Domestic Violence Shelter Hotline

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The Safe House is a safe shelter for battered women and their children located in Essex County. A 24-hour hotline provides timely and immediate assistance. Admission can be obtained by calling the Hotline. The Safe House provides safe, temporary housing for women and children. Also provided are emergency medical treatment; emotional support; short-term counseling to those in crisis and assistance with welfare, child care, vocational and educational referrals; legal advocacy; housing advocacy; help in police and court proceedings, and nutritional meals.