Empowerhouse is the only provider of 24 hour free and confidential domestic violence services to victims in Planning District 16: Fredericksburg, Stafford, Spotsylvania, Caroline, and King George.
In the Fiscal Year 2009, Empowerhouse:
- Provided shelter to 83 families with 87 children for a total of 4,251 nights
- Responded to 1,482 domestic violence hotline calls
- Provided on-going advocacy services to 537 adult victims of domestic violence and stalking through shelter, support groups, and in the community including the court system
- Provided advocacy services to 167 child witnesses or victims