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Project Safe...

...is a campus/community prevention education program also providing resources and support for survivors of sexual, domestic, relationship and stalking violence.

The mission of Project Safe is to provide prevention and intervention activities, including support and advocacy, to reduce the incidence of sexual assault, domestic violence and stalking on the CSULB campus.

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"Wish List" for domestic violence partner providers in our area

From Interval House

Gift Certificates for Retailers or Entertainment—It is especially hard to obtain gifts for teenagers and women…gift certificates to department or retail stores (such as Target), music stores, movie theatres, or amusement parks help ensure that they receive what they wish for this holiday season.

Gift Certificates for Supermarkets—These help our families purchase exactly the items they need.

Donate Old Cell Phones—Buying a new cell phone and don’t know what to do with your old one? Interval House can use your old cell phone. They are desperately needed.

A Special Financial Donation—This gives us the ability to buy what is specifically required for our most immediate needs.

An Estate, Will, or Stock Donation—You can make a huge difference in the lives of the many women and children served by Interval House by making a major contribution through an estate, will, or stock donation.

Used Car, Van or Truck Donations—Help Interval House provide transportation to women and children in need.

 

From WomenShelter of Long Beach

Gift Certificates for Retailers: As always, gift certificates and gift cards from retail stores, including drug stores, are always appreciated as they help cover client necessities, especially if there is for an unusual size or an unanticipated need.

For Babies:
Strollers: singles and doubles
Cribs, Car Seats
Formula, Baby Bottles
Diapers – all sizes
Clothing for Baby Girl or Boy
 Baby Toiletries

For Children:
Clothing for Boys- all sizes – URGENTLY NEEDED

For Adults:
NEW bras, socks and underwear – all sizes, especially larger sizes
Pajamas and slippers – new, in all sizes
Comfortable clothing – jeans, sweats– all sizes, (especially extra small & extra large)
Size 2X-6X Women’s Clothing Needed

Entertainment/Toys:
Educational videos
Children’s books, music and entertainment videos – non-violent subjects, CD’s, tapes, etc.

Hygiene Items(New Only):
Hair supplies: shampoo, conditioner, brushes (especially for people of color)
Dental hygiene:  toothbrushes, toothpaste, floss, etc.
Feminine hygiene products:  tampons, pads,   
Shaving materials:  razors, shaving crea
New make-up

For Household Establishment:
Bed linens:  sheets, blankets, pillow cases (mainly twin)
Appliances:  toaster, microwave, coffee makers, alarm clocks, radios, TV, DVD, vacuum etc.
Non-perishable Food:  canned goods, cereals, Ramen, soups, cookie/cake mixes, etc.
Pots, dinnerware, utensils                  

Miscellaneous Items:
 Used Cell Phones

 

 

How does Project Safe work? *

The Project Safe response toward eliminating relationship, sexual, domestic and stalking violence for the CSULB student (and staff, faculty and administrative) community works by …

  • telling people about the different kinds of violence and how they affect people - you and your friends and families - raising awareness of the issues

  • supporting students in exploring your own experiences,  and feeling safe about doing so

  • maintaining an information ‘bank’ and making materials available, including online links to both resources and information

  • fostering an attitude of zero tolerance and zero indifference toward all forms of violence on campus and in the community

  • presenting educational programs to classes, organizations and departments on campus.

For additional information or to participate:

562.985.8575

* "What is Project Safe" handout - printable version

 

What services are available through Project Safe Partners?

  • Classroom and organizational presentations in prevention education for students, faculty, and staff on issues of sexual assault, date rape, domestic violence and stalking

  • Awareness activities conducted campus-wide or for special focus organizations

  • Professional training and consultation for faculty, law enforcement officers, administrators and health advisors

  • Referrals to on-campus services, i.e., Counseling and Psychological Services (985-4001), University Police (911), & Student Health Center (985-4771).

  • 24-hour hotlines providing counseling, advocacy, information, and referrals (Sexual Assault: 562-989-5900; Domestic Violence: 714-891-8121, University Police: 911)

  • SART (Sexual Assault Response Team) support during medical exams for teen and adult rape survivors

  • Accompaniment to police stations, DA’s offices, and court hearings

  • Counseling for student and other campus community sexual assault or domestic violence survivors, and survivors molested as children

  • Emergency and transitional living shelters for domestic violence survivors

  • Educational counseling for family members/friends of survivors of sexual assault

  • Group counseling for survivors of rape or domestic violence and for those molested as children

     

    History of the Program

    Project Safe is a collaborative project begun by the CSULB Women's Resource Center (WRC), the former Long Beach Sexual Assault Crisis Agency (SACA), and Interval House Domestic Violence Shelter, with on-campus support from the Student Health Center/Health Resource Center, University Police, and Counseling and Psychological Services, and the Office of the Dean of Students. 

  • The project has expanded with additional community resources including WomenShelter of Long Beach and Su Casa domestic violece service providers, and the Sexual Assault Services Program of the Greater LA YWCA.

  • Our extensive prevention education program raises awareness of sexual, domestic and gender based violence and helps develop solutions on the campus.

    Project partners also provide direct services for survivors of sexual or domestic violence and stalking.

    Project Safe campus partners include

    About the Department of Justice Grant Award for Project Safe: A Campus Response toward Eliminating Violence

All Project Safe services are free. All direct services are confidential and culturally sensitive.

This project was iniated through support from Grant No. 2006-WA-AX-0024 awarded by the Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.