Providing housing to women (and children) who are displaced because of an act(s) of sexual violence and/or domestic violence, and to our veteran community who are currently without housing or in danger of homelessness
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We are committed to creating awareness around the issues of domestic violence and homelessness while helping survivors transition back to successful living by providing refuge, support, hope and guidance to these individuals.
Domestic Violence in Women
In the United States, more than 10 million adults experience domestic violence annually
1 in 4 women experience sexual violence, physical violence and/or stalking by an intimate partner during their lifetime.
Approximately 1 in 5 female victims need medical care.
Female victims sustain injuries 3x more than men
1 in 5 female victims need legal services
23.2% of women have experienced severe physical violence by an intimate partner during their lifetime
Homelessness in the United States
1 in every 588 Americans is homeless.
194,467 people will sleep on the street across the USA tonight (HUD 2018).
The ten states with the highest homeless rates account for 55% of the homeless population - CA, NY, FL, TX, WA, MA, OR, PA, IL, CO.
18% are chronically homeless (HUD 2018).
7% are veterans (HUD 2018).
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