Transitions offers emergency, short-term and transitional shelter facilities that provide safe environments for clients to end abuse, develop short and long-term goals, and increase independence and well-being.Our shelter services include, but not limited to:
|Children Services (Formerly Called “Protect Our Kids“)
Children who witness and/or experience domestic violence experience many harmful effects including increased anxiety and trauma, poor school performance and delayed or impaired social skills. Many of them grow up to repeat the pattern as the abuser or the victim. Child clients are encouraged to develop coping skills and positive behaviors to break the cycle of violence and become healthy, productive adults.Our children services include:
Transitions offers legal advocacy services to help victims understand their legal rights and civil and criminal remedies to end their abuse. Advocates are available to accompany clients to Hampton, Newport News, and York County/Poquoson courts.Our legal services include:
Counseling is offered to women and children who may have experienced or witnessed domestic violence. Therapy is confidential and available by appointment.
Support Group is offered for survivors of domestic violence. Meetings are held every Tuesday from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Counseling for Adults Molested as Children (A.M.A.C) is offered by appointment only. Please ask for Anne Graber, ATR
We help victims of family violence who are formerly sheltered residents or never sheltered residing in the community. Our outreach services include: