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If you are a survivor and need services, call Her Song at 904.513.0203.

If you need emergency assistance, call 911.

 

AGENCY INQUIRIES


AGENCY INTAKE CONTACT

STEP 1: IDENTIFY HER ELIGIBILITY FOR RESIDENTIAL. IS SHE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OLD?

  • She is 18-years old or older has been compelled to provide sexual services or labor services through the use of either force (violence), fraud (lies), or coercion (threats); and/or

  • She engaged in commercial sexual exploitation (pornography, stripping, etc.) through the use of either force
    (violence), fraud (lies), or coercion (threats); and/or

  • She engaged in survival sex (meaning: she provided sexual services in exchange for basic needs of food, shelter,
    safety, etc.)

PLEASE NOTE

For the safety of others, the following will not be eligible:​

  • is actively addicted to substances, including methadone or suboxone

  • has custody of a child/children for whom she must provide care and housing

  • is in a romantic relationship that she desires/expects to continue while in the program

  • has an unmanaged acute/debilitating mental illness or medical diagnosis

  • is unwilling to step-down from prescribed narcotics

  • is trying to escape a warrant

STEP 2: EDUCATE YOUR REFERRAL. IS SHE READY TO BE EMPOWERED AND DISCOVER HER STRENGTHS?

We are a sober-living program offering a fresh start in life. Our program will assist her in meeting her physical, emotional, mental, social and spiritual needs. She needs to be willing to let go of old unhealthy relationships in order to work on herself and also willing to let go of social media and internet use while she is in early recovery phases.​

Here are a few important tips to share:

  • This is a PROGRAM is based on empowerment and taking responsibility for herself.

  • This program has specific activities , a schedule, and phases of progression that will move her toward health and self-sufficiency

  • The house requires shared spaces and shared chores. 

  • She must be willing to be sociable and build healthy relationships.

  • She will be expected to participate in counseling, house meetings, vocational training, and other varied program activities.

STEP 3: CLIENT APPLICATION FOR PROGRAM:

Next, your referral will need to be available for a phone or in-person interview.​

  1. Complete the application and email it to referrals@hersongjax.org

  2. A follow up call will be bade by our agency to discuss our program in more detail and address any questions.​

STEP 4: PREPARING TO BRING HER HOME:

In preparation for the Intake Process, please make every effort to collect the following background documents:

  • any discharge papers from hospital, detox, rehab, or psychiatric programs

  • any legal documents, outstanding financial obligations, important contacts

  • recent drug/alcohol test (within the last 2 weeks)

  • recent medical test

  • identification

  • insurance documents

  • parole or probation reporting requirements


We will work with you to arrange for her transportation to our facility. Upon arrival, we will complete all intake paperwork for the residential program.

 

904.513.0203

1929 San Marco Place, Jacksonville, FL 32207

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