is to help
people heal from abuse as we work to end domestic violence and sexual
assault through community education, intervention and primary
HAVEN in Lee County is a non-profit agency created in 1985 to provide
safety and support for those victimized by domestic abuse and sexual violence
in or outside their homes and to educate the community about the issues
of family violence and sexual assault. The name HAVEN is an acronym for
Helping Abuse and Violence End Now. It embodies our mission to help
hurting people heal from abuse.
HAVEN in Lee County is an agency based on empowerment. Our services
empower clients to gain control over their lives. Our response to the
increasing demand for support services to victims and families is to
provide an array of services, which include emergency shelter, crisis
intervention, and community education. In addition, HAVEN provides
primary prevention education workshops aimed at stopping abuse
before it happens.