In 2019, Alexandra House provided . . .
A Safe Haven. 453 victims/survivors and their children received 13,654 nights of safety; with the average shelter stay being 30 days. Average shelter stays have increased 77% over the last 5 years.
A Lifeline. 3,860+ calls were answered on our 24-hour emergency help line.
A Voice. 763 clients were supported by our civil and criminal justice advocacy services including: filing of protection orders, support during civil and criminal court proceedings and legal representation. 658 referrals from local law enforcement as a result of the Lethality Assessment Program were received, 474 high-risk victims were immediately connected to an advocate from the scene of the incident.
A First Responder. 276 referrals were received from local hospitals and clinics; 263 victims of sexual and domestic violence received crisis intervention, safety planning, and support at local hospitals and clinics.
A Community. 114 victim/survivors and their children began their healing process at weekly support groups; 578 support group sessions were provided.
An Advocate. 129 families received ongoing supportive services and housing and financial assistance; 23 families benefited from ongoing housing subsidies imperative in achieving violence-free lives.
A Role Model. 1,680+ children, youth, and parents were touched through school-based 1-1 advocacy and support groups, on-site groups at Lino Lakes Juvenile Correctional Facilities, and summer programming; 4,297 students learned about healthy relationships through 193 classroom presentations.
A Mentor. 6,129+ community members increased their awareness and knowledge through 102 community education presentations, professional trainings, and community events.
A Promise. 55 older adult victims of abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation received client-centered advocacy services specifically for adults 50+ through our Aging Services Program.
A Helping Hand. 259 volunteers contributed 10,918 hours of their time and talent to our programs; equal to 5 full-time employees and a value of over $307,243.