Spring River Adult & Child Services, Inc. (SACS)

Business Name: Spring River Adult & Child Services, Inc. (SACS)
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Our SACS family…  

We are an emergency shelter for those fleeing domestic violence and experiencing homelessness.
We have a 15 bed facility in the beautiful Ozarks.
​Our mission is to stamp out domestic violence and provide help for those who need it through legal advocacy, education, and community support.

SACS is a nonprofit organization serving men, women and children affected by domestic violence in Sharp, Fulton and Izard counties in Arkansas.
We provide legal advocacy, safe shelter and other related services.
​We can help. 
870-856-3500 24/7 crisis line

Case Management: 
The Case Manager provides both practical advocacy services and support to domestic violence survivors and their children as well as the general homeless in a residential setting. Duties include some or all of the following:

Conducting intakes and assessments with potential residents;
Working with residents to formulate and maintain relevant, meaningful case plans;
Developing and maintaining case records that document services provided to residents;
Providing concrete case management and current, effective resources to residents;
Advocating on behalf of residents with city agencies and other services providers;
Meeting regularly with residents to ensure the family is on track with case plans;
Participating in staff meetings, case conferences, and other meetings as needed;
Facilitate / Co-facilitate support groups as needed;
Building service partnerships with related community-based organizations;
Assisting in the daily operations of the work site

Court advocacy:
This provides a specialized advocate to assist victims of domestic violence as they proceed through the criminal justice system. This program includes:

Helping survivors understand basic information about the courts, criminal prosecutions, and the role of the survivor/witness;
Informs victims of their rights under the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 (VAWA). The VAWA identifies domestic violence as a crime and allows for remedies such as orders of protection and criminal charges.;
Monitors the response of the court system;
Improves victims’ access to the court system;
Provides objective and knowledgeable information about the court process Offers information about survivor rights;
Facilitates the provision of services or other forms of assistance;
Supports and empowers survivors to choose their own options and make decisions;
Assists in dealing with survivor’s feelings as a result of the crime (support groups are available);
Communicates as a Liaison within the system;
Refers to additional services such as shelter, legal assistance, safety planning, crisis intervention, crime victims compensation fund and the
​Victim Information Notification Everyday (VINE);

Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing:
This program provides financial assistance and services to prevent individuals and families from becoming homeless and help those who are experiencing homelessness to be quickly re-housed and stabilized. The funds under this program are intended to target individuals and families who would be homeless but for this assistance. The funds will provide for a variety of assistance, including:

Short-term or medium-term rental assistance and housing relocation;
Stabilization services, including such activities as mediation, credit counseling;
Security or utility deposits;
Utility payments;
Moving cost assistance;
Case management

Outside our area call the National Domestic Violence/Child Abuse/Sexual Abuse Hotline: 800-799-7233
Provides crisis intervention and referrals to local services and shelters for victims of domestic violence.

Business Website Address: http://springriverpeace.weebly.com
Business Phone Number: 870-856-3500
Business Fax: 870-856-3505
Business Address: 1638 Hwy 62/412
Highland, AR
ZIP Code: 72542

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Listing Title: Spring River Adult & Child Services, Inc. (SACS)