Friends Against Family Violence (FAFV) provides shelter and advocacy services to those impacted by family, domestic and/or intimate partner violence in accordance to the Family Violence Prevention and Services Act (FVPSA) through:
• Providing emergency and immediate sheltering
• Even if you do not need sheltering, we provide comprehensive supportive services such as direct and/or referral-based advocacy on behalf of victims and their dependents.
• Rapid-rehousing support.
• Providing connections to:
o employment services
o transportation services
o legal advocacy or assistance
o child care services
o health, behavioral health and preventative health services
o and other services that assist victims or their dependents towards healing from the effects of the violence.
Friends Against Family Violence is dedicated to raising awareness and providing education through community events.
STAYING IN OUR SHELTER
Our shelter provides a home away from home atmosphere with a shared kitchen space to make your own meals, living area spaces, and separate bedrooms for clients. Watch the video below to learn about our services and see the space inside the shelter.