courtesy of CAPSA
The Malouf Foundation has recently announced its continued commitment to providing bedding to the Citizens Against Physical and Sexual Abuse (CAPSA)’s emergency shelter. The CAPSA shelter is a 36-bed homeless shelter that provides refuge to survivors of domestic violence, sexual abuse, and sexual exploitation.
During their stay at CAPSA’s emergency shelter, individuals and families meet with shelter caseworkers daily to develop personalized action plans that prioritize their goals, including securing safe and affordable housing, obtaining employment, obtaining protective orders, and supporting children’s physical, social, and emotional needs.
In FY22, CAPSA sheltered 271 individuals (140 women, 21 men, and 110 accompanied children) for a total of 5,857 nights (average of 22). Jill Anderson, CEO and Executive Director of CAPSA, emphasized the shelter’s vital role in the lives of survivors, stating, “Domestic violence is complicated and often dangerous. When individuals and families enter CAPSA’s emergency shelter, they are often escaping danger, and…