History

Empowerhouse Timeline:

  • Incorporated in 1978.
  • Opened The Haven, a shelter for battered women and their children in 1979.
  • A New Haven, an improved shelter was built and opened in 1988.
  • Opened a public office in Fredericksburg, Virginia in 1996.
  • Began a new program and partnership to serve the Latino comunity with bilingual, bicultural services and community coordination in 2005.
  • Began a new transitional housing program in 2010.

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