Home Free Outcomes

Home Free Program Outcomes  2012-13

5,010 people received advocacy and support services 
213 families received emergency housing
77 households were provided with permanent housing assistance and intensive long term advocacy services

4,470 adults, children, and youth received in person services from advocates
2,101 adults received restraining order advocacy support

 

  • 100% of participants develop a safety plan and increase knowledge of domestic violence dynamics and available resources (of those with two or more contacts)
  •  98% increased self-sufficiency
  • 100% of survivors referred by DHS Child Welfare to our DV Awareness Session said they increased their understanding of a batterer’s impact on a child 
  •   96% of survivors who attended our DV Awareness Session said they left feeling more able to talk with their child(ren) about the abuse in their home.

 Additional programming in 2012-13 was made possible with funding provided by the Allstate Foundaton for financial empowerment services and employment Support. Through Allstate Foundation's Moving Ahead Through Financial Management, Home Free offered  Dollars and Sense Course, which was very succesful:

  •  62 survivors have received financial empowerment services this year
  • 38 have attended and completed Dollars & Sense Courses
  • 22 have received more intensive Individual Financial and Econom ic Advocacy services
  • 10 additional survivors received intensive Individual Financial and Economic Advocacy services
  • 55% made a budget
  • 85% met a financial goal
  • 10% opened a bank account
  • 94% of participants report that they can better recognize the signs of financial abuse
  • 98% of participants have a better understanding of the basic steps to building a strong financial base
  • 100% report feeling more confident in their ability to manage their personal finances in the future

 

2011 - 2012

  • 4,865 people received advocacy and support services 
  • 224 families received emergency housing
  • 77 households were provided with permanent housing assistance and intensive long term advocacy services
  • 1803 adults, children, and youth received in person services from advocates
  • 2309 adults received restraining order advocacy support

 

  • 100% of participants develop a safety plan and increase knowledge of domestic violence dynamics and available resources (of those with two or more contacts)
  •  96% increased self-sufficiency
  • 100% of survivors referred by DHS Child Welfare to our DV Awareness Session said they increased their understanding of a batterer’s impact on a child 
  •   96% of survivors who attended our DV Awareness Session said they left feeling more able to talk with their child(ren) about the abuse in their home.

4,865 received advocacy and support services 
224 familes received emergency housing
77 households were provided with permanent housing assistance and intensive long term advocacy services

1803 adults, children, and youth received in person services from advocates
2309 adults received restraining order advocacy support

 

  • 100% of participants develop a safety plan and increase knowledge of domestic violence dynamics and available resources (of those with two or more contacts)
  •  96% increased self-sufficiency
  • 100% of survivors referred by DHS Child Welfare to our DV Awareness Session said they increased their understanding of a batterer’s impact on a child 
  •   96% of survivors who attended our DV Awareness Session said they left feeling more able to talk with their child(ren) about the abuse in their home.
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