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Restoration Home

Safety

  • This is a home for girls to feel safe so that they can rest and find healing. A surrounding safe, trustworthy, community is essential.

  • A pastoral and serene feeling property away from things that trigger painful memories give these young girls a feeling of safety.

  • We are not a detox or rehab facility. Entering clients must have already gone through rehab and be clean for 30 days before entering the program.

  • Residents are carefully screened before acceptance into the home, and upon entrance, for drugs, mental health, and fitness for the program.

  • State licensing for youth homes requires:

    • Youth on the property be within sight of a staff member at all times

    • Youth leaving the property be escorted by a staff member

       

  • This is a private program for victims of complex trauma. All social contact will be carefully chosen to promote healing through relationships with vetted and trained staff and volunteers. Clients will not have contact with neighboring homes, their families, or guests.

  • Our safety and emergency plans take into account that pimps and traffickers can be a threat to the girls and we work closely with local police and sheriffs. However, traffickers tend to take minimal risks for themselves, and rarely, if ever, confront a former victim at a service facility. Though all the restoration homes we have researched nationwide have safety plans in place for this eventuality, not one has had this experience that we are aware of. Also, in our 5 years of offering services to survivors of all ages and backgrounds through our Mirror Ministries Outreach Center we have never had any such a situation arise while caring for over 170 survivors locally. 

  • Girls are not forced to stay at the home, it is a choice and a privilege. Safety plans are regularly discussed for if a girl feels the need to "runaway". She can get assistance to get to a safe location from our staff.

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