Newhouse Children's Substance Use Prevention Program

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Newhouse Shelter

Program Summary:
Newhouse is an 88-bed emergency shelter facility offering safe housing and critical supportive services to domestic violence victims and their children. For over 49 years, Newhouse has remained dedicated to its mission to break the cycle of domestic violence by providing the tools that allow individuals and families to make positive changes and lead self-sufficient lives. 

The Children’s Substance-Use Prevent program further enhances the long-term goal to empower children to break the cycle of violence and substance-use, key underlying sources of fatal domestic violence incidents. The program is based on the Learning For Life curriculum and will be incorporated into Newhouse's K-6 school and preschool, as well as family bonding activities.

Program Address:
The program is offered at Newhouse's multi-use facility that includes a Children's Education & Therapy Center (CETC) and a domestic violence shelter for upto 88 individuals.

The CETC includes a K-6 school, preschool, children's activity center, two children's therapy rooms and one children's case manager office. The shelter provides for daily needs, direct trauma recovery services and evening family unit activities.

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    COMBAT funds other violence prevention programs—more than 40—offered by a variety of agencies thorughout Jackson County. These programs have been broken down into these sub-categories to assist you in finding services that meet your specific needs

    » Bully Prevention
    » Child Abuse
    » Counseling Services
    » Diversion Programs
    » Domestic Violence

    » Job Training Programs
    » Legal Services
    » Parenting Programs
    » Re-entry Programs
    » School Attendance/Truancy
    » Sexual Assault Programs
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    » Victim Support Services
    » Youth-Orient Programs