The Shelter operates a 60-bed emergency shelter; seven transitional living cottages with the capacity to house 42 participants; provides outreach services, training and education throughout Collier County, FL, with offices in Naples and Immokalee.
We employ 55 full-time staff, five part-time staff and eight on-call staff. Program staff are trained and certified in the area of domestic violence. All staff members have additional specific credentials based on their particular job function. Programs are provided in Naples, Immokalee and Bonita Springs at schools, the courthouse, community centers and at partner agency locations.
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The mission of The Shelter for Abused Women and Children is to prevent, protect and prevail over domestic violence through advocacy, empowerment and social change. more
The Shelter is led by a professional lead staff as well as dedicated volunteer leaders who serve on boards and committees vital to the mission of The Shelter.
In September 2002, administration and counseling services moved into the new facility with residents relocating to the new Beau Venturi Home, our 60-bed residential shelter.
Our confidential services are offered free of charge to help you transform your life no matter your age, gender, race or socio-economic status.
The Shelter offers continuing education for healthcare, mental health and dentistry professionals, providing up-to-date courses.
The Shelter seeks to inform and educate the community with the assistance of television, radio, internet and print media. View a listing of recent reports .
The Shelter is an equal opportunity employer.