More Than A Shelter | Jenesse Center Inc

By: Jenesse Center  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Transportation, Counseling, Anger Management

Domestic Violence Crisis Hotline

  • Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Coordination of emergency transportation
  • Initial intake
  • Paraprofessional counseling

Case Management

  • Assists clients in assessing their needs and goals
  • Coordinates the receipt of all services and participation in programmatic classes
  • Advocates for housing solutions and financial resources
  • Facilitates "Client Domestic Violence Certification" program
  • Assists client in developing a self-determined plan for self-sufficiency

Vocational Education Program

  • Professional Education: computer skills, resume writing, career counseling, job search
  • Financial Freedom Program: budgeting, banking, saving
  • G.E.D., Community College and Online degree program enrollment

Mental Health Program

  • Individual, group, peer and family counseling by registered MFT counselors and interns
  • Domestic Violence Education classes
  • Empowerment and Enrichment classes
  • Anger Management classes
  • Substance Abuse groups
  • Sexual Assault groups

Legal Services

  • Legal education including legal rights and safe environment training
  • Procure restraining orders
  • Emergency protective orders
  • VAWA immigration
  • Landlord tenant disputes
  • Section 8 housing
  • Civil law
  • Family law
  • Court accompaniment

Children and Adolescent's Enrichment Program

  • Parenting classes
  • Children's case management
  • Individual and family counseling
  • Tutoring and educational activities
  • JMAC: After-school parent-child relationship building program
  • Holiday programs and activities
  • Camp Jenesse - Summer Enrichment Program

Health

  • Assessments by registered nurse
  • Health care referrals and follow-up services
  • Health education classes: nutrition, fitness and healthy living, stress relief

Transportation

  • Available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week
  • Collaboration with law enforcement to ensure safe transportation when necessary
  • Client transportation available for: housing, medical and dental appointments; social service appointments; Jenesse programmatic classes
  • Court appointments

Educational Programs

  • 40-Hour Certified Domestic Violence Training
  • Domestic Violence outreach to schools, businesses and the greater community
  • "Stop the Hurting" Program for the education of employers about the impact of domestic violence on job performance
  • "BeSo You!" youth program for teens and tweens

*All programs and services are provided free of charge.

Keywords: Anger Management, Counseling, Family Counseling, Transportation