Advocacy Services Program
The Advocacy program at The Center provides short term counseling to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Services also include safety planning, support, advocacy, resources and support groups.
To schedule a new client appointment, call our domestic violence hotline at 203-384-9559 or rape crisis hotline at 203-333-2233. Walk-ins are also welcomed during normal business hours.
The Crisis Services program provides immediate crisis services through our 24/7 domestic violence and sexual assault hotline. Hotline staff provides immediate crisis intervention, safety planning, information and resources for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Hotline staff will also provide support, information and resources to family, friends and service providers who are impacted by these issues.
Kathie's Place - Domestic Violence Shelter
Kathie’s Place provides emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence and their children. Access to Kathie’s Place is offered 24/7 through CWF’s Domestic Violence hotline.
Kathie’s Place provides victims of domestic violence and their children a safe supportive, non-judgmental environment where families and individuals can learn to keep themselves safe, how to access appropriate services, and work towards a safe, independent living situation.
Integrated Family Violence Services (IFVS)
This DCF funded program provides intensive clinical and case management services for families where domestic violence has been identified as having an adverse affect on the child’s well being and the adults’ ability to parent. The primarily in-home service focuses on all family members including the child, the parent who is the survivor of domestic violence and the batterer. Batterer treatment services are outsourced to Family ReEntry. Core services include case management, safety planning for the survivor and the child, trauma focused work with children, dyad-based interventions focused on repairing, and healing relationships and batterer interventions.