Haven House Shelter
A safe place. A warm bed. A new start.
Haven House operates a 15-bed emergency women’s shelter for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault and their children. The shelter is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to people experiencing immediate abuse, as well as survivors of past trauma.
During 2016 we. . .
- Provided shelter to 88 adults and 22 children.
- Provided 3424 bed nights to victims of violence — 580 to children.
Haven House strives to provide a healing environment that is modeled in the values of compassion, dignity, and respect. Our shelter and advocacy are based in an empowerment model, in which our clients guide the services they receive.
Everyone deserves a safe place
You know what works to keep you safe. When you need a place to be, the Haven House Shelter is here. Our facilities are secure, and advocates are trained in CPR, First Aid, and crisis response. Information you share with an advocate is confidential and is protected by Alaska law.
Our shelter is a home
It can be daunting to stay with people you don't know, especially in a crisis. Our shelter is a place where you can feel comfortable. Advocates and residents work together to keep rooms neat and clean. The communal kitchen and dining area often filled with conversation and laughter. You are welcome.
Whenever you need us, we're here
Our shelter is staffed at all times. To access the shelter outside of office hours, please call our Help Line: (907) 235-8943.
Our shelter is located in Homer and serves the lower Kenai Peninsula. We welcome people with all different backgrounds and experiences, and work hard to minimize barriers to our services. The shelter is wheelchair accessible. Interpreters are available. If you have specific needs or accommodations, please let us know.
Although our shelter is for women and children, we also serve men and people of all genders who are experiencing abuse. Please contact us to find out how we can help you.