We give hope to women and children affected by domestic and sexual violence.
Community Works provides services to women, men and children who are or have been victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Our programs actively work in the community to provide a coordinated response to issues of Domestic Violence. These services include safe shelter for women and children, advocacy, education, referrals and individual support as victims/survivors go through criminal justice or social services systems.
If you are a victim of domestic violence or sexual assault, services and support are available and are confidential. If you are in immediate danger, call 911. To access Victim Services Programs call HelpLine 779-4357 or 1-855-216-2111. We are here to help 24 hours a day every day of the year.
Dunn House Shelter’s safe refuge and support services that include emergency shelter (including food and clothing); family advocacy; court advocacy and legal referrals; referral to community resources; peer support and parenting support groups; information and education about domestic violence; transportation; instruction in non-violent parenting techniques; and, a comprehensive children’s program.
Dunn House Outreach providing outreach, referral, and education to victims of domestic violence by advocates who work collaboratively with key community systems to achieve justice and support. We work with the Rogue Family Center in White City and reach out to our rural communities; we offer transitional living through subsidized housing and other supports to create a positive life in the community.
Sexual Assault Victims Services (SAVS), a 24-hour service to victims of sexual assault (both past and present episodes). Extensively trained volunteers meet victims in hospitals for immediate response, and follow up with legal advocacy and emotional support; they also accompany victims to medical facilities, police stations, and court.
HelpLine, Jackson County’s only 24-hour crisis hotline and information and referral service, answering over 14,000 crisis and other calls annually; volunteers and staff address concerns regarding domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, homeless and runaway teens, loneliness and isolation, and depression and suicide. HelpLine offers reassurance calls to the elderly who are living on their own.
Volunteers are needed and utilized in many capacities in these programs. Please go to the Volunteer page for more information.