History of The Crisis Center and Women’s Shelter: In 1978, a group of concerned citizens recognized the need for a safe shelter for battered women and their children. The Adult Life/Family Crisis Center was founded in 1979. Later, the name was changed to The Crisis Center & Women’s Shelter and continues to provide services to thousands of victims.

Mission Statement: The Crisis Center & Women’s Shelter supports survivors of Domestic Violence through advocacy, education and collaboration with community service providers to help survivors achieve their goals, become self-sufficient and obtain temporary or permanent safe housing.