Three Oaks Foundation serves women and their children who have experienced domestic violence.
Children Services are available in Shelter & throughout Outreach Services.
During a their stay at the Emergency Shelter, women are encouraged to bring their children to ensure the safety of everyone in the home. Shelter staff advocate, provide referrals, safety planning and support for mothers and their children during their stay. Supplies for activities such as crafts and sports are provided to children.
About Children's Exposure to Domestic Violence
Children can be exposed to domestic violence in a variety of ways, all of these ways have long-lasting implications on a child. A child can be affected when they see or hear their mother being abused. They can also be impacted by being told about the abuse or seeing the aftermath of the abuse.
Potential implications to a child:
Signs that may indicate exposure to domestic violence: