Sojourner House Domestic Violence Program
A program of Compass Family & Community Services

Contact Sojourner House

Call: (330) 747-4040 or our 24-hour Phone Line: (866) 436-6269
Program Director
Malinda Gavins, LSW, M.Ed.
House Manager
Audrey Walker

Our Mission

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.

Crisis Line
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.

Community Education
Public speaking and in-service training for organizations, clubs, schools and churches. Please call 330-747-4040 for more information.

Who We Are

Sojourner House

  • 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.

Be sure to Save The Date – Saturday, September 26, 2015 for

Chocolate, Wine, Dine and Groove!

Contact Sojourner House

Call: (330) 747-4040 or our 24-hour Phone Line: (866) 436-6269