HAVEN of Tioga County offers services to all survivors of domestic violence or sexual assault, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, physical ability or income. All HAVEN services are FREE and confidential.
An advocate is available 24 hours to provide information and support, crisis counseling, safety planning, and referrals to other resources. All information is kept confidential.
Calls will be transfered to 911 after business hours; however, you are not required to give your name - you may request a HAVEN advocate.
No longer a single location in Tioga County, multiple Hope Housing locations provide up to 30 days of safe, temporary, emergency housing for victims of domestic or sexual violence and their children. While in Hope Housing, victims and their children can receive on-site crisis counseling, support services, advocacy, and accompaniment.
HAVEN provides individual crisis counseling as well as support groups (when available) for victims of domestic or sexual violence, their children, and their significant others.
Advocates at HAVEN are available to work with survivors and their families in order to achieve their goals. We are familiar with many of the systems that domestic violence or sexual assault survivors must navigate and we can help them along their journey.
We are here to help survivors reach their goals. No pressure.
HAVEN advocates are available to accompany victims to the police station or court hearings in order to provide support for those navigating the system.
In addition, HAVEN has advocates available 24-hours-a-day to accompany victims to the Emergency Room, doctor's appointments, or other medical or hospital visits.
HAVEN offers services to children as well as adults. Children who witness and/or experience abuse have their own issues and HAVEN provides these children with crisis counseling, accompaniment, and legal services.
HAVEN provides prevention education programs to schools and universities, as well as to civic, social, and religious groups.
Program topics include (but are not limited to) Healthy Relationships, Bystander Bullying Awareness, Consent Trainings, and the Effects of Violence on Children.
HAVEN has an attorney on staff who is available to provide legal advice about issues around domestic violence or sexual assault, as well as providing guidance and assistance in filing a Protection From Abuse Order for victims who qualify. We do not handle custody cases. All referrals to the attorney, require a meeting with an advocate first.
HAVEN provides information and referrals for individuals looking for more information on domestic and/or sexual violence. If our services aren't what you need, we'll help you find some that are.