Angel Step Inn Domestic Violence Emergency Shelter opened its doors in 1995. We operate a safe, secure, 30-bed emergency shelter for individuals fleeing intimate partner violence with a history of using or abusing alcohol and other drugs. We also provide shelter services to battered women with no history of using alcohol or other drugs. Angel Step Inn is staffed 24 hours per day to offer security and comprehensive support services to all women and children living in the shelter. Our shelter is a beautiful home that encourages privacy and peace for healing from intimate partner abuse. Our shelter has five bedrooms, one community living room, a large dining area, and two children's playrooms. We offer the following services to shelter residents:
- Safety Planning
- Emergency food and clothing
- Emergency transportation
- Crisis intervention
- Assistance filing a temporary restraining order against your abuser
- Court advocacy
- Counseling and case management
- Supportive services for children
- Domestic violence, substance abuse, and parenting education groups
- Linkage to healthcare and other social services
Life at Angel Step Inn
- Our shelter is a homelike environment.
- Our shelter services are free.
- We provide food, clothing, and toiletries (deodorant, soap, shampoo, etc…), linens (sheets, pillows, towels, and blankets) at the shelter.
- You share the kitchen, common area, and bathrooms with other clients.
- You may share a bedroom with other families depending on the size of your family.
- You do not have to leave your pet behind. We will work with you to make arrangements to have your pets cared while you are in our shelter.
- Our shelter has several families residing at the program. All of the families at our shelter have experienced abuse in their lives.
- You are asked to honor the privacy of other residents by not discussing their names or situations with anyone else.
- Our location is a secret. You cannot disclose the name, city, or address of the shelter because of our concern for your safety and the safety of other residents.
- Visitors are not allowed because our shelter location is confidential.