Julietta’s Place is a housing option for women and children fleeing domestic violence. This 18 month program provides 10 affordable secure suites while families participate in intensive programming as they learn to live life free from violence.
Intensive Case Management
Trained case managers are available to all women and children residing in Julietta’s Place. The case managers provide support to help residents deal with the direct effects of violence. In addition, they assist residents in practical matters such as securing financial support, applying for educational programs or employment, and connecting with agencies in the community. Case Managers will advocate for clients if the need arises, in order to assist them in their transition from supported to independent living.
Group support is offered once a week. Some groups concentrate on domestic violence issues, while others deal with parenting concerns. All groups aim to build self-esteem and create in the women an awareness of the impacts of domestic violence. These groups are all psycho-educational in nature and are provided in a supportive environment.
Domestic Violence Therapy
Residents of Julietta’s Place have access to a licensed therapist to learn how to cope with the emotional trauma that’s often left behind even after they’ve left an abusive relationship. Those who are in an abusive relationship can receive the help to recognize, understand the abuse, and develop the skills and resources to address the abuse for themselves.
Children residing in Julietta’s Place have access to a licensed play therapist to work through any potentially traumatizing events / patterns of events.
If you would like more information regarding Julietta’s Place please call 403-347-2480.
Consider a gift that will provide security for a family, for one night, at Julietta’s Place.
In Memory of Julietta Sorensen
Julietta Sorensen was a long time resident of Red Deer, Together with her husband Gordon, they operated what is now Prairie Bus Lines and were pioneers in the early delivery of a transit system to the City of Red Deer. Julietta was respected and well known for her kind and compassionate heart, as she generously gave of herself to help others. This often meant, especially during wartime, opening her home to strangers seeking shelter and a hot meal. Julietta Sorensen passed away in April 2004, at 96 years of age.