We believe in the right of all persons to live in a safe and unthreatening environment. The Network assists families and individuals who have experienced domestic and interpersonal violence, educates to promote healthy relationships, and advocates for safer communities. The services of "The Network" are free and available without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, physical disability or sexual preference.
Domestic Violence is a crime involving a pattern of abusive behavior in intimate relationships where one partner tries to control and dominate the other. The behavior may be physically, sexually, psychologically, or verbally abusive, with the victim left feeling scared, confused, dependent, and insecure. The children of a battered parent must contend with these same fears and realities.
The Network operates a confidential 24-hour crisis hotline, seven days a week. Assistance includes information, referrals, crisis intervention, counseling, and requests for shelter.
Emergency Shelter - The Tracey Thurman Shelter
The Network maintains a 15-bed emergency shelter for women and children involved in a domestic violence crisis. The counselors will assist you and your children with shelter, support, information, and referrals.
Women and children can stay up to 60 days.