Stopping Woman Abuse Now SWAN
The purpose of SWAN is to provide a residential and walk-in program of services. This will include domestic violence victims, their children, the abuser, elderly who are abused in their home and in institutional settings, as well as those who are homeless. This provision of services includes a 24 hour telephone crisis line, counseling, legal advocacy, information/referrals, room and board, financial assistance with rent and utilities, food bank, public education, tranpsortation, outreach, social service advocacy, crisis intervention and emergency medical care. The purpose provides for the clients the abilitiy to make choices, learn alternatives, find options for a violence-free lifestyle, protect and intervene, solve problems and make positive changes in their lives.