Laura’s Home Women’s Crisis Center
At Laura's Home, Women & Children Find Rest & Restoration
For women and children, we are a bridge from crisis to stability and self-sufficiency. With 166 beds and 61 rooms, Laura’s Home offers specialized, wraparound services designed to empower families and individuals to live healthy lives. Children are supported through Pathways, which provides on-site after-school programming with academic, cultural, and peer-to-peer experiences that contribute to their growth and development. It is our hope to offer life-changing, meaningful solutions to the women and children of Cleveland who need lasting change. And not simply for them, but for generations to come.
The Inspiration for Laura’s Home….
Laura Hein Moll's values and her life of discipline, sacrifice and hard work to provide for her family was a model and inspiration for Laura's Home.
In 2022 at Laura’s Home
When a single woman or a mom with kids arrives at Laura’s Home, we take intentional time to let them know they’re safe, and introduce them to what it means to participate in a personalized program at Laura’s Home. Our dedicated staff takes an individualized approach with every woman who comes to our crisis center. A caseworker will complete an assessment with every individual, and based on the needs of that individual will recommend the best track to help them meet their goals. Tracks can last anywhere from a short-term emergency stay to an entire year of completing classes and finding adequate housing and income. Our goal is to identify each person’s unique needs, and assist them with the best care and resources available. Aside from providing for all basic needs, our staff begins to engage women through a personal caseworker, introductory crisis support groups, and linking the women with any collaborative services that are needed. Children are immediately supported through Pathways, in-house childcare, tutoring, and fun activities.
Each caseworker works to create an individual program track for every woman we serve. On-site, loving childcare is provided by staff so the mothers can fully embrace the opportunities provided at Laura’s Home. Our staff works closely with each woman to help her set a path to achieve adequate income and sustainable housing. Part of this stage might also include basic education in our Resource Center, vocational training, group therapy and classes to heal from trauma and mental health issues, an on-site Intensive Outpatient Program, and connection to a local church, support groups, and chapel services.
The City Mission is unique in Cleveland, as we allow families and individuals to take the time they need to achieve their most sustainable option. Women receive access to resources to help them break the cycle of poverty for their family. When women walk across the stage at graduation, they do so knowing that whatever happens next, they’re prepared to navigate their circumstances with skill and grace.
A New Way Home: Our New Horizons Program
The City Mission wants to address this critical need for affordable housing for single mothers, so we created the New Horizons Program. Through this program, we work with external organizations to empower women with children to become homeowners and break the cycle of poverty. If you, your church, or organization is interested in sponsoring a New Horizons home, please visit the New Horizons page
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Reaching Hearts | Changing LIVES
The City Mission is funded entirely by private donations from people like you.
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