Your financial support allows Next Door Solutions to provide life-saving services to survivors and their children:
• Shelter & Housing Services: Safe haven and support services for women and children through the Shelter Next Door; a 24/7 Hotline answered by a professional Advocate
• Community & Systems Advocacy: Walk-in crisis intervention counseling, legal advocacy and restraining order assistance, case management, and assistance with resources
• Support Services: 1) Self-Sufficiency services include Intensive Case Management, workshops in financial literacy and education and career advancement. 2) Support Groups, 15 throughout the county. Most groups have coinciding Kids Club – positive play for youth – services.
Unfortunately, the need for services provided by Next Door Solutions is growing! In the first 6 months of this year, Next Door Solutions experienced a 56% increase in requests for walk-in crisis counselling sessions, and a 138% increase in the requests for case management sessions. Over the last five years, the average length of stay a the Shelter Next Door has increase 52% from 25 days to 38 with some families needing to stay for 90 days or more.