Sable House has a 24-hour crisis hotline that provides vital information and support to victims who are in, or attempting to safely escape from, domestic violence in Polk County, Oregon. The hotline also provides support for victims of sexual assault and stalking.
The hotline is staffed by trained, supportive individuals who listen and give information that can assist victims who don’t know where to turn. The hotline is also a resource for community partners in Polk County, Oregon, including law enforcement agencies who are working with clients who are victims.
The crisis hotline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week:
503-623-4033 or 1-866-518-0284
Information and Referral
Our staff provides information about, and referrals to, other providers in the community based on the individual needs of a family.
Sable House has support groups for women and children. These groups help victims to work through trauma associated with domestic violence and/or sexual assault, and to empower them by offering information to assist them to increase their safety. Sable House support groups are for residents of the shelter facility as well as non-residents.
Legal Advocacy Services
Legal Advocacy Services include support to survivors who need help navigating legal issues such as restraining orders, housing issues, divorce and custody. We provide referrals to survivors for legal services provided by community partners such as:
- Legal Aid Services of Oregon
-Oregon Crime Victims Law Center
Case management services assist victims by educating them about which community resources might be options for them, and then by working with victims to identify, set and achieve their goals. This service is meant to empower victims to help themselves.
Social service system advocacy is provided to ensure that victims are able to access all of the services that they are entitled to, and to provide support to the victim during the process.
The Sable House shelter facility is a place where women and children can reside safely after fleeing from domestic violence. During their stay in shelter, women and children attend support groups to help them work through the trauma associated with domestic violence and/or sexual violence. They also receive advocacy and case management services to assist them in planning for safety and independence once they can safely leave shelter.
If you are worried about your safety, or the safety of your children or other loved ones, it can be helpful to create a Safety Plan. Sometimes it is difficult to think clearly during a dangerous situation. By thinking about and planning for situations before they happen, you will be better prepared if a danger does arise. If you are a victim of domestic violence, stalking, or sex assault, our staff can help you create your own Safety Plan.