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
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.
For HAVEN adult clients and individual sessions.
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 to local organizations
Presenters: Victims’ Advocate, Executive Director
Board of Directors: Presentations
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
Hotline -24hour, 365 days-for victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
-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.