Children’s Counseling- Provides children with supportive, individual counseling; group counseling and play sessions. Advocates provide a safe place for children to express their feelings and to learn how the violence they have experienced has affected them.
Community Referrals- Referrals to community resources as well as information about domestic violence/stalking/sexual assault.
Court Advocacy-Provides children and adult survivors of domestic and sexual violence with information concerning their legal rights and options as well as prepares them for the courtroom experience. Advocates provide accompaniment to petition for protective orders and to other court procedures at the request of the survivor.
Crisis Intervention- Provides children and adult survivors of domestic and sexual violence with transportation to emergency shelter; accompaniment to the hospital, sheriff’s office and magistrate’s office; food; clothing; and a 24-hour toll-free hotline.
DELTA Project- The DELTA Coordinator works closely with the school administration and staff to develop effective and relevant primary prevention programs for the Charles City Elementary School community.
Education & Prevention Services- Trained staff teach children, teens and adults about preventing and coping with family violence, dating violence, sexual abuse and sexual harassment. Presentations are available by request for groups, offices and classrooms.
Group Supportive Counseling- A support group meets weekly to allow women to connect with other survivors who have experienced the trauma of domestic and sexual violence.
Individual Supportive Counseling- Empowers survivors of domestic and sexual violence to talk about feelings, get feedback, learn about community resources and feel understood in a confidential and supportive environment.
Power Pals Summer Day Camp- Offers skill building activities for children who have witnessed or been direct victims of domestic or sexual violence.
Safety Enhancement/Planning- Trained advocates can help survivors plan for their physical and emotional safety. Alarm systems can be installed in the homes of survivors of domestic violence with “no contact” protective orders. Additionally, emergency cell phones are available for survivors of domestic and sexual violence.