Shelter, food, a supportive environment , discipline to women leaving the Correction System or who are homeless.
They serve women who are on probation for a criminal offense; serving a sentence through the criminal justice system; leaving a drug rehabilitation program; escaping a home broken by addiction; battered or in an abusive relationship.
All residents receive counseling and support to help them become productive citizens.
Samaritas House, Heartline offers a woman many opportunities.
Complete her basic education and earn a GED
Complete her incarceration period
Work on sobriety and drug rehabilitation
Acquire vocational training
Residents have numerous responsibilities.
They are expected to:
Show respect for others and self
Maintain proper grooming and dress
Observe the rules: no drugs, no alcohol, no sex, no fighting, no weapons
Share in the housecleaning
Learn meal planning
Budget, save and live within their income
Obtain proper identification in order to secure employment and access to community resources