providence house domestic violence services
Providence House Domestic Violence Services (PHDVS) of Catholic Charities provides comprehensive services for victims of domestic abuse and their children free of charge at outreach offices and emergency safehouses in Burlington and Ocean Counties. Providence House Domestic Violence Services assists victims of domestic abuse and their children with an array of services that include: emergency shelter, a 24 hour hotline, counseling services, a comprehensive children’s program, a parenting support group and a program specifically designed to assist victims age 50 and older. These services are offered at no cost to individuals and are invaluable to victims and their children who are struggling to break free from the cycle of violence in their homes.
These free and confidential services for victims of domestic violence rely upon the generosity of donors and volunteers. Being a part of our team is not only rewarding but life-changing. Help us to end the cycle of violence in our community today.
Providence House is one of the oldest and most comprehensive domestic violence providers in New Jersey and is accredited through the national Council on Accreditation. In Burlington County, PHDVS has been offering services for more than 30 years and for more than 25 in Ocean County.
For a list of services offered at Providence House click here.
The 20th Annual Taste of Burlington County will be held on Wednesday, October 8 from 6 to 9:30 PM at The Merion in Cinnaminson, NJ.
This year's event will feature samplings from more than 20 restaurants, a gift auction and raffle drawings. In honor of the event's 20th anniversary, 20 of the gift baskets in the auction will be special luxury items.
All proceeds will benefit Providence House Domestic Violence Services, Burlington County's first domestic violence program established in 1978. Last year's event raised more than $52,000 which helped provide comprehensive services, free of charge, to victims of domestic violence and their children.
Tickets are $55 each and tables of 10 can be reserved.
For tickets or more information on the 20th Annual Taste of Burlington County, contact Marcia Fishkin at 856-824-0599, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
October Events in Honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The following events will be held in recognition:
Celebration of Survivors, Ocean County
October 2, 2014
7 to 9 PM
The Presbyterian Church of Toms River
Silent Witness Project, Burlington County
October 3, 2014
Burlington County College's Mt. Holly Center
Lumberton's 3rd Annual Domestic Violence Awareness Walk
October 11, 2014
10 AM to Noon
Lumberton Township Municipal Building
All proceeds to benefit Providence House.
Silent Witness Project, Ocean County
October 17, 2014
Ocean County Mall, Toms River (center court)
Celebration of Survivors, Burlington County
October 28, 2014
Crescent Shrine Center, Westampton
Holiday Shoppe Preview
October 29, 2014
5 to 7:30 PM
Opdyke Furniture, Point Pleasant Beach
All proceeds to benefit Providence House.
For more information on any of the above events, call 856-824-0599 in Burlington County, or 732-350-2120 in Ocean County.
Providence House Domestic Violence Services of Catholic Charities graciously accepts donations to help maintain its emergency Safe House and provide other needed supplies for residents.
For a listing of items currently in need in both Burlington and Ocean Counties and drop-off locations, click on the flier at left.
Providence House is also currently collecting non-perishable food items and gift cards for its annual Thanksigivng Food Drive. Supplies are needed to help provide meals to families living in both county emergency Safe Houses. We are also accepting donations to our Holiday Wish List. Click on the fliers at right to learn more.
Interested in volunteering?
Providence House Domestic Violence Services of Catholic Charities is currently in need of volunteers. Many opportunities are available, such as:
- assisting with the our major fundraiser events
- Domestic Violence Response Team (DVRT) Member
- child care
- yard work
- donation management
- community affairs
- group donation drives
- group Days of Caring
Many of these volunteer opportunities are located at our Outreach/Counseling Centers which are located in Delran and Whiting, NJ. Volunteering can be very rewarding, fun and a great way to make new friends.
If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, call Community Affairs at 856-824-0599 in Burlington County, or 732-350-2120 in Ocean County.
Helpful Links to Resources:
www.njcbw.org New Jersey Coalition of Battered Women
www.nnedv.org National Network to End Domestic Violence
www.ndvh.org National Domestic Violence Hotline
www.ncadv.org National Coalition Against Domestic Violence