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Advocates of Ozaukee is part of a Coordinated Community Response. This body is made up of representatives of all the entities that deal with victims or perpetrators of domestic violence. Its purpose is to work towards coordinating systems to provide safety for the victim and clear and consistent consequences for the abuser. The group meets quarterly at the Justice Center.

Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) committee: The agency's Sexual Violence Services Director and Client Advocacy Director participate in an effort to address child abuse in Ozaukee County. Both are involved in planning the Ozaukee - Washington CAP Luncheon held in April, which is child abuse prevention month.

Domestic & Sexual Violence Programs

  • 24-hour crisis line
  • Temporary housing and food
  • Advocacy and counseling
  • Community education services
  • Arrangements for education of school-age children residents
  • Emergency transport to shelter
  • Referral and follow-up services
  • 24-hour shelter intake
  • Weekly support groups
  • Assistance with restraining orders and/or legal referral
  • Medical advocacy

Children’s Program

  • 24-hour intake
  • One-on-one counseling
  • Weekly support group
  • Community education

Transitional Living Program

  • Link client to county resources to secure job and housing
  • Provide security deposit and first month's rent, utilities - one time client award
  • Provide legal retainer and car repair - one time award
  • Maintain follow-up services to client to support independent lifestyle

Community Education

Available for presentations on the Dynamics of Domestic and Sexual Violencein the following areas:

  • Middle and high school classes
  • Church and community groups
  • University level
  • Inservice of law enforcement and medical health care and other professionals
  • United Way presentations

Outreach Services

  • Counseling & Education
  • Group for adults and children
  • Speaking to children, teens , adults
  • Legal Advocacy
  • Medical Advocacy and accompaniment
  • Safety Planning
  • Court Accompaniment
  • Advocacy Services within the Social Services system
  • Transportation assistance
  • Housing assistance
  • Information and referrals
  • Children and teen counseling - one on one
  • Volunteer opportunities