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The WomanHaven Shelter is available to women clients and their children who have no other option but to come to them for help.
They will also secure shelter for any man who comes to them for services, but they do not have s shelter for men within the Center for Family Solutions programs.
Once in Shelter, a woman and her children are afforded a wide range of services provided by their organization and from other organizations in the community as well:
- They transport their clients to all the service sites they need
- Referrals are made to the Imperial Valley Housing Authority
- To educational and training programs
- To parenting classes and job skill development workshops
They have available counseling services, legal services, and advocacy services within their own organization.
Any service which would be helpful is provided by them or they find someone else to provide it.
Support groups, peer counseling and complete case management services are offered.
The Center for Family Solutions Outreach Services programs are comprehensive and are available to all their clients whether they have been clients in the WomanHaven Shelter or in the Center Against Domestic violence.
They offer assistance in independent household establishment, ongoing support groups for all clients and former clients (anyone is welcome) at sites in Calexico, at the Shelter, in El Centro, Winterhaven, and Brawley.
Support groups are also available to their male clients.
The Outreach Groups or Peer Counseling Groups, provide an opportunity for men and women to meet to discuss whatever they like and seek information and support from each other and from their staff.
CFS also provides ongoing support services in the way of clothing from their Thrift Store and food baskets for those who need continuing assistance.
“Our mission is to promote and provide a comprehensive response to domestic violence, stalking and human trafficking through Community Outreach & Education, Prevention, Intervention, Client Support Services; and Safety and Shelter Services.”