Domestic Violence

If you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship, please contact us. Services are available for those who have or who are experiencing domestic violence and their significant others. This includes dating violence, intimate partner violence, family violence, and caretaker abuse.

Domestic violence is a pattern of behaviors that one person uses to control another. The "violence" may take the form of emotional, mental, verbal, sexual and/or physical abuse. It may combine some or all of these aspects, but it is not always physical.

Services

Working Toward A Brighter Future

Hotline

24/7 Crisis Support

Trained counselor/advocates are available to listen and support you when you are in crisis. Staff assist in safety planning, crisis intervention, reviewing options, and referrals to other community resources.

Counseling

Phone and in-person

Whether you are in an abusive relationship, planning to leave, or dealing with the emotions and trauma from a previous abusive relationship, peer counseling may help start your healing journey. We provide counseling on-site and off-site to meet the needs of our clients.

Advocacy and Accompaniment

Legal, medical, and other systems

There is a lot of information out there and often our clients are working within multiple systems. Our advocates and counselors are trained and ready to assist you in navigating and supporting you through these systems. Systems may include, the legal system, the medical system, public benefits, and housing, among others.

Emergency Shelter

30-day safe housing options

Safe housing options are available to victims and their dependents fleeing an abusive relationship. Shelter is confidential and we are able to accommodate victims and families fleeing with (most) pets.

Support Group

Shades of Healing Group

This is a peer support group facilitated by a staff member. The group meets weekly after 5 pm. If you are interested in joining or are interested in group at a different location  or time, please contact us.

Trauma Therapy

No insurance needed

Trauma therapy is provided by a licensed professional. Services are available on-site or may be via phone. Like all of our services, this is free and available whether the abuse is currently happening or happened in the past.

Transportation

Support Service

Assistance may in the form of bus tokens or other transportation options when directly related to the abuse. Safety is first and foremost and may look different for each client needing assistance.

Child care

Support Service

Child care may be available in order for you to participate in other services or systems that are directly related to the abuse. For example: during counseling, to file a Protection From Abuse order, to attend court proceedings, etc. Please call us at least 24-hours in advance in you will be needing child care.

Cell phone

Support Service

The Verizon Hopeline Program provides us with a limited number of cell phones. Cell phones may be used by victims escaping domestic violence to have a safe means on contact with their support systems, including ARCC.

(570) 265-5333

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