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 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.
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
Experience sexual assault or domestic violence at some point in their lives.
Who come forward say no one helped them.
Serving: Jasper, Newton, Barry, Lawrence, McDonald, Dade and Barton
Emergency shelter is available 24 hours a day for adults and children who need a safe place.
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.