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The agency currently provides crisis intervention services for victims; intervention in the form of group education for perpetrators of violence; and support and individual sessions for children who witness or perpetrate violence.
Victims are offered safe, confidential and free support services 24-hours a day. Staffed with informed and caring individuals, the agency works to educate victims with knowledge regarding their legal rights and options, working to empower individuals.
- 24-Hour Shelter- Provided to victims and their children. Locations of shelter sites are kept confidential to protect our clients.
- 24-Hour Crisis Line-Victims of domestic, sexual or stalking violence can call the crisis line after operating hours to discuss emergency needs, such as shelter, reporting a crime and/or protective orders.
- Support Groups-A 16-week intervention, which provides support to those escaping and/or healing from the trauma associated with domestic violence.
- Individual Sessions-Designed to inform victims of their rights, resources available, safety planning, and develop a plan of action.
- Transportation-Provided to related services, at the discretion of the agency.
- 911 Cell Phones-To assist clients with safety and keep them informed of proceedings.
- Information and Referral-To aid in decision-making and empowerment.
- A.G.A.P.E.-A Group About Parenting Enrichment serves as a time for parents to meet in a group setting to discuss current issues regarding child development and various parenting techniques. May be group, individual or home-based setting.
- Legal Advocacy-A specially trained person who informs a victim about their legal rights and assists them throughout legal proceedings.
- Sexual Assault Advocacy-Specializing in knowledge regarding sexual violence, a sexual assault advocate will assist a victim with information regarding their legal and medical rights, assisting them through legal, medical and financial matters regarding such violence.
Services for Youth
- Teen Anger Management-Helps teens explore their feelings behind their anger, and develop healthier coping and communication skills.
- Youth Skills Group-Provides a forum for youth to develop healthy communication skills and goal setting, while discussing healthy relationship models.
- Individual Sessions-Designed to assist youth who may not be prepared for a group setting, discussing sensitive subjects such as dating and sexual violence.
Services for Adults
- Batterers Intervention Program (BIP)-A 16-week course designed to assist those who batter with skills aimed at ending the cycle of violence, by changing values and beliefs associated with abuse. Group members are educated on: the effects of domestic violence; reviews their personal history with violence; why it is a choice and not a loss of control; works to help participants identify their controlling behavior; accountability; respect; healthy relationship and decision making skills; and includes a parenting component.
- Locations Include:
- Clinton County Jail
- Anger Management Group-A 12-week course designed to assist participants with healthy alternatives to behavior associated with their anger. Group members are educated with feelings and physiological responses to anger, reviews anger as an underlying emotion, problem solving, stress management, and healthy communication skills.
Our trained and qualified staff is available to speak at any venue on various topics related to sexual, domestic and stalking violence including:
- Domestic and Sexual Violence-Dynamics 101
- Healthy Relationships and Communication
- Dating and Sexual Violence-Tools for Our Youth
- Violence and the Workplace
- Child Abuse-Indicators and Effects