Sarah’s Inn by the Numbers
Fiscal Year 2015 (July 1, 2014-June 30, 2015)
947 high school youth received violence prevention education through the Together Strong program studying dating violence, gender stereotypes, and characteristics of healthy relationships. High school partners included Oak Park and River Forest High School, Legal Prep Charter Academy, Austin High Schools and West Town Academy Alternative High School.
2,431 middle school students received cyber-safety and anti-bullying training at middle schools in Oak Park, River Forest, Berwyn, Melrose Park and other surrounding communities.
1,353 survivors of domestic violence received advocacy services to help them find safety and support as they rebuild their lives.
221 children and teens who have witnessed violence received free counseling services to help them effectively process trauma and learn healthy coping skills.
778 survivors of domestic violence were assisted by our legal advocates in obtaining legal protection with an over 90% success rate.
17,700 hours of service were contributed by volunteer advocates and interns who received training at Sarah’s Inn, providing valuable support to all program areas.
5,675 individuals were provided with domestic violence education and training including volunteers, interns, medical workers, police, and community groups.