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Lydia’s House, Inc.

Transitional Living Children's Safe Bed-Nights
Lydia’s House serves survivors of domestic violence and theirchildren. The agency has the capacity to house up to 85 children at a given time at both itsSt. Louis County and St. Louis City locations. The program Transitional Living Children’s SafeBed-Nights is defined as one full night of safety and security for children protected from thehorrific experience of being in a home where domestic violence is a frequent occurrence. Inaddition to providing Safe Bed-Nights for up to two years, children are also provided with awide range of support services that include advocacy, case management, skills classes, afterschooland summer programs, supervised playtime, age-appropriate support groups, therapysessions, tutoring and homework assistance, a supervised computer lab, on-site health clinicservices and follow-up support. Since Lydia’s House’s inception in 1995, it has provided417,906 Safe Bed-Nights to over 1,000 women and children escaping domestic violencesituations.”

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Lydia"s House"s mission is to work in faith to end domestic violence by being a place of healing and a voice of hope for abused women and their children. The agency"s primary purpose is to support and reintegrate youth and children together with their mothers into safe and stable housing who are experiencing homelessness due to domestic violence. Lydia"s House"s motivation is to see that children grow up in safe and stable homes and have access to education and fun things in life which are every child"s fundamental right, and in doing so, to ultimately break the cycle of domestic violence.
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