enables women to escape prostitution and build constructive, productive
lives. The program provides residency with 24 hour staffing and
comprehensive counseling, health, and educational programs. It
is one of only five such programs in the US. Given that 70% of
the women have suffered long-term incest and 90% have been severely
abused as children, the program initially focuses on healing,
addressing trauma, addictions, and other psychological issues.
of healing plus medical, dental and physical care is essential
before we can assess and provide appropriate educational and vocational
skills including computer training and money management. After
approximately a year, we assist the women in looking for employment
and setting up a savings account, which enables them to graduate
from SafeHouse and establish independent lives.
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