Domestic violence appears in many forms, ranging from physical to financial abuse. Waypoint’s Domestic Violence Victim Services are targeted to meet the immediate needs of individuals experiencing domestic violence, while providing long-term solutions to help avoid future incidents of violence.
Services include advocacy, a 24/7 resource and support line, emergency safety planning, individual counseling, support groups, referrals, and information. Waypoint's domestic violence services blanket seven Northeastern Iowa counties.
Whether an individual needs emergency shelter or is on the verge of homelessness, Waypoint has proactive Shelter and Housing Services to help. Its solutions help those residing at the Madge Phillips Center Shelter or facing homelessness to overcome their housing obstacles.
The Daytime Resource Program, the Madge Phillips Center Shelter, Coordinated Entry, Rapid Re-Housing, and Homeless Prevention Services are just a few of the ways Waypoint moves people forward and achieve permanent housing.
Exceptional, educational child care during a child’s developmental years can make a positive impact in his or her future. Waypoint’s cost-effective child care programs currently serve over 500 children from varying backgrounds daily, teaching them the skills they need to be successful.
Waypoint offers financial assistance to qualifying families who otherwise could not afford child care services. Programs include: the Child Development Centers, 11 Before/After School Care Centers, and five Summer Adventure Day Camps.
Regardless of your skillset and schedule, there are plenty of ways to make a difference in the lives of others at Waypoint Services. Its programs are greatly enriched and supported by its team of volunteers, advocates, and donors.
Help Waypoint accomplish its mission of strengthening and empowering individuals who are homeless, living in poverty, or victims of domestic violence; and giving children access to gaining the essential skills vital to reaching their full potential through quality child care by getting involved!