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Domestic Violence Survivor Services

Domestic Violence Victim Assistance in Greater Phoenix

Shelter Without Walls

Our domestic violence program addresses the unmet needs of Maricopa County survivors of domestic violence and their children, who are residing outside of a shelter setting, and are struggling to attain and/or maintain safety and independence, whether or not still living with their abuser. SWW targets survivors of domestic violence identified as “falling through the cracks”: those not yet separated from the abusive partner but wanting to live independtly and needing assistance to do so safely, survivors transitioning out of local shelters after a 30 to 120-day stay; and survivors living independently from their abusive partners but who are disconnected from services and struggling to remain independent.

The following are services provided through Shelter Without Walls Domestic Violence Program:

Safety Planning

  • A step by step individualized plan to reach safety and independence

Resources

  • Shelter referrals if needed
  • Housing locators
  • Crime victim information and referrals
  • Employment and Job Search readiness
  • Whatever else may be needed

Lay Legal Advocacy

  • Information and education about what to expect at all levels of the legal system (criminal, civil, family, immigration)
  • Support and assistance in completing Orders of Protetion and Injunctions Against Harassment
  • Preparing for court emotionally, meeting abuser in court, what to expect, what protections does the court offer, navigating through the court house, etc
  • Court Accompaniment
  • Linkage to resources for legal document preparation, low cost legal advice or representation, legal information, and more

Support

  • Domestic Violence Education
  • Resources and referrals
  • Support Groups
  • Individual and group therapy
  • Triple P parenting groups
  • Immigration Assistance addressing the intersection of Intimate Partner Violence and Immigration
  • Mentorship program

Case Management

  • We work closely for more than a year (or as long as it takes) with participants to ensure their safety and ability to provide for themselves and their children while maintaining their independence and self-respect. The goal of staff and supporters is that women and children get safe and stay safe. Comprehensive case management focuses on whatever each individual needs in order to do this.

All services are available in English and Spanish. All cases are handled in the strictest confidence.
602.452.4640 or 602.534.3087 (Spanish)