support at legal proceedings
-access to professional counseling

Case Management for each client and family, including aid in developing a long-term plan for sustaining independent and violence-free living.

Courthouse/on-site aid for victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

Guidance and support in obtaining Protective Orders, filing Victim’s Compensation  claims.

Latino translation assistance to support Spanish speaking victims.

MOVE: a program for perpetrators of violence.

 

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