House of Ruth Pomona
599 N Main St
Pomona, CA 91768
Emergency Hotline: (877) 988-5559
House of Ruth has been providing life-saving domestic violence services for residents of eastern Los Angeles and western San Bernardino counties since 1977. Participation in House of Ruth programming is open to all battered women, men, and their children. All of House of Ruth's programs are free of charge. There is no discrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, age, language, disability, religion, national origin, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.
Services & Programs for Domestic violence victims
Emergency Shelter The prospect of homelessness for a victim of domestic violence is often the major contributing factor in deciding to remain in a violent relationship. House of Ruth's emergency shelter provides programs and support for victims and their children, including food, clothing, personal care items, group and individual counseling, legal and social services advocacy, employment assistance, and life-management skills. The shelter is staffed 24-hours a day, 7 days a week.
Transitional Living Program House of Ruth's transitional shelter provides residence, case management and other services free of charge for up to two years. Residents are required to save 30% of their income in order to attain permanent housing, purchase a car or furniture, or pursue educational goals after leaving the program. The program addresses the longer-term needs of survivors and their children, providing the opportunity to work toward their goals of independent, non-violent homes.
Children's Programs A five-day-a-week program assists children in both the emergency and transitional shelters to reduce the trauma and self-blame they experience from witnessing domestic violence or as victims themselves. Advocates help children explore their feelings, learn alternatives to violence and constructively manage their anger. School-aged children are able to continue their education through the school district at which they attend.
Child Abuse Treatment Program The Child Abuse Treatment Program (CHAT) provides no-cost counseling and case management services to children from 4 to 18 years of age who have experienced abuse, neglect or violence in their homes, schools or communities. Our counselors utilize a model of trauma-informed care to address the effects of trauma and facilitate the healing of each child in a sensitive manner.
Community Services With outreach offices in both Los Angeles and San Bernardino Counties, House of Ruth's Community Services offers domestic violence counseling, crisis intervention, and other types of assistance help victims work toward their goals of self-sufficiency. We foster individual awareness and improve community response to domestic violence through the following services: 24-Hour Emergency Hotline with a 24-Hour Spanish Pager Response Team Housing assistance Career counseling Classes in Resume Writing, Parenting, Domestic Violence 101, Computer Skills and others. CalWORKS (welfare) case management Legal advocacy and temporary restraining order assistance Community education On-site child care Volunteer programs
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How To Volunteer at House of Ruth Pomona:
Be a volunteer. Call House of Ruth Pomona at (909) 623-4364 for current volunteer work opportunities.
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In furtherance; Halfway Houses, Transitional Housing, and Substance Abuse Treatment Centers for the most part charge a fee. Most of the substance abuse resources we provide are low cost, Medicaid or sliding scale fee. We provide as much information as possible on the website of these locations.
Rooming and Boarding Houses do charge fees. We list them where we find them. They are a nice low cost option for housing.
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