A Safe Place for Change

SERVICES

EMERGENCY SHELTER

The Branches shelter is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide immediate, housing to victims and children who have left home due to domestic violence.

We've helped hundreds of families get a fresh start since first opening our doors in 1981. Branches provides advocacy and support to help victims build a safe future for themselves and their families. 

If you need emergency shelter, please call us any time at (304)529-2382.

CRISIS LINE

Branches' crisis line, (304)529-2382 is available 24 hours a day to provide support services to victims and survivors of domestic violence.

LEGAL ADVOCACY

Branches’ trained advocates provide support to victims, including:

  • Assistance in seeking protective orders
  • Support during court hearings
  • Referral to community resources

Advocates cannot give legal advice; they provide support and help victims understand their options.



COUSELING AND SUPPORT

Branches offers a weekly support group for victims and survivors of domestic violence. We also offer individual counseling. 

All of Branches’ services are FREE of charge.