|Domestic Violence Shelter|
The House of Hope Domestic Crisis Shelter is an emergency shelter program located in Douglas, Arizona. The shelter provides shelter, food, clothing, case management, advocacy, children's programs, and transportation to appointments for women who are victims of domestic violence and their children.
The primary goals of the program is to provide women a safe environment to make positive changes in their lives and becomes empowered to make decisions for themselves. The shelter staff participates in community projects, belong to community groups, and provide community awareness about domestic violence and sexual assault.
The program has participated in special projects with the Governor's Office to provide needs assessment and gaps in service identification for battered immigrant women. The House of Hope is the lead program in the county wide multidisciplinary task force for domestic violence and sexual assault.
The House of Hope is expanding to provide better community based programs in Douglas as well as surrounding communities.
of Hope Domestic Crisis Shelter
Phone: (520) 364-2465
FORGACH HOUSE DOMESTIC CRISIS SHELTEROffice Address:
P.O. Box 1961
Sierra Vista, AZ 85636-1961
Phone: (520) 458-9096 - 7 day, 24 hr hotline, (520) 458-0796 (FAX)
Days & Hours: 7 days a week, 24 hours a day
Lodging for up to 45 days for women who are victims of domestic violence; also offers individual, group and marriage counseling, child therapy, parenting classes, transportation to needed social services, training for volunteers, and transitional shelter (three months or longer) for qualified residents of Forgach House.
Two to six weeks of shelter, advocacy and case management for up to three women who are homeless and their children (capacity depends upon space available); provides basic needs, counseling, medical assistance and referrals to educational and vocational resources.
Women's Support Group
Ongoing group deals with women's issues, e.g., assertiveness and self esteem. Participants need not be victims of domestic violence; call for information.