We offer highly-specialized and comprehensive services to assist people of all ages, develop a sense of identity and purpose for under-privileged youth so they may fulfill their highest potential, and help victims of domestic violence discover life skills that will enable them to cope successfully with their transition from victim to survivor.
In an emergency, survivors and their families turn to us for help—and we stand ready to provide shelter and support—free of charge. The Della Gill/Joyce H. Williams Center helps domestic violence survivors by providing safe shelter, hot meals, essential personal care items, and emotional support in additional to programs and advocacy services. Staff often meets one-on-one with survivors to develop individual safety plans and identify available resources to help survivors to become self-sufficient and economically independent.
24 HR. CRISIS HOTLINE
If you are in immediate danger please call 911. To speak to a advocate please call our local number 913.321.0951. Or our toll free number 855.232.0252
STRENGTHS BASED CASE MANAGEMENT
Each survivor is offered individual time with the case manager who provide a strength-based assessment to set personalized goals for each particpant.
SUPPORT GROUPS AND INDIVIDUAL COUNSELING
Survivors can get help with updating a resume, practicing interview skills in mock interview, and assistance with filling out applications. Finding suitable employment can be a challenge for anyone, we hope to alleviate some of the stress with finding employment.
CHILD CARE ADVOCACY
We provide services to child victims while their parent attends scheduled appointments, support groups and job search activites.