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La Casa de las Madres

Human Services

La Casa de las Madres

Refuge for women and their children who are being physically or emotionally abused.

Description:

Adult and Teen Crisis Hotlines: two toll-free lines provide 24-hour crisis counseling, information and referrals to callers statewide. Drop-In Counseling Center provides victims and survivors with crisis and on-going counseling; suppport groups; emergency food and clothing; and resource advocacy and referrals. Emergency Shelter proram provides up to 8 weeks of safe housing and supportive services for women and children fleeing violence, with 24-hour intake capacity. Domestic Violence Response Team provides victims with crisis intervention and support through advocates who work on-site with the San Francisco Police Department. Teen Program provides multi-site, adolescent-specific crisis intervention, counseling, support groups, education and outreach, and advocacy to teens who have experienced or are at risk of domestic and dating violence. Safe Havens Project provides specialized assistance to domestic violence victims in developing and implementing shared custody arrangements with their batterers. Safe Housing Project works on-site at housing sites throughout San Francisco to empower residents to create communities that foster ad demand violence-free lives. The Mary Elizabeth Inn and Verona Hotel Case Management Program offers housing stability, community-building and emotional support services to residents of these two transitional/permanent housing sites. Community Education and Outreach Program offers outreach, presentations, and workshops in the community on domestic violence, healthy relationships, agency services, and other topics. La Casa de las Madres accepts donations of clothing and toiletries for women, infants and children, including professional work clothing. Donated itmes are given to participants in all programs.

Location

Public Transit:

MUNI - 9 San Bruno, 14 Mission, 47 Van Ness, 49 Van Ness-Mission. BART - 16th and Mission Street Station.
1663 Mission Street, Suite 225, San Francisco, CA 94103 37.7712479 -122.4194009 Human Services

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Spanish

Accessibility Options:

  • Elevator
  • Wheelchair

Services

Service Description:

Adult and Teen Crisis Hotlines: two toll-free lines provide 24-hour crisis counseling, information and referrals to callers Statewide. Drop-In Counseling Center provides victims and survivors with crisis and on-going counseling; suppport groups; emergency food and clothing; and resource advocacy and referrals. Emergency Shelter proram provides up to 8 weeks of safe housing and supportive services for women and children fleeing violence, with 24-hour intake capacity. Domestic Violence Response Team provides victims with crisis intervention and support through advocates who work on-site with the San Francisco Police Department. Teen Program provides multi-site, adolescent-specific crisis intervention, counseling, support groups, education and outreach, and advocacy to teens who have experienced or are at risk of domestic and dating violence. Safe Havens Project provides specialized assistance to domestic violence victims in developing and implementing shared custody arrangements with their batterers. Safe Housing Project works on-site at housing sites throughout San Francisco to empower residents to create communities that foster ad demand violence-free lives. The Mary Elizabeth Inn and Verona Hotel Case Management Program offers housing stability, community-building and emotional support services to residents of these two transitional/permanent housing sites. Community Education and Outreach Program offers outreach, presentations, and workshops in the community on domestic violence, healthy relationships, agency services, and other topics. La Casa de las Madres accepts donations of clothing and toiletries for women, infants and children, including professional work clothing. Donated itmes are given to participants in all programs.

Fees:

None. Donations welcome.

Audience:

Women, teens and children who are victims of or threatened by Domestic Violence

Eligibility:

Women, teens and children who are victims of or threatened by Domestic Violence

How to Apply:

Call the 24-hour crisis line or come to the Drop-In Center.

Service Wait Estimate:

No wait if space is available and individual meets eligibility requirements.

Service Areas:

  • Alameda County
  • Contra Costa County
  • Marin County
  • Napa County
  • San Francisco County
  • San Mateo County
  • Solano County