Rural human Services Crescent City


Our community’s resource center and shelter for victims of domestic violence and their children. Including a 28 bed emergency shelter, 24-hour crisis hotline, counseling, legal services, household establishment, outreach and prevention education. Last year, Harrington House provided over 2,500 shelter nights and over 10, 000 meals to persons and families in crisis. Harrington House emergency shelter is staffed 24-hours, 365 days a year.

Our Services

Harrington House in collaboration with our community’s organizations, businesses and dedicated individuals, is committed to creating a community that is free of domestic violence.
 

In addition to a 24 hr Domestic Violence Emergency Shelter our domestic violence services also include:

 

Our Community Education Groups for participants allow our participants who have experienced domestic violence a safe place to share and compare their experiences, discuss concerns and encourage each other for planning in the future. Call (707)-465-3013. Children’s activity group during adult peer group sessions.

All our children’s groups are conducted by a trained Children’s Advocate.

The Facts

Domestic or dating violence/abuse is a pattern of behavior in an intimate relationship where one partner seeks power and control over another through intimidation, coercion, violence or the threat of violence. The abuse may be emotional/mental/verbal, physical, sexual, spiritual or economic, and often becomes more frequent and severe over time.

Whereas the problem of domestic violence is not confined to any group or groups of people, but cross all economic, racial, gender of people, but cross all societal barriers.

U.S. Statistics

 

Domestic violence/abuse can happen to anyone. If you are being abused, remember that it is not your fault; you are not responsible for your partner’s actions.

 

 

If you answer “Yes” to any of the above questions, you may be in an abusive relationship. Remember, it’s not your fault and you are not alone. Please call our 24-hour hotline, and talk to someone you trust. Our services are free and confidential.

Crisis Line: (707) 465-3013