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Shelter From The Storm, Inc. (SFTS) is the Coachella Valley’s only comprehensive domestic victim assistance service and shelter provider.  Shelter From The Storm’s first priority is the safety of those who seek assistance. Our programs work with clients to meet their needs so they can look ahead to a safe horizon.


what we do

Provide 24-Hour Crisis Hotline to Victims
Shelter From The Storm’s toll free hotline is a gateway to assistance for the entire Coachella Valley; staffed by experienced advocates 24 hours a  day, seven days a week including holidays. Many hotline advocates are bilingual, providing crisis counseling, safety planning, assistance with finding shelter, referrals to SFTS programs or other organizations, advocacy with the police, and other crucial services.

Shelter From The Storm’s Hotlines:
24 Hour Toll Free Crisis Hotline: 800-775-6055
24 Hour Crisis Hotline: 760-328-SAFE (7233)

Provide Weekly Case Management Services: to help clients create specific, measurable and do-able goals.

Domestic Violence Outreach: Advocates who help clients with the provision of services and referrals.

Provide valuable consultation services: to clinical , to medical, legal, law enforcement professionals, and the lay communities about domestic violence.

Community Counseling Center: provides clinical therapy with licensed  therapists, both individual and group sessions, for women and children who have completed their stay in our emergency shelter as well as to the community at large.

Provision of basic hygiene/personal care items, and nonperishable food items: for clients in our shelter service program and those enrolled in services at our Community Counseling Center.