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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
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


  • Fax

  • 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


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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
  • Assistance with orders of protection
  • Court/legal lay assistance
  • Court accompaniment/advocacy
  • Peer support groups
  • Goal planning assistance
  • Resources and referrals
  • Medical accompaniment
  • Safety planning for children
  • Educational programs
  • Teen activity program
  • 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
  • Trans women/men
  • Counties Served

    Knox County

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

  • Website
  • Established

    January 1, 1983
  • Beds

  • Maximum Length of Stay (days)

  • Wheelchair Accessible

  • Pet Shelter

    Housing in outdoor kennel Yes


We provide free and confidential services to all victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse. The shelter is a non-disclosed location, but walk-ins are welcome at New Directions' administrative offices, M-F 9am to 5pm, 110 E. Gambier Street, Mount Vernon. Call 740-397-HELP(4357) at any time.

  • State Coalition Member


Shelter Wishlist

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Smart Home Bedding Plush ... $22.99


Softsoap Antibacterial $20.35


Bounty Paper Towels $38.84