Vision

Suzy's Place is founded on the vision and belief that every person has the right to be safe, empowered, and free from violence and the fear of violence. We aim to reduce social problems such as child abuse, sexual assault, substance abuse, sexism, racism, and other forms of oppression.

Our Mission

The mission of Suzy's Place is to assist women who are victims of domestic violence including emotional, economic, sexual, and physical abuse. We provide emergency and transitional housing, emotional support, and a diversified continuum of services focused on safety, empowerment, and self-sufficiency. Through community partnerships, Suzy's Place raises awareness, provides services, and educates community members about domestic violence.

Services We Provide

Suzy's Place will directly or through partners, provide the following services:

  •  A physical safe haven and support structure for women seeking to escape domestic violence.

  • Legal assistance through trained and certified legal professionals. 

  • Individual and group counseling for victims and their children offered by licensed mental health professionals.

  • Educational support.
  • Assistance with job placement and job-skills training with our community outreach programs and community partners.
  • Basic healthcare through physician volunteers.
  • Assistance with placement in longer term safe residential options. 
  • Parenting and life management skills offered by mental health professionals.
  • Language assistance.
  • 24-hour crisis line.

There is no tool for development more effective than the empowerment of women
— Kofi Annan