Hands of a Friend (Manos Amigas) provides shelter for victims in need of escaping domestic violence, human trafficking, and sex trafficking. We facilitate additional needs and services through advocacy for victims requiring legal, financial, immigration, medical, educational, employment, transportation and permanent housing solutions.
Genesis House is a our domestic violence/sexual assault & human trafficking shelter which serves the local areas.
If you need shelter from abuse call:
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY: CALL 911.
OUR MISSION STATEMENT:
Provide and promote a shelter and advocacy for victims
in need of escaping domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking through
HELP, HEALTH, HINDSIGHT, HEALING, HONOR and HAPPINESS.
Our Vision is: ESCAPE, ENCOURAGE, EMPOWER, ENVISION, EMBRACE AND EMBARK!
HELP SOMEONE WHO IS BEING ABUSED!
- Listen & show support.
- Don't blame the victim.
- Let them know you are concerned.
- Encourage them to seek help.
- Help them make decisions.
- Ask how you can help.
- Tell them about victim's services.
- Never confront the abuser
WHAT IS DOMESTIC ABUSE?
- Physical Abuse
- Emotional Abuse
- Sexual Abuse
- Economic Abuse
- Verbal Abuse