Community-Based Services offer supportive services victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence who are not requesting emergency residential services, but are still residing with an abusive partner, or is living in alternative housing. The community program include: supportive services, resources and referrals, survivor education and support groups, mobile advocacy, and lay legal services.
Mobile advocacy is survivor-centered service where advocates meet participants in a safe located through La Paz County and surrounding communities.Services are tailored to the needs of participants, which can range in support navigating through the legal system related to domestic or sexual violence, housing and social agency intervention, various supportive services.
Lay Legal Advocacy Survivors of domestic and sexual violence often deal with their partners or perpetrators in legal state of affairs that lead to orders of protection, parenting time (custody), divorce, immigration, and fair housing. Advocates generally accompany participants in and out of the courtroom for support, while collaborating with our partnering agency for additional services. Our advocates are not lawyers, but are training in the dynamics of domestic and sexual violence.