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Home Domestic Violence OH Mount Vernon New Directions, The Domestic Abuse Shelter and Rape Crisis Center of Knox County

New Directions, The Domestic Abuse Shelter and Rape Crisis Center of Knox County in Mount Vernon, OH

Domestic Violence Help in Mount Vernon, OH

Program reports that it provides residential facility for people to live temporarily. Click on program listing for information on maximum length of stay. Emergency
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Program reports that it is solely focused on providing services for victims of domestic violence. Primary Purpose Focused
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  • Hotline

    740-397-4357 740-397-4357 (24⁄7)

    Hotline hours of operation

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

    -
  • Business

    740-397-4357 740-397-4357
  • Text

    -
  • *Collect calls accepted
  • Languages Spoken

    English
  • Last Updated

    Sep 4, 2019
  • TTY/TTD

    -
  • Fax

    740-397-1106
  • Email

    -
  • Hours of operation

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

Services

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  • Danger/lethality assessment
  • Crisis intervention services
  • Emergency local transportation
  • Emergency shelter
  • Confidential shelter location
  • Safety planning
  • Domestic violence education
  • Emergency cell phones
  • Food and clothing
  • Assistance with orders of protection
  • Court/legal lay assistance
  • Court accompaniment/advocacy
  • Peer support groups
  • Sexual violence support groups
  • Goal planning assistance
  • Resources and referrals
  • Medical accompaniment
  • Parenting skills training
  • Safety planning for children
  • Educational programs
  • Teen activity program
  • Child abuse services
  • Domestic violence workshops
  • Speaker's bureau

Populations Served

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  • Women
  • Adult Male (victim of domestic violence)
  • Adult Male (victim of sexual assault)
  • Elderly
  • Teens
  • Individuals
  • Families
  • Deaf
  • Developmentally disabled
  • Disabled
  • Immigrant
  • Military
  • Rural
  • Trafficked persons
  • Prostituted persons
  • LGBTQ
  • Trans women/men
  • Counties Served

    Knox County

About New Directions, The Domestic Abuse Shelter and Rape Crisis Center of Knox County

  • Website

    newdirectionsshelter.org
  • Established

    January 1, 1983
  • Beds

    8
  • Maximum Length of Stay (days)

    -
  • Wheelchair Accessible

    Yes
  • Pet Shelter

    Housing in outdoor kennel Yes

Description

We provide shelter and advocacy services to all survivors of domestic and sexual violence in Knox County. We offer a variety of trauma informed services that are free and confidential, as well as prevention education to schools and community groups. Reach us at our 24/7 hotline 740-397-HELP (4357).

  • State Coalition Member

    No

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