Serene Harbor's Programs and Services
Serene Harbor offers a comprehensive range of services to survivors of domestic, dating, sexual violence, and stalking.
Address Confidentiality Program,
Adult and Child Case Management
Assistance with the Victim's Compensation Program
Employment and educational opportunities through the Serene Harbor Empowerment (S.H.E.) Employment and Education Programs
Injunction for Protection Attorney services
Serene Harbor has partnered with local schools, businesses, law enforcement, and everyday citizens who share our mission.
Our Outreach Program is one of our most valuable services, supporting survivors at every step of their journey, whether or not they require shelter. This includes the same services listed above, apart from the shelter. These services can be utilized by those transitioning out of the shelter and those still residing in their current situation.
Survivors are considered forever-family members at Serene Harbor and have indefinite access to our outreach services.
The Injunction for Protection Project (I.F.P.) at Serene Harbor employs a Florida Bar-licensed attorney who provides free legal advice and/or representation to survivors of domestic, dating, and sexual violence and stalking. I.F.P. legal representation depends on the survivor's eligibility. Upon receipt of the referral, an initial conflict check will be completed to ensure no legal conflicts of interest before proceeding to the in-take interview stage.
Serene Harbor's Programs Overview
When you call our 24/7 Confidential Hotline, you will speak with a trained Certified Advocate to assist you with any questions or inquiries. Our Advocates are dedicated to providing you with the support you need to escape from abuse and help you with local and estate resources.
Our Emergency Shelter is located at a Confidential Location, helping you and your family feel safe and helping you start the healing process. Our shelter has 24/7 staff, a pet kennel, and many other amenities.
At Serene Harbor, we understand that navigating all the resources you and your family need can be complicated and confusing. Our Adult Case Manager and Child Case Manager will work closely with you and your family helping guide you toward the best services for your situation,
Adult and Children
Helping you and your children navigate the changes
A Florida Bar Attorney provides free legal advice and representation for survivors of domestic violence, sexual violence, or stalking, who are in need of an Injunction for Protection.
Injunction for Protection Attorney
Legal Advocacy for you and your family
Our Self-Sufficiency Program will work closely with you to help you work on your goals example: (Education or Career goals) and teach you how to maintain your independence through lessons on various topics to make everyday life easier for you.
Education, Career and more
Preparing you for the next steps in life
The Relocation Advocate is available to help survivors secure a new, safe home. The Relocation Advocate works with the survivor and their family to give them the necessities for their home and ensure long-term self-sufficiency
Providing you with options to keep you safe
Working closely with the Self-Sufficiency Program
Our Child Protection Investigations Project (CPI) Co-located Advocate works with Child Welfare and community agency partners. CPI Project goals are to enhance survivor and child safety, increase batterer accountability, reduce the number of children being removed from a non-offending parent and reducing domestic violence homicidess.
Child Protection Investigations Project
Helps domestic violence centers and partnering CPI Units develop referral documents, and releases necessary to share information.
Our services include legal advocacy, adult and child case management, support groups, an Address Confidentiality Program, Victim's Compensation Assistance, relocation assistance, and a full continuum of care from Serene Harbor's Empowerment Programs.
Services available to all survivors
Offered to survivors and
Community Prevention reaches into the community. DV Educational Training, child safety, safety planning, and workplace safety training help to prevent DV in our community.
Providing Awareness and Education to the Community
Services provided all through the county