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Emergency Relief for Domestic Violence Survivors Displaced by Hurricane Katrina

The following programs are offering emergency shelter to domestic violence survivors displaced by Hurricane Katrina: (Shown in alpha order by state)

Penelope House Family Violence Center
Kathryn Coumanis, Exec. Director.
Mobile, AL
crisis: 251-342-8994

Have available bed space for DV victims in our shelter. Our capacity is 35-40 persons (women and children) and we currently have 25 in shelter

The Abused Women’s Aid in Crisis (AWAIC, Inc.)
Suzi Pearson Deputy Director
Anchorage, AK

Have shelter beds and five transitional housing beds. The transitional housing beds are for women without dependents and the length of stay is up to two years. We accept section 8 vouchers (380/month) for the transitional housing program and included is case management and wrap-around support. The Shelter is free. (52 beds for women and children and we are currently at 80% occupancy)

South Peninsula Haven House
Peg Coleman, Executive Director
3776 Lake Street
Homer, AK 99603
(907) 235-7712

We are a ten bed shelter---currently have space --provide food, have clothes .., help with legal services.

Women and Children First
P.O. Box 1954
Little Rock, AR 72203

We reserved six beds either for single women or women with children (boys up to 17 years of age). WCF offers shelter and programs for women and their children who are victims of domestic violence. We provide all the basic needs including food, clothing, crisis intervention, case management, and support groups. Our advocates assist with finding housing, employment, medical care, legal services and transportation. Please visit our web site (currently in development) for additional information including safety planning and how to obtain an order of protection.

The House of Hope Domestic Crisis Shelter
Douglas, AZ

Have 15 beds available for evacuees. The shelter offers services such as safety planning, case management, children's programs, referrals and information about community services. Additional services can be offered depending on individual needs. The beds are available to women and children. They can stay up to 4 months.

Kingman Aid to Abused People
Suzanne Clarke, Executive Director
P.O. Box 1046
Kingman, AZ  86401
(928) 753-6222 phone
(928) 753-1960 fax

Our licensed 26 emergency shelter beds are open to those victims that have been displaced from their safe havens within d.v. shelters of those states.  We will be opening a second shelter in our area early October 2005 that will house 28 additional women and children fleeing from domestic violence.  Our program is up to 120 days, with a case manager to assist with DES, housing, education, child care
and job placement. 

Page Regional Domestic Violence Services
Katherine Reusing, Executive Director
Page, AZ

We have full crisis intervention and shelter available to help. Page is a small, friendly, rural community boarding Utah and the Navajo Nation.

Colorado River regional Crisis Shelter
Suzanne Foss/Executive Director
1316 Joshua Avenue Suite D Administrative Office
Parker, AZ 85344
928-69-2194 Fax

We have space available for the evacuees of Hurricane katrina. We are a domestic violence shelter but we can also house homeless. We also have a 2 bedroom apartment available through our transitional housing program. We can utilize that for a couple of single women or a family.We can provide housing, advocacy, local resources.

Morongo Basin Unity Home, Inc.
Marie LaVoise
P.O. Box 1662
Joshua Tree, CA

We would like to offer a two bedroom apartment in our Transitional Housing Program (this program could accommodate a family for up to 18 months). We would be able to assist with food, clothing and essentials until the client could get either a job or on public assistance. We would do what we could to assist in this also.

Tri-Valley Haven
Ann King, Executive Director
Livermore, CA
(925) 449-5845

The Bay area, may not be convenient for anyone, but we are certainly willing. We can provide all the basic and comprehensive DV services like shelter, counseling, safety planning, legal, some transitional housing, etc. We have 2 houses for DV folks and one for homeless. In addition, we operate a Rape Crisis Center and a Food Pantry. We are fortunate to have access to limited medical care as well.

We are about a half hour from the Oakland Airport and we have about 10 beds available. If anyone has family in our area or wants to relocate permanently or temporarily we would be happy to assist in whatever way we can.

Shelter From The Storm
Palm Springs, CA
760 328 7233 24 Hour Crisis Line

Offers a 70 bed emergency shelter and transitional housing to battered women and their children that are victims of Katrina.

House of Ruth, Inc.
Sue Aebischer
Pomona, CA
Hotline (909) 988-5559
Business (909) 623-4364

We are able to help battered women and children who have been impacted by Hurricane Katrina. We have emergency shelter available as well as non residential support programs. 

Brennan House
415-255-2894 (m-f, 9-5, collect calls ok)
San Francisco, CA

Transitional housing: Room for 1 woman w/o kids, 1 woman w/ 1 kid, and 1 woman w/ 1-2 kids. 18 month stay. Can help with transportation.

La Casa de las Madres
Kathy Black, Executive Director
San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: 415-503-0500
Hotline – outside California: 415-503-1850
Hotline – inside California: 1-877-503-1850

We can offer safe and confidential shelter to victims of domestic violence with and without children. Depending on our census (changes daily), we can shelter women with many children. We also provide a comprehensive array of supportive services in addition to crisis intervention and emergency shelter. Our services are available in English and Spanish.

Rosalie House
415-255-0165 (24 hrs., collect calls ok)
San Francisco, CA

Emergency shelter: Room for 1 woman w/o kids and 2-3 women w/kids. 12 wk. stay. Can help with transportation.

Shelter Program and Women's Hotline & Support Groups Depts.
Graciela Rodriguez, Site Manager
Marin Abused Women's Services
734 A Street
San Rafael, CA  94901
(415) 924-6616 (English)
(415) 924-3456 (Spanish)

Have available bed space for DV victims in our shelter. MAWS provides a safe, confidential refuge for battered women and children. 

The Women's Center of Greater Danbury
2 West Street
Danbury, CT  06780

We are a combined DV/SA center and provide all services (counseling, advocacy, hotlines, crisis intervention, and a shelter) to both groups. We currently have two rooms open. Anyone wanting to come to this area can call our DV hotline # 203 731 5200 to start the process. We are willing to help in any way we can.

Interval House
Cecile Enrico, Executive Director
Hartford CT
860-246-9149 ext. 12.

Willing to take in a family up to 5. We also have an office in a Manchester, CT which is a suburb of Hartford. One of our workers will work with that family to find permanent housing. If you call later in the week or next week we may not have space but we will make do and put them on thecouch until someone leaves the shelter

Haven of RCS
Clearwater, FL

Another Way, Inc.
Angie Osterhoudt,Program Director
Lake City, FL

Have 10 beds available for hurricane/dv survivors. Some of these beds are available in our Chiefland Florida shelter which is approximately one hour southwest of Lake City. We cover a large geographic area and all or our counties are rural. We have no public transportation. We will happy to do anything we can to help these survivors. This agency offers couseling, support groups, advocacy, shelter, transitional housing, information and referral and anything else we have within our power to do for women and children escaping DV.

The Spring of Tampa Bay, Inc.
Tampa, FL 33677
813-247-7233 Hotline

Space permitting, we would be willing to assist with housing for survivors of domestic violence that have been displaced due to Hurricane Katrina.  Ideally, a shelter or other agency should contact us to advocate for the individual
and/or family. 

Partnership Against Domestic Violence (PADV)
619 Edgewood Ave, Suite 101
Atlanta, GA 30312
404-873-1766 Fulton County 24-hour hotline
770-963-9799 Gwinnett County 24-hour hotline
PADV is the oldest and largest domestic violence organization in Georgia.  We have 2 confidential shelters in the Metro Atlanta area.

North Georgia Mountain Crisis Network, Inc.
Cindy Westberg, Executive Director
P.O. Box 1249
Blue Ridge, GA 30513
tel: 706.632.9024
fax: 706.632.1007

We are a domestic violence shelter in extreme North Georgia. We have available bed space. I realize the obstacles of getting victims here, but we would be glad to house them.

Peace Place Inc.
Pat Peterson
P.O. Box 948
Winder, GA 30680
Ph. 770-307-3633
Fax 770-586-0957

We are a DV shelter in a semi-rural area about 1 1/2 hours from Atlanta. We currently have space for one battered woman and up to three children. We cannot provide transportation and our area has no public transportation. We'll be glad to help. Please call our 24-hour hotline 770-586-0927 to check our up-to-date space availability and talk to any staff person.

Phoenix Crisis Center
Granite City,  IL
618-451-1008 24 hour Hotline number

We provide emergency shelter to women & children affected by domestic violence.  If people who have been displaced because of the hurricane fit have also experienced domestic violence and need shelter, we can serve them on a space-available basis.  We also assist with supportive services such as counseling
and advocacy.

Hope’s Door
Brenda Cameron
P.O. Box 1496
Caldwell, ID 83606
(208) 459-6279
(208) 459-4779
Fax: (208) 459-6277

 We have a facility w/ 28 bedrooms located in Caldwell, ID.  Our facility has both emergency housing and transitional housing available for women and children survivors of domestic violence or sexual assault.  We have two rooms available if you have DV survivors that have been displaced by Hurricane Katrina that need them.

Family Services Alliance
Sarah A. Leeds, MPH, CHES
355 S. Arthur Ave.
Pocatello, ID 83204
Voice: (208) 232-0742
Fax: (208) 232-4286
Crisis Line:  251-HELP (4357)
We offer advocacy and emergency shelter for DV and SA victims.  We have staff who help with case management, assistance, etc.  Our safe house is currently at half its capacity.  Although it’s a small offer, we could take 6 women and children. 

Alternatives Incorporated
Mary Jo Lee, CEO
P O Box 1302,
Anderson, IN  46015
(765) 643-0218
(765) 643-0291 FAX

Willing to take survivors if they wish to relocate to Indiana.

Middle Way House
Toby Strout, Executive Director
Megan Schulz, Women's Advocate
Bloomington, IN
812-336-0846 Crisis line
812-333-7404 Administrative line

At present in has room for survivors of domestic violence stranded by Hurricane Katrina. Because room at the shelter is always a fluid situation, please instruct those doing the referring to call first.

Dianna Troxell, Coordinator
FSA Domestic Violence Program
618 South Main Street
Kokomo, IN 46901
765.868.7094 (fax)
765.860,1681 (cell)

We have up to 11 beds available for DV victims in need of shelter.
Our clients stay for up to 45 days. At the end of that period, they
can be accepted into our transitional program and continue to stay up to a year while they find employment, housing, child care, and transportation.

Hoosier Hills PACT Domestic Violence Shelter
Salem, IN  47167
Hotline 1-888-883-1959
or 812-883-1959

We currently have beds available for domestic violence hurricane victims.  If you are interested in relocating in Indiana, please call our toll free hotline.  Someone will be able to assist you 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Harbor House
Myrna Brown
P.O. Box 601
Vincennes, IN 47591

2) - 2 bedroom completely furnished transistional apartments. Available for domestic violence victims and their children displaced by Hurricane Katrina who wish to relocate to Southwest Indiana. Please call (812) 882-7900 & ask for Gloria.

Kristie Fortmann-Doser, CDAA III
Domestic Violence Intervention Program
P.O. Box 3170
Iowa City, IA 52244
Crisis Line: 319-351-1043 or 1-800-373-1043
Business Line: 351-1042
Fax: 466-4624

We can make room for a family or two. Let me know about transportation issues. We may be able to get bus fare covered by local churches or the red cross. Our contact information is below. The 1-800 line only works in Iowa. We will accept collect calls.

Crisis Intervention Services
Dawn L. Stephens, Executive Director
500 High Avenue West
Oskaloosa IA 52577
Office/Fax: 641.673.0336 x11
crisis: 800-270-1620 or 641-673-5499.
E-mail: dawn@cismc.org

Can make up to eight beds immediately available, if anyone want to permanently or temporarily locate to southeast Iowa. We will provide comprehensive support services in addition to shelter.

Northwest Kansas Family Shelter
Hays, KS

Availability to house 1 mother w/3 children and 1 mother w/2 children. We do not take boys over the age of 14. I can provide transportation from Salina, Kansas or Denver, Colorado.

StepStone, Inc.
1329 S. Bluffview
Wichita, KS  67218
We are a transitional housing program with support services that include weekly contact with an advocate, twice-a-month support group, help with groceries, etc.  Rent is based on income.  Participation is limited to 2 years.  Employment is required; we will help Katrina survivors find employment. We currently have a 3-bedroom house and a 2-bedroom duplex apartment open.

Bethany House Abuse Shelter
PO Box 864
Somerset, KY 42502

We can take one or two families.  We are in a small town, rural area of southeastern Kentucky. 

Barren River Area Safe Space, Inc.
Lee Alcott
Southcentral, KY

We are a domestic violence shelter & program in southcentral Kentucky,
about an hour north of Nashville.  Our shelter is located in Bowling
Green.  We are prepared to take @ six individuals (women and
children), or more if necessary.  We will pay for bus tickets (round
trip for those who want to return to their home state).  Any referrals
will receive comprehensive services, including housing assistance, day
care etc.

18 South Main Street
Bel Air, MD 21014

Can take 1 large or 2 smaller families wishing to relocate to this area. 24-hour Helpline 410-835-8430 and ask for a residential counselor. Make sure to tell them you are calling about hurricane evacuees.

Mid-Shore Council on Family Violence
Jeanne Yeager
Denton, MD

MSCFV will provide services such as shelter, legal assistance, advocacy in finding housing and employment and support groups to survivors displaced by the hurricane.  MSCFV is located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and covers five rural counties.  We have a crisis shelter and a transitional program which provides rental assistance.

Branch County Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Julie Grant, Executive Director
220 N. Michigan Ave.
Coldwater MI 49036
(517) 278-7432
fax: (517) 279-2054

Emergency shelter and longer term housing available for domestic violence and sexual assault adults and minor children. Full range of services provided (including food, clothing, legal advocacy, children's program) Located at the pulse of Michigan.

The Center For Women In Transition
Ruth Zwald
411 Butternut
Holland, MI 49424

We can help relocate at least two single moms and children. We can accommodate older children, and we are handicap accessible. We would be glad to help a survivor temporarily,or to help them relocate permanently. We are often successful at helping women find employment and permanent housing. Please contact me directly to arrange shelter.

Beth Morrison
Pontiac, MI
248-322-3702 (phone)
248-334-3161 (fax)

HAVEN is able to house in our shelter up to 2 domestic or sexual violence families (3-4 people per family). We might also be able to help arrange for transportation to our area. To make shelter arrangements call our toll free crisis and support line at 877-922-1274

P.O. BOX 63010
St. Louis, MO  63163
(314) 772-4535; (314) 772-8952 FAX
Contact Monica Williams Director of Residential Services

 We could shelter 1-2 families (mothers and children). We offer a full range of services including shelter, crisis counseling, advocacy, support groups, children's programming-including liaison to schools, transportation. We help with food, personal hygiene items, school supplies, household items and furniture when families leave shelter. We could offer some financial assistance for medicines, housing and utilities.  We believe we could also mobilize other resources in the St. Louis community.

The Network Against Sexual and Domestic Abuse
Charney L. Gonnerman
PO Box 752
Bozeman, MT 59771
406 586-7689
Crisis: 406 586-4111

We have room for two families (1 adult woman + 3 children, as well as 1 adult woman +1child) We only take women and their children. There are no accommodations for men at the shelter.

The Center for Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Survivors
Jamie Snyder, Executive Director
Columbus, NE

Have room to house women and children who are fleeing not only domestic violence but the aftermath of hurricane Katrina. We can house three families for plus or minus 30 days. We provide food, support groups, and individual advocacy/crisis counseling for those staying in shelter. If someone is interested they need to contact Jamie Snyder, Theresa or Kristi to make arrangements or ask questions.

Bright Horizons Resources for Victims of DV/SA
Jennifer DeWalt, Executive Director
305 N. 4th
PO Box 1711
Norfolk, NE 68702
(402) 379-2026
Fax: (402) 379-2626

Bright Horizons, located in central and eastern Nebraska, maintains two separate shelter facilities which can be used by DV/SA survivors fleeing the destruction of Katrina. We can provide refuge to three additional families at this time. If any DV/SA survivor would like to seek shelter in Nebraska, please call 402-379-3798 or 402-336-1774.

Jersey Battered Women's Service, Inc.
P. O. Box 1437
Morristown, NJ 07962-1437
24 hour Helpline - 973-267-4763

Jersey Battered Women's Services, Inc. is a DV shelter in Morris County NJ. We would be willing to take one family (and possibly a second) that needs to leave a DV relationship and cannot go to a shelter in their area because of the hurricane.

Womanspace, Inc.
Patricia M. Hart, Executive Director
1212 Stuyvesant Avenue
Trenton, NJ

Our shelter is located in Mercer County NJ and if an evacuee who is a victim of domestic violence should need temporary shelter, please contact us at 609-394-9000. If we have openings, we would make them available to those displaced by Katrina.

S.A.F.E House
Albuquerque, NM
Michele Fuller cell #505-681-928
Bryan Johnson cell #505-217-5303

We can provide shelter and services for 10-15 dv survivors affected by Katrina. We provide shelter, food, and referral and advocacy for other needed services (housing, vocational/educational opportunities, legal resources, children's/familiy services, trauma reduction, crisis counseling etc. We have a two year transitional housing program).

Plattsburgh, NY
(518)563-6904 or toll free 1-888-563-6904

We have room for 3 people in our NYS OCFS Certified Safe Dwelling. There is limited public transportation so, staff provide most transport during business hours & we do give car bus tokens. Most people can find adequate permanent apartment within 60 days. The NYS limit of time is 90 days in the safe dwelling. This is not a staffed shelter. There are some jobs available in the area.

Vera House, Inc.
P.O. Box 365
Syracuse, NY 13209
24 hour hotline - (315) 468-3260 - we accept collect calls
Monica Brown and Cynthia Hunter, Co-Directors

We have space available for a small number of single women or
families affected by Katrina. We provide shelter, food, and referral and advocacy for other needed services (housing, vocational/educational opportunities, legal resources, children's/familiy services, crisis
counseling etc. )

704 788-2826 (24 hour)
Concord, NC
(near Charlotte)
We provide emergency shelter for battered women and their children.  Along with support services we are able to shelter families outside our area.  We may also be able to help with transportation to our area.  Please, call our 24 hour crisis line number , we will accept collect calls.

Family Service of the Piedmont
Maria Spatafora
1401 Long Street
High Point, NC 27262
336-889-6161 ext. 3320
336-387-9167 fax

We are willing to shelter DV victims who are evacuees from Katrina provided we have room at time of request. We have 2 shelters in Guilford County, NC, one in Greensboro and one in High Point. Our agency can provide extensive Case Management services to sheltered women and children. We also have a Healthy Start Program for new mothers, support groups for adults and children, and a Family Counseling Division. We can possibly hold some beds if the evacuees will be arriving soon. Right now we are almost at capacity, but can hold 3 beds for singles (women without children), and one family of 5, which would consist of a woman with 4 children, one being a baby as we have a crib available. Please let us know if we can help. My phone number is at the bottom of the screen in red.

Family Services of Davidson County, Inc.
Stacy Sosebee-West, Crisis Intervention Director
Lexington, NC
(336) 249-0237 phone
(336) 243-7685 fax
(336) 243-1934 24-hour crisis line

Have space to assist a couple of victims at our shelter. Although, we don’t have a lot of funds available for travel to get here but we are willing to help in all areas once a client is admitted into the shelter. Potential clients do need to be aware that there is no public transportation (bus system) in Davidson County. Interested persons may call our crisis line at 336 243-1934 for more information.

Southeastern Family Violence Center
Ginger C. Carter, Executive Director
108 West 9th Street
Lumberton, NC 28358

Currently, we have available space for victims of domestic violence who need relocating due to Hurricane Katrina.

Carteret County Domestic Violence Program, Inc.
Glenda Riggs, Ex. Director
P. O. Box 2279
Morehead City, NC 28557
252-728-3788 (24/7 Crisis Line)

We have a 15 bed facility for women and children that includes not only shelter but a complete program including counseling, assistance with clothing and housing needs,  transportation as needed for our intensive case management, advocacy, support group and other programs. Presently we do have bed space available and would welcome those in need.

Elizabeth Patton, Executive Director
The Rape, Child & Family Abuse Crisis Council of Salisbury-Rowan, Inc.
Salisbury, NC

We have 4 beds available that we are holding for DV victims from the gulf area.We are willing to take up to 4 people. We do not have the funding to provide transportation to the area, but once in the area we do provide local bus transportation.

Mitchell County SafePlace
David Pike
P.O. Box 544
Spruce Pine, NC  28777

We are a small shelter in Western North Carolina (approx 50 miles NE of Asheville).  We could take in one family - Mom & 2 children. We wish we could do more!

HELP, Center Against Violence
Angie Boles
Wentworth, NC
(336) 342-3331

One of our member programs has offered to shelter DV victims misplaced by Katrina. She is willing to pick them up at 2 of our major airports (Charlotte or Raleigh).

Peace Begins At Home
Terri Heckman, Executive Director
759 West Market Street
Akron, OH 44303
330-374-0740, ext 22

90 beds and willing to transport

YWCA of Greater Cincinnati
898 Walnut Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Direct Dial: 513-361-2134
Fax: 513-768-4381
E-Mail: TSingleton@YWCACIN.org

The YWCA of Greater Cincinnati is pleased to offer shelter, services and referral to hurricane victims experiencing IPV.

Forbes House
Rita Ciofani, Executive Director
Lake County, OH
440-953-9779 24 hour Helpline
440-357-7321 administration

Willing take a family into the shelter. We can provide shelter, food, clothing, medicine, assistance with some monies. We have advocacy, counseling etc.

A Friend's House
P.O. Box 673
London, OH. 43140
740-852-7761 Shelter
1-800-301-1447 Toll Free
740-506-0066 Emergency Cell Phone
740-8527763 Fax

This organization is willing to provide shelter, food, clothing, material assistance, referals for housing, mental health, and cash assistance, for a total of three persons escaping domestic violence and wanting to relocate from the gulf area to Madison County Ohio.

Genesis House
Marilyn Zeidner, Executive Director
Lorain County, OH
Phone: 1-866-213-1188.
Fax: 440-244-1867.

We could accomodate 2 families that have been displaced by the hurricane. (about 20 min. west of Cleveland)

The Domestic Violence Shelter
Georgia Taylor
Mansfield, OH

Can offer shelter to 3 or 4 women and their children.

Open Arms Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Services
Beth Meeks, Executive Director
Northwest OH
Crisis: 419-422-4766.
Phone: 419-420-9261

We’re a small shelter 12 beds, 2 cribs and a double fold out couch. Right now we could take up to 6 displaced hurricane survivors/DV victims. You can ask for myself or supervisors Nicole Heyman or Kendra Smith to make arrangements for arrival. We can provide food and clothing.

Pike County Partnership Against Domestic Violence
Sarah Smith, Executive Director
PO Box 487
Waverly, OH 45690
phone: 740-947-1611
fax: 740-947-8744

We have a small shelter, but are willing to open it to the domestic violence victims who were effected by Katrina. We can only take two (2) families or a maximum of six (6) adults/children and one (1) infant.

ACMI House
P.O. Box 397
Altus, OK 73522
Ph: 580-482-3800
Fax: 580-477-2093

Have space for ten DV/SA shelter evacuees (children and adults) as well as a house available for one-two small families in the five county area of Altus, Oklahoma. We would be happy to lend support to these people and we do have staff available for trauma/crisis intervention to aid these evacuees.

DV Program of North Central OK
Ponca City, OK 74602
(580) 762-2873
Available for victims of domestic violence & their children from Louisiana fleeing battering situations.  We currently have 20 beds available
(includes children) for this effort.  Please feel free to contact us at for more information.

DaySpring Villa
Sheila Mitchell
Sand Springs, OK

Available to provide temporary shelter for hurricane victims. We currently have several spaces available for small families or individuals and though that number changes daily, we will provide for as many as possible. There is no limit on the amount of time a person can stay. As long as they are working on their goals (and, of course, the hurricane victim's goals will be a little different than our typical clientele), we will do everything we can to help them. We are not able to take teenage boys with their moms (due to the bathroom situation) and we have one room for a mom with a son age 10, 11, or 12.While staying here, we will provide all of the basic necessities including food, toiletries, clothing, counseling, and other things.

Deana Franke
Tahlequah, OK

Offering shelter space to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. We could accommodate two families with up to 4 children each. We would be willing to help a woman get on her feet, find a job and housing as well as helping the children get re-established in school.

Northwest Domestic Crisis Services, Inc.
1323 Kansas
Woodward, OK 73801
580-256-1215 - Woodward office.
580-338-2780 - Guymon office.
fax - 580-256-1245
toll-free 888-256-1215

Our program is in NW Oklahoma and is not very large, but we can accommodate several families in our shelter in Woodward and several more in our Guymon shelter.

Monica Nicolas
YWCA/Yolanda House Shelter
Portland, OR
503 535-3269
Mon - Fri 8:00am - 4:oopm.

We are a shelter that helps homeless, we are mainly a shelter for women & children escaping domestic violence. I have at this time three family rooms available.

Turning Point of Lehigh Valley, Inc.
444 E. Susquehanna St.
Allentown, PA 18103
610-437-3369 24 hour Helpline

Turning Point operates 2 shelters for domestic violence victims and their families in the Lehigh Valley. We are located 1 hour north of Philadelphia and 1 hour west of New York City.  There is a Public Bus Transportation System.  Turning Point direct services include Shelter, Transitional Housing, Transitional Living, Counseling and Support Groups for adult victims and children.   We would welcome a DV family or individual with an interest in relocating to our area.  For further information please contact Ellen at 610-868-5454.

The Clinton County Women's Center
Deanna Kimble, Executive Director
34 West Main Street
Lock Haven, PA 17745

We have a very small public shelter, but we would like to offer our help to victims of DV in need. We can only offer shelter space to 4 people, as we only have a few beds. We are located in the heart of a lovely town, within easy walking distance of schools and stores. If you need our help, you can contact me:

Cumbee Center to Assist Abused Persons
Kay Mixon
Aiken, SC 29802

We have some beds open in our DV shelter to house some women and children. We want to help in any way.

My Sister's House, Inc.
Elmire Raven, Executive Director
P.O. Box 5341
N. Charleston, SC 29405
(843) 747-4069 (Administrative Office)
(843) 747-8546 (direct)
(843) 747-6592 (fax)

Can set aside six (6) beds and maybe, two (2) cribs if needed.

SAFE Homes-Rape Crisis Coalition
Lynn Hawkins
236 Union St.
Spartanburg, SC 29302
fax: 864-583-9611

SAFE Homes-Rape Crisis Coalition is a private non-profit organization receiving federal, state and local funding to provide assistance and shelter to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. We have 5 beds that we could share with victims from the affected areas. 

White Buffalo Calf Woman Society, Inc.
Tillie Black Bear, Executive Director
Mission, SD

We can offer to shelter to both victims of rape and domestic violence as we are a large facility. We are located on an Indian reservation in southcentral South Dakota on the Rosebud Indian Reservation. We have no restriction on how long a woman can stay and do welcome their children.

Home Safe of Sumner County
Gallatin, TN

Warren County Council on Domestic Violence
Front Royal, VA
540-635-9062  Hotline

We have shelter space available for women and children survivors.  We offer programs for adults and children including shelter, food, clothing, and hygiene supplies, case management, support groups, community information
and referral, and transitional housing.  Front Royal is a small town located in a rural area of Virginia 70 miles west of Washington, DC.

First Step: A Response to Domestic Violence
129 Franklin Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22801

Can provide shelter for as many as 8 people (women and children) for as long as necessary for families to become self sufficient. The shelter here is a 16 bed facility with two shared bathrooms and two shared kitchens. It is dormitory style living. Case management, food, clothing, housing counseling, children’s programs and individual counseling is available.

YWCA Domestic Violence Prevention Center
Sheila Andrews
Lynchburg, VA

We could take 2 to 3 families fleeing the storm & domestic violence. We could
possibly assist with funds for transportation

Safe Harbor
Wendy C. Krull, Client Services Coordinator
P.O. Box 17996
Richmond, VA 23226
24-hour hotline: 804.287.7877
Out of state 800.838.8238 ask to connect with Safe Harbor in Richmond

Safe Harbor is a small, 8-bed confidential safehouse We can make room for a family of three. We offer shelter, food, clothing, counseling, support group and referrals for other needs. We are on the bus line in Richmond. We may be able to get funding for transportation to Richmond also.

Womencare Shelter and Domestic Violence Services
Cheri Kilty
4140 Meridian St. Suite 210
Bellingham, WA 98226
360-671-0061 fax
Helpline: 1-877-227-3360
Womencare Shelter is the northwest corner of Washington State near the Canadian Border. We provide confidential emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence, food, clothing, and other support services. We can provide 4 beds for a woman and her children affected by the hurricane.

Family Renewal Shelter
6832 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, WA   98408
888-550-3915 (Toll Free) 

Offering the necessities of safety and life to domestic violence victims at highest risk of serious injury or fatality.  Various services may be offered, depending on individual needs. If you need help or know someone who does, please contact us directly.

Sharon A. Metcalf, Executive Director
Turningpoint for Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence, Inc.
P.O. Box 304
River Falls, WI 54022
715 425-6751 ext.102

We could shelter 1-2 families (mothers and children). We offer a full range of services including shelter, crisis couseling, advocacy, children's programming-including liaison to schools, transportation and foster pet care. We help with food, school supplies, household items and furniture when families leave shelter.

We could offer some financial assistance for medicines, housing and utilites and small expenses like duplicate birth certificates. We believe we could also mobilize other resources in our communities.

1813 Carey Ave.
Cheyenne, WY 82001
307-634-8655 or 1-800-591-9159
Ask for Carla

We currently have room in our shelter that can be used for woman and children seeking a safe place. We can assist with shelter, food, clothing and referrals.

To submit your program as an emergency shelter please email sbaca@ncadv.org 

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