Provides housing for women and children who are victims of domestic violence. Average stay based on safety and individual need. Provides counseling, legal and social service advocacy and referrals, substance abuse assessment/referral, youth services, outreach and domestic violence education.
The fact that CHOICES offers temporary shelter is well known, but the location is kept confidential for safety purposes. A dedicated staff has ensured the shelter's operation 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, since 1977, making ours the longest-running domestic violence shelter in Franklin County.
Hundreds of volunteers have donated their time and skills to keep the shelter running efficiently for over 30 years. Thousands of women and children have used this residence as a safe, temporary home during times of crisis.