The mission of SIREN/Eaton Shelter is to promote the elimination of domestic violence and homelessness by providing temporary housing, support, advocacy, education, and information to the community. SIREN/Eaton Shelter is committed to holding batterers responsible for their actions.
Promoting the safety, confidentiality and autonomy of domestic violence survivors and homeless families will be the primary tenet driving the services provided by SIREN/Eaton Shelter. In order to accomplish this, SIREN/Eaton Shelter commits to the following:
- Treating everyone who seeks services with dignity and respect. This attitude is to be reflected in all agency policies, procedures, and personal interactions.
- Providing programs that are client-driven, family-centered and respectful of lifestyle, gender-identity, and cultural differences.
- Providing every client with information and education about the dynamics of domestic violence and resources in the community in order to facilitate their making an informed choice about their options.
- Providing the support and advocacy necessary to help people access needed services.
- Seeking opportunities to raise public awareness about homelessness and domestic violence in the community.
- Supporting efforts to hold batterers accountable and promote empowerment for survivors.
- Working for systems change and long-range solutions to the serious social problems of family violence and homelessness.
SIREN/Eaton Shelter provides the following services:
- Confidential, 24-hour domestic violence crisis line
- Emergency shelter and transitional housing
- Supportive Counseling for residents and non-residents
- Weekly support/education group for adults and children who have experienced family violence. Residents and non-residents may attend this group
- Information and referral to needed resources
- Emergency shelter and transitional housing.
- Case management and referral to needed resources.
- Life skills instruction.
- Food, clothing, furniture, and household item bank.