Case management and housing assistance
Every family is assigned a case manager, who provides referrals for legal and mental health needs, public benefits advocacy, and acts as a liaison between the client and community agencies. A housing specialist helps clients apply for and pursue housing opportunities.
Individual and group counseling
Every adult and child is provided with counseling and mental health services. Support groups, including domestic violence groups, dance therapy, and art therapy offer adults and children additional outlets to address emotional needs and connect with others.
For children not yet in school, activities from storytime to cupcake decorating take place all day. After school, on breaks and throughout the summer, school-age children get homework help and take part in arts and crafts, music and cooking lessons, activities, and trips.
Family outings and events provide families with the opportunity to spend time together. Activities include outings to museums, parks, and sports events, holiday parties, healthy cooking lessons, and much more.
Throughout their stay, aftercare staff help clients prepare practically and emotionally for life post-shelter. Once families leave, aftercare staff provide case management and referrals, job search resources, and act as sources of support and guidance.
In addition to on-site services
SBH residents have access to Sanctuary’s full range of legal, economic empowerment, and additional services.