Residential Services

SafeHouse of Shelby County Residential Services offer emergency and long-term housing options, as well as wraparound services, for survivors of domestic and sexual violence.

Emergency Shelter: SafeHouse provides 24-hour emergency shelter for individuals and their dependent family who are fleeing domestic and/or sexual violence. Our 56-bed gated facility offers around-the-clock advocacy from trained staff in a confidential location. Scheduled childcare and limited transportation assistance available for shelter residents.

Supportive Housing: Our community-based residential assistance program provides support for survivors seeking housing outside of shelter. Income-qualifying individuals may receive financial assistance related to rent, utilities, and moving expenses.

Additional support services available to housing participants may include:

  • Safety planning
  • Referrals for childcare, medical, and other needs
  • Crisis counseling and support groups
  • Job search and resume’ building assistance
  • Educational and therapeutic workshops
  • Enrollment in food and medical benefits programs