The House of Ruth, Inc. is a non-profit organization serving Barbour, Bullock, Coffee, Dale, Geneva, Henry, Houston and Pike County in Alabama. The shelter serves battered women by providing various services such as emergency, legal, financial assistance, counseling, housing, support, children’s services and community services.
The House of Ruth, Inc. provides emergency services such as confidential shelter location, case management, crisis intervention services, domestic violence education, emergency cell phones, emergency shelter, safety planning, food and clothing.
The House of Ruth, Inc. takes care of legal services covering assistance with orders of protection, attorney referral for protection orders, attorney referral for family court, attorney referral for criminal cases, court accompaniment/advocacy, court/legal lay assistance, child custody services, expert testimony, financial empowerment training, immigration services and legal resource planning.
The House of Ruth, Inc. supports community services including domestic violence workshops and speaker’s bureau.
The House of Ruth, Inc. arranges counselling services like counseling for friends and family, non-resident counseling, peer support groups, shelter resident counseling and sexual violence support groups.
The House of Ruth, Inc. caters housing services that involves alternative housing counseling, relocation services and transportation.
The House of Ruth, Inc. offers support services comprising goal planning assistance, job search/placement, medical accompaniment, parenting skills training, resources and referrals.
The House of Ruth, Inc. favors children’s services taking in educational programs, tutoring services, school liaison, safety planning for children and youth counseling.
The House of Ruth, Inc. welcomes women, men, elderly, teens, individuals and families.
Monday: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Tuesday: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Wednesday: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Thursday: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Friday: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Saturday, , CLOSED, Sunday, , CLOSED
The House of Ruth, Inc. accepts deaf, developmentally disabled, disabled, immigrant, LGBTQ, military, rural and trans women/men.
The House of Ruth, Inc. serves Barbour, Bullock, Coffee, Covington, Dale, Geneva, Henry, Houston and Pike counties.