Here's a list of addresses and information for battered women shelters in America.
Abused women shelters assist women and children who are the victims of domestic violence, providing them temporary living arrangements in a secure environment.
OTHER SERVICES COULD INCLUDE:
* Assistance for education and employment, food, clothing
* Counseling and referrals for the abuser
* Assistance with locating permanent housing, case management (budgeting, goal-setting, parenting, nutrition)
* Referrals for emergency housing, food, and legal support
* Assistance with legal and medical needs
* Advocacy for legal, medical, and social services
* Educational training,
* Relocation and employment assistance
* Financial assistance
* Drug and alcohol intervention, rehabilitation
* Health insurance programs and other social services
* Information, referrals, and assistance in filing under the Protection From Abuse Act & the Protection From Stalking Act
* Caring people who will listen, help, and be supportive
* Support groups
* 24-hour support system and advocacy for women and children effected by violence, and/or stalking
* Police Response Advocacy Program
* Education regarding domestic violence, parenting,
assertiveness, community resources, etc.
* Rape Crisis Advocates available 24 hours a day
* Information and assistance in filing for Victim Compensation
* Community education
* Adolescent anger management
* Outreach Program
* Substance Abuse Counseling for Victims
* Case Management
* Sexual Assault Center
* Parenting Classes
* Play Therapy
* Child Forensic Interviews
Crisis Intervention Programs are a necessary tool to break the cycle of violence and victimization of abused women and children. Victims of physical, sexual, verbal and emotional abuse receive services and emotional support 24 hours a day.
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