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- Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
- Shelter Facility - 36 beds
- 12 rooms
- 4 units Program Length of Stay
Alliance provides critical emergency food and shelter to the victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and their children.
Client services include laundry, hygiene kits, clothing, semi-private rooms and access to household items and furniture Shelter Program
Clients stay 30-45 days, with opportunity to extend to 60 days.
Clients have the opportunity to transfer to the Bakersfield Homeless Center (BHC) program after 60 days Rapid Re-Housing Assistance
Clients are able to apply for rehousing assistance while they are at the shelter.
This will alleviate the costs of rent when the clients are ready to move out Case Management Program
Through extensive case management Alliance staff address the core issues of domestic violence and sexual assault.
Case plans are developed specifically to address each individual situation - family dynamics, employment, housing.
Staff also provides:
- court accompaniment Clothing
- Household and Furniture
- Referral through case managers Meals/Snacks
Provides 30,000 per year plus morning, afternoon and evening snacks Job Development.
Mentor Program, Resume Workshop; Interview Techniques; Job Search; Life Skills; ESL classes; GED; Collaboration with BHC Job Development Department GED Program.
Access to 20-week GED Program implemented at the Bakersfield Homeless Center Counseling.
A counselor meets weekly with clients in group and individual sessions Peer Counseling Groups
A peer counselor works with individuals to address the issues of domestic violence, including awareness, healthy relationships, parenting, community resources, safety plans Health Care.
Access to Bakersfield Homeless Center Health Care Center - evaluation and treatment by volunteer medical and dental professionals and preventive education Childcare.
On-site childcare offers curriculum and activities for any age children while mother is involved in on-site activities On-Site Tutor .
The Bakersfield City School District provides an on-site tutor one day per week Transportation Assistance.
Alliance provides clients with necessary bus passes; emergency taxi service and transportation to court Temporary Restraining Order Assistance.
Staff provides instructions and answers questions regarding TROs and assists throughout court proceedings.