The Shelter for Help in Emergency works to support and empower victims of domestic violence through a combination of residential, community-based and outreach services.
With 12 positions for a staff of 17 full and part-time employees, and the benefit of over 8,000 volunteer hours per year, the Shelter for Help in Emergency provides services to over 2,000 individuals annually.
Mission Statement: Working to end domestic violence in our community
Philosophy Statement: The Shelter for Help in Emergency is committed to providing a safe, supportive, confidential, and respectful environment in which survivors of domestic violence are empowered with the knowledge of personal and community resources as well as the skills needed to make informed decisions for themselves and their families.
In a recent report from the Jefferson Area Community Criminal Justice Board (JACCJB), Louisa County showed a significant decline in the reported rates of Crimes Against Persons, Crimes Against Property, and Crimes Against Society, and was lower than all Read on...