VALLEY VICTIM SERVICES

OUR MISSION

It is our vision to empower individuals by providing a safe, confidential, and nonjudgmental environment from abuse.

PATHWAYS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTER

We provide emergency shelter for individuals and families seeking safety from domestic violence. Pathways offers a warm, safe, home-like environment with well trained and caring professionals present 24/7 to assist our guests in the process of recovery and rebuilding.

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VICTIM ADVOCATE SERVICES

Services for victims of ALL types of crime 24/7. Advocates have specialized training for response to Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.

CRISIS INTERVENTION

Available for victims 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We provide personal support, information, resource referrals, and other emergency services.

MEDICAL ADVOCACY

Trained advocates accompany victims who need medical services due to domestic violence, sexual assault, or other injuries, to medical facilities. We provide support and information on medical issues and procedures.

LEGAL ADVOCACY

Advocates support the individual’s choice regarding reporting the crime. Advocates provide information about the legal process and support you at the police station and at court hearings and other legal appointments. We also provide assistance in completing protective orders and other documents to seek legal services.

FINANCIAL ADVOCACY

We help you file a Crime Victim Reparations Application.

COMMUNITY ADVOCACY

Referrals to therapists who are experts in providing care to survivors. Referrals to other agencies that can provide help and support to victims.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Peer support groups for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Call 435.843.3532 for the location and hours.

TRAINING AND PRESENTATIONS

Training, workshops, and presentations for community agencies, organizations, and the business community.

PLAN FOR YOUR SAFETY

Seek medical attention as soon as possible. Tell the truth about your injuries.

Pack a bag and leave it with a friend. Hide an extra set of car and house keys outside your home.

Ask for information on your legal rights.

Keep a list of emergency phone numbers hidden.

Call 911If you are in immediate danger or you are attacked (physically assaulted).

Have a bank account with money in it.

Work out a safety plan.Get the help to protect yourself and your children.

Seek the support. Find a caring person who understands that this is a very real problem.

Consider obtaining a protective order.

Plan an escape route and practice it.

Gather the following information for you and your children: Birth Certificate, Social Security Cards, Driver’s License, Keys, Passports, Green Card/Work Permit, Welfare ID, Money, Checkbook, Credit Cards, School Registration, Protective Order, etc.

HOW YOU CAN HELP

Valley Victim Services can use your help by donating the following items:

Men’s clothing (all sizes), socks for men, women, and children, women’s underwear (new, all sizes), deodorant, body wash, perfume, cologne, men’s hygiene items, feminine products, make-up, hair appliances, hair products, shampoo and conditioner, lotion, size 5T boys pants, cleaning products, paper products, and laundry products

Any contributions are very much appreciated. Please contact the Domestic Violence Shelter at 435.843.1677 to send donations.

CONTACT US

VICTIM ADVOCATE SERVICES

Office: 435.843.3532
Crisis: 435.882.6888
866.982.6888

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SHELTER

Office: 435.843.1677
Crisis: 435.224.2710
800.833.5515

Advocacy and shelter services are confidential and free of charge.

EMERGENCY

Call 911

TOOELE COUNTY DISPATCH

Non-emergency: 435.882.5600

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LINK LINE

800.897.5465 (Link)
A state-wide, toll-free, confidential and anonymous line that individuals can call to receive assistance with domestic violence issues.

UTAH OFFICE FOR VICTIMS OF CRIME

801.238.2360

UTAH LEGAL SERVICES

801.328.8891

UTAH’S COURT HELP CENTER

1.888.683.0009

 

All of your information is strictly confidential. 

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