Malinda Gavins, LSW, M.Ed.
The mission of Sojourner House Domestic Violence Services is to provide a comprehensive program of crisis intervention, counseling, advocacy and shelter for victims of domestic violence in Mahoning County.
What We Do
Services provided by Sojourner House include:
Safe, temporary housing for abused women and their children in a home-like atmosphere.
24-hour telephone line providing information and referrals.
Management Information about legal, financial, medical, vocational and housing needs.
Safety, Education, Awareness and Recreational Activities
Meant for parents and children.
Public speaking and in-service training for organizations, clubs, schools and churches. Please call 330-747-4040 for more information.
Who We Are
- is operated by Compass Family & Community Services, a dynamic, diverse not-for-profit agency committed to providing essential, seamless and comprehensive services to those we serve. COMPASS’ programs care for people from infancy through their senior years in Mahoning, Trumbull, Columbiana and Jefferson Counties.COMPASS currently employs over 300 full and part time employees in 12 locations.
- has been in operation since September 19, 1991. Thousands of women and children have received emergency shelter, meals and counseling.
- provides short-term refuge, allowing battered women a chance to think calmly and examine their options without pressure or fear.
- is funded through the United Way, Mahoning County Marriage License and Divorce and Dissolution Fees, federal, state and local grants and private contributions. Donations are always welcome.