As of April 2019, The Dwelling Place has grown to include four homes (Sandy’s Place, Ruth’s Place, Esther’s Place, and Lydia’s Place) with a capacity to house 57 women and children at one time. We are blessed and grateful to provide a safe place to call home and well-defined support services for women and children who are homeless and traumatized because of domestic abuse.
In 2018, we served 20 women (16 of the women were mothers) and 25 children. The average length of stay for a woman at The Dwelling Place is 8 months. Time is a gift that is essential for a woman to heal, make plans, and become equipped for a future free of abuse. Thank you for providing a safe place to call home and the support each woman and child needs in this critical season of their life.
Our graduates step into a future financially independent, abuse-free living, dependent on Jesus Christ and surrounded by God's people. Lives are being transformed by God's grace and the love and labor of His people. Thank you for supporting the women and children we serve!
Spring/Summer Newsletter 2019 | Biannual Newsletter
Fall/Winter Newsletter 2018 | Biannual Newsletter
Spring/Summer Newsletter 2018 | Biannual Newsletter
February 2018 | God's Love is SO MUCH MORE than a February Thing!
January 2018 | 2018: New Beginnings, Fresh Starts, and Emerging Opportunities
December 2017 | Sharing this Season of Faith, Hope, and Love
November 2017 | Offering Gifts of Gratitude
October 2017 | We are Grateful for Your Support!
September 2017 | Everywhere we look, God is providing!
Fall/Winter Newsletter 2017 | Biannual Newsletter
August 2017 | Sharing Snippets of Summer Life
July 2017 | Summer Activities and Exciting News!
June 2017 | Make a Joyful Noise with us!
May 2017 | Honoring Mothers, Blessing Children
Spring/Summer Newsletter 2017 | Biannual Newsletter
April 2017 | It's a Wonderful (and sometimes messy) Life!
March 2017 | Something Special on the Horizon! Celebrating our Valuable Partners in Ministry!
February 2017 | Sharing Love: Discovery, triumph, and why it matters so much!
January 2017 | Resolutions and Opportunities: All things are possible with God!
December 2016 | "Thoughts about Giving" from The Dwelling Place!
November 2016 | "Thoughts of Thanksgiving to You" from The Dwelling Place!
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