What is Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)?
IPV can be emotional, physical, sexual or economic abuse. It is the most common and least reported crime in our country. Click here to read our IPV booklet – a quick guide to what it is, how to recognize it, and what you can do about it. If you or someone you know may be facing intimate partner violence, go to our help page for immediate assistance.
Womenspace believes that each person has the right to lead a life free from violence and fear of abuse. All people have the desire and capacity to control their own lives. We provide the following services to the Lane County community:
- Emergency Services – Confidential Shelter and 24-hour Crisis Line
- Support Groups
- Transitional Programs
- Community Education
- Legal Advocacy
- Rural Advocacy
Crisis and Support Center
The Crisis & Support Center at Womenspace is a safe place for any adult who is dealing with the issues of domestic/intimate partner violence. At the CSC, trained staff and volunteers answer questions and assist clients and friends and family members.
The Crisis & Support Center is open for walk-in services from 10am-3:30pm Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays (closed on national holidays).
Womenspace believes that each person has the right to lead a life free from violence and fear of abuse. All people have the desire and capacity to control their own lives.
The center offers the following services:
- Referrals & Information
- Peer Counseling and Support Groups
- Legal Advocacy, including Restraining & Stalking Order Assistance
- Safety Planning
- Long Term Support
- Spanish Speaking Advocates
- Economic Empowerment and Career Counseling
- Child & Youth Support and Respite
Survivors can call our advocacy center at any time to schedule an individual appointment for any of the above services. Contact the Crisis & Support Center today by calling (541) 485-8232.