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Alee Women's Shelter


Program Manager:
Leinani Nahalowa'a

Tel: 648-5888
Fax: 635-1444


Alee Shelter Hotline:


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

Guam Behavioral Health & Wellness Center Crisis Helpline:
647-8833 Healing Hearts:


Shelter for abused women and their children. 

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 up to 45 days. 
  • Meals and clothing assistance.  

  • Moral and physical support for victims to begin a new healthy life-style.
  • Respite care and childcare as needed to allow adult clients to access services to ensure their future safety and to promote independent living.
  • Case management services to obtain necessary financial assistance, medical help, food stamps, housing and legal services for clients.
  • Access to workshops that focus on 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.

    • Continued case management services after leaving the shelter.

 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


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                                        477-5552

Guam Behavioral Health

Crisis Helpline                         647-8833

Healing Hearts                        647-5351

Rape Crisis Center                  647-5351

Alee Women's Shelter