Barren River Area Safe Space, Inc.

Contact Information:

P.O. Box 1941
Bowling Green, KY 42102
(800) 928-1183

About this Shelter

he Barren River Area Safe Space, Inc. is a regional domestic violence 26-bed shelter and program, founded in 1980 by a group of seven Warren County Citizens, to serve the community's need to provide emergency shelter and support services to victims of domestic  violence and their children.  The Barren River Area Safe Space, Inc. is accredited by the Kentucky Domestic Violence Association, and was one of the first six Kentucky domestic violence shelters to form the Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
The agency provides services to residents of the ten county Barren River Area Development District, and serves a large rural population.  Counties of service include Allen, Barren, Butler, Edmonson, Hart, Logan, Metcalfe, Monroe, Simpson and Warren.  BRASS, Inc. also accepts referrals from across the state and nation.

Program services include:

    Emergency shelter
    Crisis intervention
    Two 24-hour crisis lines
    Comprehensive children's services
    Case management
    Individual and group support counseling
    Mental health counseling
    Homeless and housing advocacy
    Immigration and language advocacy
    Legal advocacy
    Agency advocacy
    Medical advocacy
    Emergency financial assistance
    USDA approved food pantry
    Federal feeding program
    Permanent Housing
    Financial literacy/economic justice program
    Rural Individual Development Account
    Income Tax Preparation
    Homeownership program
    Community awareness program
    Public education programs
    Professional trainings

This shelter provides the following service attributes:

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