Annual Review 2017
In 2017, ELAWC:
- Received 3500 crisis hotline calls
- 1020 women and their 2000 children received domestic violence counseling, support and safety planning
- 250 community members completed the Promotora training and received certificates
- Promotoras reached out to 2200 women at risk of HIV & intimate partner violence
- 66 individuals completed the 70 hr. certified training on sexual assault and domestic violence
- We provided over 2,400 hours of support group sessions
- We trained 650 healthcare providers @ LAC+USC Medical Center
- 641 Emergency Responses were provided for domestic violence survivors at LAC+USC
- HOMELESS, POVERTY, IMMIGRATION - Of the survivors served 28% were homeless, over 86% were living below the poverty line and 60% were monolingual Spanish speaking – 75% of those served reported that they had improved their quality of life for themselves and their children after receiving services.
- As of July 2018 the Hope & Heart Emergency Shelter has provided a safe haven to 90 women and 50 children and provided housing assistance to over 250 individuals and families.