Center for Hope and Safety (formerly Shelter Their Sisters) has helped thousands of woman across Bergen County break their cycle of violence, and they can help you too.
They have bi-lingual staff, or they will find someone to translate.
Change is possible.
Your abuser may be a partner, spouse, or grown child.
Right now you may feel alone and scared.
It can be dangerous to stay and live in an abusive situation; it can also be dangerous to leave.
They understand that you need a place to stay where you can feel safe and where you children will be safe.
They can provide a safe haven for you to heal and rediscover the person you were before the abuse started.
Your biggest supporters.
They will give you the strength to go through the stages of recovery and to get on your feet.
They can assist with housing issues, job searches, some job training, and interview skills.
They will be with you and assist you in getting a restraining order and navigating the legal system, should that be necessary.
24 hour hotline (201) 944-9600
“Center for Hope and Safety’s mission is to assist women and children who are victims of domestic violence, including emotional, economic, sexual, and physical abuse. The agency provides emergency and transitional housing, emotional support, and a diversified continuum of services focused on safety, empowerment, and self-sufficiency. Through community partnerships, Center for Hope and Safety raises awareness, provides services, and educates community members about domestic violence. ”