The Shelter Program provides individual advocacy and support to women and families during their stay at the shelter. The shelter operates 24 hours a day and can accommodate up to 35 women and children. Families served by Alexandra House represent every economic, cultural, educational and lifestyle demographic.
Support for Women
Women's Advocates work closely with resident women, offering support and connecting them to valuable community resources, such as:
Legal advocacy services
Support Groups are an integral component of the program and are offered several times each week. Topics include:
Domestic Violence education and support
Support for Children
Family Advocates work with the children residing in the shelter, partnering with the Women's Advocates and also working closely with the mothers to provide comprehensive, wrap-around services for the entire family. Family Advocates offer support on issues such as: