Our Emergency Shelter service provides a safe and secure place for you and your family to stay. We provide a temporary place to stay while we work with you to help you obtain a longer shelter stay and assist you with finding options to relocate permanently. Our staff is dedicated to providing you and your family with the support and guidance you need during this difficult time.
Legal and Individual Advocacy
Our Legal and Individual Advocacy services provide individuals with the support and guidance they need to navigate the legal system. Our legal advocates can explain your legal rights, accompany you to court proceedings and legal appointments, and provide access to community resources. We also provide accompaniment and limited transportation to appointments, as well as limited financial assistance on a case-by-case basis. Additionally, our donation shelf offers limited resources to those in need.
Our Crisis Counseling services provide victims of domestic violence or sexual assault with the support they need in their time of need. Trained professionals are available 24 hours a day to listen, understand, and help victims plan their next steps. If you or someone you know is in need of immediate assistance, call 814-274-0240 or 877-334-3136.
Community Prevention and Education
A Way Out is committed to providing violence prevention services in Potter County. We offer presentations and programs designed to help community members recognize and work to stop violence against victims of domestic violence. Make a difference in Potter County and request a presentation for your school, group, church, event, business, or civic organization today. Call 814-274-0368 for more information.
Our Medical Accompaniment service provides emotional and practical support for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. We can meet you at the emergency department or at your doctor's office to provide comfort and guidance throughout your visit. You don't need to face this alone - we can be there to support you every step of the way.
We offer access to support groups for those who have experienced domestic violence or sexual assault. These groups provide a safe space for survivors to receive understanding and support from their peers. Through these groups, survivors can find community and strength as they work through their journey of healing.