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Alee Women's Shelter

About us

The Alee Women’s Shelter provides emergency/protective shelter for victims of family domestic violence & sexual assault.  The shelter serves women, with or without, children, who are in crisis from family domestic violence & sexual assault. The location of the shelter is kept confidential in order to provide safety and security.

Services provided
  • Protective shelter for up to 45 days.  
  • Meals and clothing assistance.  

  • Moral and physical support for victims to begin a new healthy life-style.
  • The shelter offers respite care and childcare as needed to allow adult clients to access services to ensure their future safety and to promote independent living.
  • Alee networks with community agencies to obtain necessary financial assistance, medical help, food stamps, housing and legal services for clients.
  • Staff assists in obtaining referrals, transportation to appointments and accompanying women to appointments when appropriate.
  • Women and their children are encouraged to maintain good hygienic health care, family health, nutrition, good housekeeping, parenting skills, coping skills, assertiveness skills building self-esteem and enhancing knowledge of self-worth which helps to improve interpersonal relationships.


 Signs of Family Violence & Domestic Abuse


  • Physical Abuse -  any intentional act causing injury or trauma to another person or animal by way of bodily contact. In most cases, children are the victims of physical abuse, but adults can also be victims, as in cases of domestic violence or workplace aggression.
  • Verbal Abuse - (also known as reviling, "verbal bullying", verbal violence or verbal assault/batteryor "emotional abuse") is described as a negative defining statement told to the victim or about the victim, or by withholding any response, thereby defining the target as non-existent.
  • Isolation -  (physical, social or emotional) is often used to facilitate power and control over someone for an abusive purpose
  • Coercion - the practice of persuading someone to do something by using force or threats.
  • Sexual Violence - is defined as a sexual act committed against someone without that person's freely given consent. Sexual violence is divided into the following types: Completed or attempted forced penetration of a victim. Completed or attempted alcohol/drug-facilitated penetration of a victim. ... Unwanted sexual

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If you or anyone you know is suffering from abuse, call one of these numbers:


24 Hour Hotlines

Alee Shelter Hotline   648-4673 (HOPE)

Police/Emergency       911 or 472-8911

VARO                                          472-5552

Crisis Hotline                            647-8833

Healing Hearts                         647-5440

Rape Crisis Center                   647-5351


Alee Women's Shelter

Catholic Social Service

234 U.S. Army Juan C. Fejeran Street

Barrigada, Guam 96913

tel: 671-635-1441  

fax: 671-645-1444


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CONTACT


program manager:
Paula Perez


tel: 648-5888
fax: 635-1444


email:
alee@
catholicsocialservice
guam.org

Alee Shelter Hotline:

648-4673


Police/Emergency    911 or 472-8911 VARO: 477-5552

Crisis Hotline:
647-8833 Healing Hearts:
647-5351


 


Shelter for abused women and their children.