Valencia Shelter Services
The mission of the Valencia Shelter for Victims of Domestic Violence is to provide relief and support for victims of domestic violence to advocate for a non-violent society. This will be accomplished by empowering people with the tools to make healthy choices.
In addition to a 24-Hour Help/Crisis line, Valencia Shelter manages eight programs directed toward the family. The Shelter provides a secure, private, and confidential location for up to two months.
Counseling – Crisis, individual, group counseling and support groups.
Advocacy – Crisis intervention, personal and legal advocacy that includes court preparation and help filing legal documents.
Violence Intervention Program – Providing offenders with tools to identify and stop the cycle of violence.
Children’s and Teens’ Therapy – Individual and group therapy for those youths witness to family violence.
Transitional Program – Housing for up to two years with ongoing mentoring, encouragement and counseling.
Outreach – Community education about domestic abuse.
Safe Doors – A neutral location for court ordered visitation and exchanges.