DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INTERVENTION

Lafayette House emergency shelter is available 24 hours a day for adults and children who need a safe place.

If you are in immediate danger, dial 911

Lafayette House provides services for domestic violence victims on a residential or outpatient basis. In addition to safe shelter, we offer individual, group and family counseling, community support/case management, onsite licensed child care, children’s therapy, and a full menu of support services.

NO FEE

Lafayette House is here to help. There is no charge for safe shelter and support.

THE THINGS YOU NEED

The caring staff at Lafayette House can help you access clothing and basic needs, as well as jobs, transportation and a safe place to live.

SAFETY PLANNING

Make a plan to deal with an emergency, such as when you are threatened with physical assault. Items to consider taking, if leaving:

  • Identification for myself
  • My and my children’s birth certificates/soc security cards
  • Money, checkbook
  • Medication/medical supplies
  • Keys (house, car, work)
  • Insurance papers
  • Passport/work permit
  • Divorce/separation papers
  • Lease/rental agreement/house deed
  • Children’s toys/stuffed animals
  • Sentimental items/photos
  • My personal safety plan

1 in 3
WOMEN

Experience sexual assault or domestic violence at some point in their lives.

65% OF
VICTIMS

Who come forward say no one helped them.

7
COUNTIES

Serving: Jasper, Newton, Barry, Lawrence, McDonald, Dade and Barton

OPEN 24
HOURS

Emergency shelter is available 24 hours a day for adults and children who need a safe place.

SEEK HELP

There is no charge for shelter and support – please call if you need help. To learn more about our treatment plans, contact us via email or call for immediate help at (800) 416-1772.

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