In 2016, Alexandra House provided . . .
A Safe Haven. 555 victims/survivors and their children received 11,042 nights of safety; with the average shelter stay being 20 days.
A Lifeline. 4,806+ calls were answered on our 24-hour emergency help line.
A Voice. 1,038 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. 595 referrals from local law enforcement as a result of the Lethality Assessment Program were received, 334 high-risk victims were immediately connected to an advocate from the scene of the incident.
A First Responder. 272 victims of sexual and domestic violence received crisis intervention, safety planning, and support at local hospitals and clinics.
A Community. 293 victim/survivors and their children began their healing process at weekly support groups and through ongoing therapy provided to 28 adults, children, and youth.
An Advocate. 105 families received personal follow up support services and housing and financial assistance imperative in achieving violence-free lives.
A Role Model. 1,351 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; 6,605 students (in addition to 257 school personnel and 30 parents), learned about healthy relationships through 190 classroom presentations.
A Mentor. 5,886 community members increased their awareness and knowledge through 129 community education presentations, professional trainings, and community events.
A Promise. 40 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. 222 volunteers contributed 12,614 hours of their time and talent to our programs; a value of over $317,873.