180 - Turning Lives Around
180 Turning Lives Around, Inc. is a private, non-profit charitable organization dedicated to ending domestic and sexual violence in our community. 180 is committed to providing services to individuals and families affected by domestic and sexual violence. In addition, 180 works to mobilize concerned individuals, organizations, and civic and religious groups to join our effort to end violence and abuse through public education, public policy reforms, and training of allied professionals.
Since its inception in 1976, 180 has provided model programs in the field of rape care and family violence. As the sole provider in Monmouth County of a wide range of comprehensive services to women and their families relating to domestic and sexual violence, 180 is the only agency in the County available on a 24-hour, seven-day-per-week basis. The Agency remains the only Emergency Shelter in the County that offers a protected safe home for battered women and their children. 180 also offers a wide array of programs concerned with positive approaches to safety and recovery from assault in all situations.
Alternatives to Abuse Program
Groups for offenders in various locations throughout Monmouth. Call for info. $25 per session-26 weeks. Most services on an outpatient basis. Some services at community resource centers and other locations. Office-based counseling, therapy for sexual assault, incest, domestic violence. Community-based satellite offices in other areas, contact the main number.
2nd Floor - Youth Help Line
Open 9 a.m. - midnight
(888) 222-2228 Crisis intervention - telephone counseling and support services for abused women/men.
Spanish-speaking helpline is active 7 days a week from 4pm-10pm at 1-888-222-2228
Family Court Liaison Program
for battered partners seeking restraining orders.
Protective Shelter and Transitional Housing Program
for battered women and their children seeking safety from domestic violence. 24-hour crisis/emergency hotline for domestic violence and sexual assault.
Creative arts therapy - music, play, and art - is proven to be a great support and intervention for children who have witnessed domestic violence, trauma, and loss. Counseling, case management, and support services for the non-offending parent/caregiver are also provided in this specialized program, helping children and families heal from the trauma of violence.
Up to age 12, some 13 year olds. Call for info on age. Sliding scale. No one is turned away.
FACT Program (Fathers Are Caregivers Too)
A new program specifically for dads/fathers who have been identified by service providers as at high-risk for child abuse or neglect. FACT is a 6-week closed psycho-education group which is facilitated by a licensed counselor experienced in providing specialized parenting programs. To refer someone to this exciting new group, please contact Monica Schiffman, LCSW at (732) 264-4360 ext. 4283, or call 180 at (732) 264-4111.
Portuguese speaking domestic violence counselor at Shore Regional Outreach Program.
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Last Updated: 04/25/18