Our Mission:

Rebuild.

Our mission is to help survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking rebuild their lives.

 

sexual assault + Domestic violence Crisis Line :     910.947.3333

human trafficking hotline :     844.438.6881

 
 
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Our Mission

Our mission is to help survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking rebuild their lives.

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Our Impact

In our 25+ years of serving Moore County we have provided many resources and assisted many clients. We have offered a 24 hour crisis line that has taken over 846+ crisis calls a year. We have assisted with over 200 restraining orders, both 50-B and 50-C. 

 

71%

Clients moved to safe housing

Through our generous donors, support, and incredible staff we have helped many clients move into safe housing and average at a success rate of 71%! We operate as an organization that is victim centered and love to celebrate these victories with our clients! 

 

1,315+

Crisis Calls recieved

We have been serving among the community for over 25 years through our advocacy center, Serenity House Shelter, and rapid response Task Force.  Through our crisis line we have taken 1,315+ calls, just in 2018!

 
 

7,028

total days of shelter meals & care

Last year we provided 7,028 meals (3 meals a day, and snacks) and care to woman and children. 

 
 

Shelter Programs

Our programming is catered to our clients that we serve. We offer a wide variety of life skills, coping, and therapeutic support groups that have been tested over time and proven successful in a trauma inflicted environment. Our goal is to fulfill all of the gaps that our clients come in with. 

Art Expressions

A group that takes place every Wednesday afternoon and that is offered to clients of all ages. This group is facilitated by our Crisis Intervention Advocate and provides participating clients with a creative outlet and also a therapeutic approach to handling and understanding emotions that are a by product of trauma. 
 

Financial Wellness

This program is held monthly by a local corporate bank associate. In these sessions, clients will learn how to manage their finances in a mature and responsible way. They will be taught how to save, pay their taxes/bills, and how to plan for retirement. 

Mindfulness

A group that is facilitated by one of our staff members. This group is held every Thursday afternoon and is offered in the hopes that clients will learn how to cope with emotional responses and live life in the moment, not the past. 
 

 

conflict resolution

This program is held once a week by our shelter manager. This group is important to teach clients resolution skills for shelter living/communal living and for life. These skills are 

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October 2016

Walking into Friend to Friend for the first time after fleeing my abusive relationship, was like walking into the gates of Heaven.

Client / Full Video Testimonial

 

Serenity House Shelter

Our Shelter holds 34 beds and is organized into two separate wings, a single ladies wing, and a mother's with children wing. Our shelter provides a 24-hour staff oversight as well as a pet shelter. The Serenity House Shelter mission is to be a safe place, for clients to heal and rebuild their lives with the help, assistance, and necessary support of Friend to Friend staff, coupled with a vast variety of optional programming sessions. 

 

Get Involved

At Friend to Friend, we offer a few ways to get involved! Please read and learn more about the different ways that you can donate your time, resources, and abilities towards our mission! 

 

Internships

Wanting to intern with us? We offer university compliant internships as well as   general internship opportunities! We believe in mentoring, teaching, and investing in those interested in our mission. To apply, please select the link below. 

Volunteer opportunities

We love and appreciate all of our volunteers who donate and give their time and resources to our mission! We have many options for those interested in volunteering. We want apply your gifting and talents towards our mission! Select the link below to learn more!

Make a Donation

We are able to make continuous strides towards our mission daily because of the donations and financial support that are given to us! Every dollar has a place and is desperately needed in order for us to continue giving the care our clients need!