A SAFE PLACE is Oakland’s only comprehensive domestic violence program for battered women and children. The agency offers a comprehensive program that provides both shelter and professional supportive services to victims of domestic violence.
The present shelter facility operated by A SAFE PLACE has twenty beds with individual living space. The Emergency Shelter Program provides up to 8 weeks of shelter and therapeutic environment for women and their children. An interim motel program is also available to provide emergency accommodations. The 24-hour crisis and shelter referral and information line handles nearly 3,000 calls each year.
The shelter is a refuge for women and children and has provided each with services that include professional individual and peer group counseling, as well as advocacy and other professional supportive services.
The information above can be found on the official website of A Safe Place. For more details about the organization and to find out how you can volunteer, please visit their website: http://asafeplacedvs.org