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New Directions Safe House is a temporary home for abused women and their children, providing individual case management, counseling, support groups, food, clothing, advocacy, and referrals to other agencies in the community.
Roughly 5,500 square feet, the Safe House facility has 11 bedrooms, each holding 2-4 women and children. The facility has a community kitchen, bathrooms, kids center, gathering room, conference room, offices and waiting area. In addition there is a computer area that is available for the residents to research opportunities for housing, jobs, etc.
Last year alone the Safe House hosted 117 women and children under their care.
The Center for Family Violence Prevention