In 2017, Alexandra House provided . . .
A Safe Haven. 567 victims/survivors and their children received 12,629 nights of safety; with the average shelter stay being 22 days.
A Lifeline. 4,860+ calls were answered on our 24-hour emergency help line.
A Voice. 759 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. 572 referrals from local law enforcement as a result of the Lethality Assessment Program were received, 314 high-risk victims were immediately connected to an advocate from the scene of the incident.
A First Responder. 256 victims of sexual and domestic violence received crisis intervention, safety planning, and support at local hospitals and clinics.
A Community. 216 victim/survivors and their children began their healing process at weekly support groups and through ongoing therapy provided to 35 adults, children, and youth.
An Advocate. 129 families received personal follow up support services and housing and financial assistance imperative in achieving violence-free lives.
A Role Model. 1,224 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; 3,864 students learned about healthy relationships through 153 classroom presentations.
A Mentor. 7,383 community members increased their awareness and knowledge through 160 community education presentations, professional trainings, and community events.
A Promise. 39 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. 262 volunteers contributed 12,681 hours of their time and talent to our programs; a value of over $334,785.