Domestic Crisis Hotline:
1-800-928-3131

 

About Domestic Violence

Serving:  Leslie, Knott, Letcher, Perry, Breathitt, Lee, Owsley and Wolfe Counties

The LKLP Domestic Violence Program provides a safe, temporary shelter for victims of domestic violence and their dependent children. It serves the counties of Leslie, Knott, Letcher, Perry, Owsley, Wolfe, Lee and Breathitt.

The Domestic Violence program provides both residential and non-residential services to victims of Spouse/Partner abuse and their dependent children.

Services provided for clients residing in the shelter is a temporary safe shelter as needed or determined on an individual basis. Longer stay can be allotted if it is necessary to keep victims safe or if they are seeking to re-locate and need additional time to find adequate housing.

The program serves mainly female victims and their dependent children. However, we are designed to serve male victims and their dependent children if the need occurs--and, it does occasionally!

KRS 209A Referral and Resource Information for Victims, Law Enforcement, and Professionals is available at the following link:
https://www.kcadv.org/content/krs-209a-referral-information-professionals-and-law-enforcement

Domestic Violence Residential Services

  • Free Food & Clothing
  • Free Local Transportation to various human services agencies and court hearings.
  • Free Couseling Services
  • A Planned Daily Program for children in educational games and activities.
  • A twenty-four (24) hour Crisis Hotline providing counseling, information and referrals by phone: 1-800-928-3131.
  • Court Advocacy
  • Agency Advocacy
  • Personal Advocacy

If you want more information or have questions regarding our Residential Services we offer you may contact our Business Office at (606) 439-1552 or e-mail us at safehouse@lklp.net.

If you are experiencing a medical emergency call 911, or if you need immediate Domestic Violence assistance or you feel your life is at risk call our 24-Hour hotline: 1-800-928-3131.

Domestic Violence Non-Residential Services

  • Court Advocacy
  • Personal Advocacy
  • Public Speaking Engagements to educate the community about domestic violence.
  • Free Counseling Services via the VOCA Couseling program.
  • Information and Referral Services

If you want more information or have questions regarding our Residential Services we offer you may contact our Business Office at (606) 439-1552 or e-mail us at safehouse@lklp.net.

If you are experiencing a medical emergency call 911, or if you need immediate Domestic Violence assistance or you feel your life is at risk call our 24-Hour hotline: 1-800-928-3131.

Domestic Violence Program Highlights 

During the fiscal year July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019, the LKLP Safe House Domestic Violence Program provided shelter and comprehensive services to 61 adults and 41 children. The Safe House also provided services/advocacy to 555 non-residential adults. The services/advocacy that the LKLP Safe House provided during this time period are as follows:

Residential Services/Advocacy

  • Legal Advocacy 38
  • Health Advocacy 217
  • Housing Advocacy 61
  • Other Advocacy 843
  • Transportation Services 102
  • Emergency Financial Services 56
  • Individual Counseling 616
  • Group Counseling Sessions 483
  • Group Counseling Service Contacts 616
  • Family Counseling Sessions 27
  • Family Counseling Services /Activities 339

Non-Residential Services Advocacy

  • Legal Advocacy 78
  • Health Advocacy 11
  • Housing Advocacy 59
  • Other Advocacy 118
  • Transportation Services 0
  • Emergency Financial Services 0
  • Follow –Up Contacts 336
  • Individual Counseling 156
  • Group Counseling Sessions 576
  • Group Counseling Services 483

This year has been eventful for the Safe House and an adventure for me as I continue to realize a life-long dream of mine to work and advocate for victims of domestic violence and their children. We have overcome hurdles this year, gained new staff, made new connections, and strengthened old ones. Our doors are always open, and our dedicated staff is here to serve. Thanks to all those who make our service so rewarding and worthwhile!

We are ALWAYS here to help.

CALL OUR TOLL FREE CRISIS LINE NUMBER1-800-928-1313

Domestic Violence Contact Information

Deb Dunnaway
Program Director
safehouse@lklp.net

Domestic Crisis Hotline: 1-800-928-3131
Services are provided and the Crisis Line is Open 24/7

Business Office: (606) 439-1552

Mailing Address:
LKLP Safe House
P.O. Box 1867
Hazard, Kentucky 41702