Emergency shelter is available for victims of domestic violence and their minor children in all five counties. The maximum stay is 30 days, but adjustments are made if clients are in need of a short extension in order to move into rapid re-housing or transitional accommodations. When needed, transportation to the shelter is available. New cell phones, food, personal items, gift cards for gasoline, and clothing are provided for those in need. With the support of a case manager, shelter services include safety planning, counseling, legal support for protective orders, referral for financial assistance, housing assistance and other support services. Staff coverage for the shelter is 24 hours a day, 365 days per year.

Emergency shelter is available for victims of domestic violence and their minor children in all five counties. With the support of a case manager, shelter services include safety planning, counseling, legal support for protective orders, referral for financial assistance, housing assistance and other support services. For victims in Emergency Shelter, when needed, MSCFV provides Emergency Shelter residents with:

  • transportation to the shelter
  • new cell phones
  • food
  • personal items 
  • gift cards for gasoline
  • clothing 
  • pet care items

Through MSCFV’s Pet Safety Programming, pet friendly emergency shelters and pet boarding are available.

The maximum stay in Emergency shelter is 30 days, but adjustments are made if clients are in need of a short extension in order to move into rapid re-housing or transitional accommodations.

If you are a victim of family violence and need Emergency Shelter, please call us at 1-800-927-4673. Our trained Hotline Advocates are available around the clock.