The NewBridge Family Shelter has been providing emergency shelter, services, and guidance to victims of domestic violence and their families for over 30 years. Our shelter focuses on improving the lives of victims of family violence through education and support. At NewBridge, we strive to give our clients the respect and services they deserve.
NewBridge Mission Statement:
NewBridge family shelter is dedicated to reducing the cycle of domestic violence by providing a safe haven and educational services to victims.
Our services to residents, and non-residents alike, include safety planning, legal advocacy, supported counseling, empowerment groups, and information and referral. We also have an educational outreach program to teach those in our community and schools about dating violence, bullying, internet safety, sexual harassment, and the services we provide.
The emergency shelter portion of NewBridge, is designed to assist victims in crisis and their family members. This facility provides safe haven for approximately 500 individuals annually by supplying a variety of services:
- 30- to 90-day emergency housing (private rooms) and food
- High security environment
- Emergency transportation
- Classes for all residents in life skills, parenting, dynamics of family violence, and self-esteem
- Support groups
- Children's activity center
- Laundry facilities
Additional services are available to domestic abuse victims who are not in need of assistance with housing for safety or financial reasons. This program serves approximately 250 individual victims annually and includes a variety of services and the NewBridge Outreach Coordinator travels to each of 14 Concho Valley counties to provide these services:
- Case advocates
- Licensed Professional Counseling
- Outreach case advocates for Concho Valley region other than Tom Green County (by referral only from Reagan and McCulloch).
- Referrals and advocacy
The NewBridge Outreach Coordinator travels to each of 14 Concho Valley counties to provide services such as:
- Immediate shelter for victims of domestic violence
- Confidential peer counseling
- Transportation to the NewBridge Family Shelter in San Angelo
- Community referrals for job training
- Income assistance
- Medical care
- Volunteer interaction
- Services in Reagan and McCullough counties are by local referral only
Interested in having a staff member speak on domestic violence for your event? We'd love to meet with you and make plans!
Public Education and Training:
Periodically, NewBridge arranges for guests from outside the Concho Valley to speak to the issues surrounding domestic violence.
The shelter has a confidential location in San Angelo, TX.
|Family Violence Hotline:
El Albergue Familiar NewBridge abrió en 1979 para proporcionar refugio de emergencia, servicios y orientación a las víctimas de violencia doméstica y sus familias. Nuestro albergue se centra en mejorar las vidas de las víctimas de la violencia doméstica no importa cuál sea la situación. Aquí en Newbridge, nos esforzamos por ofrecer a nuestros clientes el respeto que se merecen.
Si usted o alguien que usted conoce es víctima de violencia doméstica, por favor póngase en contacto con nosotros en el 1-800-749-8631 o 325-655-5774 para que podamos ayudarle. Estamos aquí para servirle.