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.
Communities of Light Kits -- ON SALE NOW!
Communities of Light Kits to be used during ceremonies held across Ocean County on December 9 are now available fo purchase. Kits are $10 each. During this event, hundreds of people across Ocean County will light candles outside their homes and businesses. The light helps spread our important message that, “Peace Begins at Home.”
Communities of Light raises awareness of domestic violence and the services available to help victims in Ocean County. Luminaries symbolize solidarity and hope that a frightened victim and their children will be able to receive assistance. All proceeds benefit Providence House Domestic Violence Services of Catholic Charities.
For more information on where you can purchase kits, contact Marcia Fishkin at 732-350-2120 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Holiday Wish Lists
As many of the families we serve have little or no financial means, please consider supporting us this holiday season. Your generosity will allow families to be able to gather to celebrate Thanksgiving and enjoy a warm cooked meal. PHDVS is also in need of donations of toys for children and gift cards for teens. Being a holiday donor to PHDVS and to the families we serve is a special commitment. We thank you in advance for your support.
Annual Gift Auction Benefits Domestic Violence
Providence House Domestic Violence Services of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton, held its thirteenth annual Gift Auction on Friday, June 7, 2013 at Georgian Court University. As in years past, tickets to this year’s event sold out well in advance, with more than 700 people in attendance. Over $63,500 was raised, which will benefit victims of domestic violence and their children.
“The event continues to be a tremendous success due to the unwavering and generous support of the community,” said Jean Metz, Providence House director. “On behalf of the staff and families assisted by Providence House, I extend sincere gratitude to all of the wonderful businesses and individuals who donated items for the Gift Auction, all the volunteers who assisted in making the event successful, as well as to all those in attendance.”
More than 400 gift baskets were raffled off with prizes ranging from gift certificates to local restaurants to an Apple iPad. The event also featured three 50/50 cash raffle prizes and two winners yielded over $1,600 each.
The event was sponsored by many local businesses and organizations to which Providence House would like to express its thanks and appreciation:
Renaissance Women’s Club
Central Self Storage
Georgian Court University
Jersey Shore Running Club
St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church
Citta Foundation, Inc.
Fossils of South Jersey, Inc.
Bay Head — Mantoloking PBA, Local 347
Kohl’s of Howell
NJ State PBA, Ocean County Conference
Ocean First Foundation
Carluccio, Leone, Dimon, Doyle & Sacks, L.L.C.
D’Elia Funeral Home
Gavan General Contracting, Inc.
Lammey and Giorgio Architecture Planning
Line Systems, Inc.
Perlmutter Family ShopRites
St. Dominic’s Roman Catholic Church
Hudson City Savings Bank
Liberty Mechanical Services, Inc.
Sacred Heart Church
St. Barnabas Church
St. Joseph Rosary Altar Society
St. John’s Roman Catholic Church
The Church of St. Martha
Village Office Supply
All proceeds from this Gift Auction allow Providence House to continue providing comprehensive services to victims of domestic abuse, all free of charge. Services include a 24-hour hotline, an emergency safe house, legal options counseling, individual and group counseling, children’s programs and community education.
If you would like to be invited or to donate to the 2014 Gift Auction, please call Marcia Fishkin at 732-350-2120, or email at email@example.com.
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