Emergency Shelter

Sylvia Stein Shelter

Since 1982 Centre Safe, formerly the Centre County Women’s Resource Center, has operated an emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence.

Primary Goal: SAFETY

Secondary Goal: Self-Sufficiency Through a Weekly Goal-Oriented Program

A individual is eligible for shelter if:

  1. They are a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault and/or stalking
  2. They can take care of themselves and their children
  3. They are not a threat to themselves or others

– Our Shelter Can Provide –

  • Safe housing up to 30 days
  • Extensions to the shelter stay when a housing lease is in hand
  • Information and referral
  • Support for individuals and their children
  • Counseling for the children
  • Advocacy with other agencies
  • Assistance with accessing money
  • Emergency food, clothing and personal care items
  • Bus tokens and information about transportation