Catholic Charities Guardian Shelter and Oak Towers
The Guardian Shelter for Battered Families is designed to help victims of spouse abuse and their children during the critical time in life. The shelter provides the following services:
30 day temporary emergency shelter
Support/Counseling Emotional support, short term counseling and assistance in problem solving
Advocacy - Information and referral
Oak Towers Supportive Housing provides shelter residents to live independently and continue thier established services of treatment from thier abusive past up to 6 months with 3-month extensions available. This time is given to achieve independence from an abusive relationship. Living independently with supportive services helps pave the way toward self-sufficiency.
Both programs serves domestic violence victims in 11 Mississippi counties: Adams, Amite, Franklin, Jefferson, Claiborne, Copiah, Lawrence, Lincoln, Pike, Wilkinson, Walthall & Concordia Parish, LA