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Darkim is a transitional shelter for women, which aids wrap around services while providing temporary housing for women.
Darkim is operated on the South-side of Chicago. Our mission is to offer outreach programs and temporary housing for women. We provided women with a safe environment featuring all necessities that a home has to offer. Darkim Responsible Living For Women Inc Nfp is focused on providing high-quality community service and advocacy satisfaction. Darkim is determine to change a woman's life, "One day at a time".
Our transitional services is a
residential living environment for up to two years with extensions.
Inside advocacy such as; recovery coaching , 12 step help groups,
parenting sessions, individual counseling, group counseling, HIV testing
which focuses on disease control, life skill educational groups,
financial awareness, credit awareness and outside advocacy.
We connect to professional outside programs such
as Out patient programs (substance abuse) GED program, job training
programs, mental health assistant programs, and low income housing
programs. DRLW recognizes that each individual has their own need of
recovery, and we approach each situation with benign advantages that
both empowers their self- esteem and self- worth, allowing unification
with families while living proactive in today’s society.
Emergency Services Our emergency services allows
homeless women that are in an uncontrollable situation to become
immediately housed, if space is available, while catering to their
immediate needs which are in most cases Chicago police referrals and
domestic violence related and occasional disastrous situations.
Emergency situations can become temporary residents.
services can occur through court orders (which children are affected)
and- or residents deciding to move into market renting as oppose to
SRO's or low income housing. Our program is up to two years. However,
additional time can be granted with DRLW approval.
food, clothing, recovery coaching, structured living, 12 step
philosophy groups that helps distinguish habitual behaviors, family
support, alumni support, computer on site for resumes and cover letter
building, internet job search, online school work assignments, hands on
cooking that helps recreate socialism and confidence, a laundry area
that supports the need of women who can't afford to go to public laundry
mats along with transportation assistance to get their day started on
their road to recovery.
DRLW participate in
parenting skilled programs for mothers who are court ordered or mothers
who welcome the idea of becoming a better parent for both themselves
and their child/children. We also believe mothers interacting with their
child/children helps both parent and child/children reestablish healthy
communicative relationships. DRLW participate in weekend visits and
overnight visits with age appropriate children.
always welcome new ideas from professional advocacy to help navigate
the old concepts of helping homeless women please inquire with
our link below or email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (773) 567-1317
Donations Needed: Public Transportation CTA bus cards
Linen, Pillows-Cases for Twin beds-Twin Mattresses-Covers
Vouchers for clothes " for Job Search"
Gift Cards Volunteers Needed: Darkim is always looking for volunteers who write proposals, help with websites, help with event set-ups and familiar with office work
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