Arriving in shelter
Before you arrive at our shelter, if you do not have access to your photo ID, passport, social security card, etc. we will assist you in obtaining these items.
Once you arrive at our shelter you will receive a welcome kit which includes basic hygiene toiletries such as: toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, etc.
You will be given a set of clothes if needed and food will be provided for all shelter residents.
Bedding is also provided for all shelter residents.
CASA offers an adult survivor program that incorporates a curriculum of life skills, domestic violence education, and house meetings designed to help promote your self-sufficiency and decrease the likelihood of you returning to your abusive partner. While in shelter you will also have access to services such as:
Children in shelter
Children entering shelter with their mothers are introduced to the children’s program. To help those exposed to abuse, CASA offers a comprehensive children’s program designed to give the children a safe place to discuss and express their emotions related to the violence in their homes. CASA staff will help children develop age-appropriate safety plans, and children may participate in:
Children’s life-skills classes
CASA’s New Beginnings program is designed to allow a seamless transition from shelter to independent living. New Beginnings assists you in determining the tools and resources you will need to successfully exit our shelter and maintain an independent home. You will receive assistance with:
Employment readiness/interviewing skills
Resume building techniques
Accessing community resources
Gathering of household items
Housing search and applications