The Self Help Center’s goal is to help people make the changes necessary to discover contentment and fulfillment in
Our hotline is also available for emergency service to clients of programs of the Self Help Center.
The Self Help Center Safe House of Casper, WY provides 24-hour emergency shelter to single women and women with children that have experienced domestic violence or sexual assault.
Because our services must be available to many people who are unsafe in their present living situation, each resident is given a 30 day stay. However, some can stay longer depending on their individual situation and safety.
The shelter has 6 bedrooms and 21 beds. Families and individuals have their own room and are rarely required to share a room. There are several common areas in the shelter including the living room, kitchen/dining area, and the playroom. Safe House provides an open kitchen, toiletries, and other daily essentials such as hygiene items, diapers and laundry detergent.
Each resident meets with the Safe House Manager when they enter the DV Shelter. The Safe House Manager provides case management and referrals such as, assisting with legal and court related options, helping locate and use other community agencies and services, providing transportation, food, clothing, cell phones, and offering therapeutic services with a licensed counselor. Stable living arrangements are made and securing employment. Resident’s and their children are provided with several opportunities to attend support groups and other special activities throughout their stay.
The Safe House seeks to provide a caring and healing home while individuals and families receive support and work on their future with the goal of gaining independence and security. Staff realizes that what we are engaged in is really about the hope that we get to see every day. We see the ways that people can rise up, claim and create their own lives.