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Home Domestic Violence OH Akron Battered Women's Shelter

Battered Women's Shelter in Akron, OH

Domestic Violence Help in Akron, OH

Emergency
Shelter
Primary Purpose Focused
Program
 
 
 
 
Profile
Strength 76%
  • Hotline

    330-374-1111 330-374-1111 (24⁄7)

    Hotline hours of operation

    Sunday 24 hours
    Monday 24 hours
    Tuesday 24 hours
    Wednesday 24 hours
    Thursday 24 hours
    Friday 24 hours
    Saturday 24 hours
  • Toll Free

    888-395-4357 888-395-4357
  • Business

    330-374-0740 330-374-0740
  • Text

    -
  • *Collect calls accepted
  • Languages Spoken

    English, Russian, Sign language, Spanish , more
    phone interpreting provided
  • TTY/TTD

    -
  • Fax

    330-374-0119
  • Email

    -
  • Hours of operation

    Monday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    Tuesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    Wednesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    Thursday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Saturday CLOSED
    Sunday CLOSED

Services

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  • Danger/lethality assessment
  • Crisis intervention services
  • Emergency shelter
  • Safe home network
  • Case management
  • Food and clothing
  • Safety planning
  • Domestic violence education
  • Emergency cell phones
  • Assistance with orders of protection
  • Court/legal lay assistance
  • Court/legal assistance by attorney
  • Attorney referral for protection orders
  • Attorney referral for criminal cases
  • Attorney referral for family court
  • Court accompaniment/advocacy
  • Expert testimony
  • Child custody services
  • Legal resource planning
  • Legal clinics
  • Legal representation
  • In-shelter financial aid
  • Immigration services
  • Financial empowerment training
  • Shelter resident counseling
  • Non-resident counseling
  • Peer support groups
  • Counseling for friends and family
  • Counseling for batterers
  • Sexual violence support groups
  • Sex offender counseling
  • Incest counseling
  • Ritual abuse counseling
  • Substance abuse counseling
  • Transitional individual housing
  • Transitional family housing
  • Permanent individual housing
  • Permanent family housing
  • Alternative housing counseling
  • Relocation services
  • Transportation
  • Goal planning assistance
  • Job skills training
  • Job search/placement
  • Parenting skills training
  • Health and wellness programs
  • Resources and referrals
  • Medical accompaniment
  • Onsite medical services
  • Onsite mental health services
  • Spiritual services
  • Daycare facility
  • Child care during support groups
  • Child abuse services
  • After school programs
  • Educational programs
  • Art/music therapy
  • Teen activity program
  • Child development
  • Tutoring services
  • School liaison
  • Summer camp
  • Youth counseling
  • Pet therapy
  • Onsite pediatric forensic nurse exams
  • Safety planning for children
  • Domestic violence workshops
  • Speaker's bureau

Populations Served

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  • Women
  • Men
  • Elderly
  • Teens
  • Individuals
  • Families
  • Deaf
  • Developmentally disabled
  • Disabled
  • Immigrant
  • Military
  • Rural
  • Trafficked persons
  • Prostituted persons
  • LGBTQ
  • Trans women/men
  • Counties Served

    Summit, Medina

About Battered Women's Shelter

  • Website

    www.scmcbws.org
  • Established

    -
  • Beds

    180
  • Maximum Length of Stay (days)

    0
  • Wheelchair Accessible

    Yes
  • Pet Shelter

    No

Description

The mission of the Battered Women’s Shelter is to lead the community in the prevention of domestic abuse by providing emergency shelter, advocacy and education throughout Summit and Medina Counties, all in an effort to break the cycle of abuse and help promote peace in every family.

  • State Coalition Member

    No
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