Grace Smith House services are free and confidential for victims of domestic violence.
Crisis Intervention & Information: 24-hour crisis hotline to help victims assess their individual situation, assist in creating a safety plan for themselves and their children, and understand options available. Referrals and information about our services are available.
Shelter: Grace Smith House operates secure emergency shelter for individuals and their children, staffed and open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Assistance with meals, transportation, employment, housing, and domestic violence counseling services are provided.
Transitional Housing: Apartments for those exiting from a short-term shelter stay to a more independent living environment. Emotional support and advocacy is provided on site.
Domestic Violence Counseling & Support Groups: Offer individual and group counseling for victims of domestic violence. Trained counselors facilitate groups for victims and survivors to help acknowledge their experiences of violence and learn non-violent methods of problem solving and communication.
Advocacy & Accompaniment: Assistance with police, courts, social services, employment, housing and other resources. Guidance on legal issues, such as orders of protection, child custody matters, and other issues.
Latina Outreach: Spanish-speaking advocacy and counseling. Assistance with the unique issues facing victims in the Latina community.
Community Education: Community, business & school-based programs focus on identification of domestic violence, resources available, and the referral process. Youth education focuses on bullying, digital abuse, and relationship violence prevention and intervention.