Phase 1 - Orientation

Phase 1 is for individuals to come out of their crisis situations and become acclimated to the shelter environment.  During this phase, basic needs are met.

Phase 3 - Special Services

Through Empowerment

Phase 3 offers specialized services to enhance progress achieved during the Emergency Phase.

The goal of Phase 3 is to identify barriers to self-sufficiency and to discover strengths to achieve stabilization by continued:

  • Domestic violence intervention services
  • Chemical dependency addiction services referral
  • Medical service referrals
  • Specialized groups – childhood issues, grief and loss, relationships, spirituality, etc.
  • Intermediate life skills training
  • Budgeting, self-esteem, conflict resolution, parenting, legal issues, etc.
  • Relapse prevention
  • Housing and employment advocacy
  • Rapid Re-housing case-management



Phase 5 provides the vital link for victims in the community to access services offered by OASIS and other resources available in the community.

The goal of Outreach Services is to provide assistance to victims of domestic violence and their children in the seven-county area of Daviess, Hancock, Henderson, McLean, Ohion, Union and Webster, by offering:

  • Information and referrals
  • 24-hour toll free crisis line
  • Shelter and/or chemical dependency services
  • Advocacy – Legal, agency, medical
  • Children’s program
  • Group and individual counseling
  • Support and follow-up services
  • Community Education
  • Outreach offices in Henderson, Ohio, Union and Webster Counties

Phase 2 - Safety & Structure

Safety & Recovery

Phase 2 offers structured individual and group work in a safe and nurturing environment to facilitate change for the individual and family.

The goal of the Phase 2 is to provide the opportunity and resources for women and children to move from the crisis situation.

Services Include:

  • Emergency shelter
  • Domestic violence crisis intervention
  • Referral for treatment of substance abuse
  • Assessment of mental health issues
  • Advocacy – Legal, Medical, Agency
  • Domestic violence and substance abuse education
  • Basic life skills – parenting, nutrition, problem-solving

Phase 4 - Aftercare


The goal of the Phase 4 is to provide the opportunity and resources to achieve family self-sufficiency through personal responsibility by:

  • Strengthening safe, healthy, family relationships
  • Maintaining safety and/or sobriety
  • Engaging in training opportunities
  • Integrating academic, vocational and employment goals
  • Securing permanent housing
  • Re-entering independent living

As families transition into the community, the Aftercare Phase is provided through Outreach Services.

For more information on services and programming provided by OASIS,  please call:

(270) 685-0260 or 1-800-88ABUSE  (1-800-882-2873)