Victims of Violence Intervention Program, Inc.
Call 605-642-7825 or 1-800-999-2348
Advocacy—Advocates work one-on one with clients providing moral support, assistance with finding affordable housing and suitable employment, public assistance, transportation and accompaniment when seeking medical attention, legal or court services, public education and community outreach.
Facility—We provide accommodations for up to 42 people.
Continued support services as requested to those who live within the services area.
Children—Advocates provide time with each child to concentrate on the development of self esteem, creative conflict resolution techniques, and validation of feelings.
Networking with law enforcement, social services, child protection, mental health agencies, community action programs, states’ attorneys and other programs.
Educational opportunities for volunteers, staff and clients to attend trainings, workshops and conferences.
Helpline Center's website link, www.helplinecenter.org.
Vision: Striving for Violence-Free Communities.
Mission: Providing services to those affected by domestic violence and sexual assault and offering education, advocacy and awareness to the community.
Purpose: Your Journey; Our Mission
Shelter: To maintain the existing physical structures and create a facility plan to meet the needs for future growth and development.
Community Awareness: To bring education, advocacy and awareness to the community.
Funding: To provide financial sustainability to meet current and future demands for service.
Core Values - We at the Artemis House believe the following;
The right to live without being abused
The right to be treated with respect
Everyone deserves compassion
Everyone deserves to live in a safe environment
The right to be supported in their decision to leave the abuse
The right not to be judged
The right to work and provide for themselves
The right to be valued as an individual
The right to be believed
Society has a responsibility to speak out against domestic violence and sexual assault
Public opinion dictates how we act – make sure the public is aware