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For immediate help, please call our 24-hour crisis helpline:

Metro Phoenix
602.244.0089
602.889.1610 (TDD)
Out of Town
888.886.8793
888.886.8794 (TDD)

Non-Emergency

Dialing 2-1-1 will connect you with 211 Arizona, where individuals and families can get help

Ayuda inmediata

Para obtener ayuda inmediata, llame a nuestro servicio de asistencia en caso de crisis las 24 horas:

Metro Phoenix
602.244.0089
602.889.1610 (TDD)
Fuera de la ciudad
888.886.8793
888.886.8794 (TDD)

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Marcar el 2-1-1 lo conectará con 211 Arizona, donde las personas y las familias pueden obtener ayuda

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Overcoming the impact of domestic violence,
one life at a time.

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Sojourner Center serves nearly 1,000 individuals in shelter and transitional housing, half of whom are children.

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For 41 years, Sojourner Center has been at the forefront in caring for children and adult victims of domestic violence, with comprehensive services to address each area of need.

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Sojourner Center’s 5-Star Quality First Child Development Center ensures that children traumatized by domestic violence have the best environment possible for their stabilization and recovery.

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Sojourner Center’s Pet Companion Shelter offers the entire family safe haven for all and helps maintain and strengthen the owner-pet bond.

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What We Do

Since 1977, Sojourner Center has been a safe haven from domestic violence for women and their children in Arizona. Since our founding, we have transformed lives by providing shelter and support services to more than 60,000 adults and children affected by domestic violence.

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Our Role In Domestic Violence

National

20,000

phone calls are placed daily to domestic violence hotlines nationwide.

Local

EVERY 5 min

police respond to domestic violence calls in Arizona, generating nearly 50,000 police reports a year.

Our Impact

1,039

calls received through our Crisis Line with 865 requests for shelter.

National

50%

of beds in domestic violence shelters are filled by children.

Local

EVERY 44 min

in Arizona, one or more children witness domestic violence.

Our Impact

29,114

nights of shelter to adults and children escaping domestic violence.

National

ONE IN 4

women and 1 in 7 men have experienced domestic violence in their lifetime.

Local

AT LEAST 90

fatalities due to domestic violence in Arizona during 2018.

Our Impact

90 %

of surveyed adults feel their personal safety has improved.

National

37 %

of emergency room visits are injuries inflicted by a spouse or partner.

Local

62 %

of women killed by intimate partners in Arizona were shot to death.

Our Impact

89 %

of surveyed adults feel they are (re)gaining control of their lives.

“Today I’m free from abuse and stronger than ever... Sojourner gave me hope and they still give hope to women and children who are going through the same thing I went through.”

- Sojourner Participant

“Hope is knowing that I have a roof over my head that doesn’t come with chaos and hurt. Hope is what the program at Sojourner Center is showing me, it is possible to have a better life.”

- Sojourner Participant

“They took my cat and dog onto their shelter while I was staying at a different shelter. They were my savior and saved my animals life.”

- Sojourner Participant

Support Is Happening

Immediate Need

The items you use in your own home are the very items needed by the families who come to Sojourner Center. We gladly accept new and gently used items. Learn what we are especially in need of today.

Events

Sojourner Center holds public and private events to engage, educate and inspire our supporters in the community, ensuring we have the necessary resources to continue meeting the needs of domestic violence victims.

Latest Media

For the latest news or to learn more about Sojourner Center. Media inquiries, please contact Gordon Sims at 602-296-3354 or gsims@sojournercenter.org

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Donate Funds

Every dollar donated to Sojourner Center makes a difference in transforming the lives of those impacted by domestic violence in Arizona. Any amount, small or large, has an impact on our participants. Learn more about how you can support Sojourner Center.

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Donate Goods

Victims of domestic violence often escape with nothing but the clothes they are wearing. Sojourner Center offers an on-site donation center where residents can rebuild their lives, one piece at a time. By providing participants with much-needed items for their new homes, as well as support with budgeting and financial planning, the Donation Center promotes self-reliance, stability, and confidence.

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Sojourner Center’s Volunteer program provides individuals, companies, community groups, and families the opportunity to partner with Sojourner Center to help our participants rebuild their lives.

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Events

Sojourner Center holds public and private events to engage, educate and inspire our supporters in the community, ensuring we have the necessary resources to continue meeting the needs of domestic violence victims.

Events

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Donate Goods

Volunteer

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