In 2018, Alexandra House provided . . .
A Safe Haven. 542 victims/survivors and their children received 12,972 nights of safety; with the average shelter stay being 24 days.
A Lifeline. 3,370+ calls were answered on our 24-hour emergency help line.
A Voice. 765 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. 602 referrals from local law enforcement as a result of the Lethality Assessment Program were received, 418 high-risk victims were immediately connected to an advocate from the scene of the incident.
A First Responder. 300 referrals were received from local hospitals and clinics; 282 victims of sexual and domestic violence received crisis intervention, safety planning, and support at local hospitals and clinics.
A Community. 189 victim/survivors and their children began their healing process at weekly support groups and through ongoing therapy provided to 30 adults, children, and youth.
An Advocate. 92 families received personal follow up support services and housing and financial assistance imperative in achieving violence-free lives.
A Role Model. 1,126 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; 3,122 students learned about healthy relationships through 112 classroom presentations.
A Mentor. 6,528 community members increased their awareness and knowledge through 115 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. 229 volunteers contributed 9,691 hours of their time and talent to our programs; a value of over $267,278.