Latisha's House offers a Long-Term Safe House for Victims of Sex Trafficking
with the following wrap around services:
A trained trauma informed house manager is available, 24-7. Along with mandatory individual and group counseling under the supervision of a in-house LCSW and LPC, survivors heal and grow at Latisha's House. Off-site therapy and addiction counseling is also available and individualized.
The women often have charges related to being human trafficked, and/or involved with child custody cases. Latisha's House will provide support and advocacy-- accompanying victims to court, connecting victims with legal services, and/or helping with survivors' visitation with their children.
Life Skills, Job Training, & Life Coaching
Survivors learn cooking, budgeting, financial literacy, daily life and vocational skills; attend therapeutic fitness, art therapy, flower arranging, book group, mentorship and life coaching as part of a holistic approach to healing and gaining life skills.
Upon arriving at Latisha's House, resident's will receive guidance and support in obtaining social security cards, birth certificates, or a government issued form of identification. Trafficking Victims often have their ID taken away or if trafficked as a child, the survivor may have never had the opportunity to apply for identification.
Emergency Medical, Dental, & Psychiatric
100% of Survivors suffer from PTSD - the same diagnosis as many of our combat soldiers. Latisha's House facilitates emergency and acute care for medical, dental, and psychiatric needs, as well as medical advocacy.
Survivors are connected to services related to safety, permanent housing, and personal wellbeing.
This includes: Social Services, Veteran Affairs, Victim Advocates, and local non-profits offering social services in the form of food assistance, clothing, permanent housing, personal growth including parenting classes, substance abuse support groups and self defense classes.
Latisha's House also provides social support services in-house.
GED Tutoring & Education
Many Survivors were trafficked as children and may have as little as a 5th grade education. Latisha's House provides GED tutoring for survivors. Latisha's House also offers higher education scholarships for it's long term residents.
Latisha's House believes in a holistic approach to healing mind, body, and spirit. Residents who come to Latisha's House are given the opportunity to grow spiritually and develop a deeper relationship in their faith walk. This key component of our program, contributes to each survivor's success in addition to trauma counseling and other wrap-around services that are offered.