Leaving an abusive environment can be dangerous. Survivors needing to flee an unsafe environment are aided by our shelter advocates in navigating this process and, when available, are welcomed into our safe shelter program.
Legal Advocates assist clients in obtaining and completing the paperwork needed for legal issues related to domestic violence, such as police reports, protective orders, immigration issues, child custody, and divorce. Legal Advocates also accompany clients to court to provide information and emotional support. Staff Attorneys provide direct representation for clients in protective orders, divorce, and custody cases.
Peace at Home provides professional counseling services in English and Spanish for adult survivors of domestic violence and their children. These counseling services are focused on trauma recovery to help survivors thrive after leaving violence.