The Well


A RECOVERY AND HOUSING PROGRAM
The Well is a community for women in recovery from sexual assault, sexual exploitation, and sex trafficking. The mission of The Well is to provide sanctuary along with an array of support services and educational opportunities for women who have been trafficked, forced to partake in nonconsensual sex acts, and sexually exploited. Developed primarily as a safe house, The Well’s residential program provides long-term secure housing as a haven from the social, psychological and economic factors. Services are provided free of charge and are aimed at developing a foundation of recovery and stability, leading to independent and healthy lives. 

The services provided by The Well at no cost to the participants include
  • Housing for up to two years
  • Vocational training & Employment: Worthwhile Thrift & Freedom Boutique
  • Meals
  • Clothing
  • Individual and group counseling (trauma-informed and evidence-based)
  • Transportation
  • Life Skills (Cleaning/chores, Laundry, Grocery shopping, Cooking/baking, Financial Management)
  • Wellness (Health literacy, Nutrition, Exercise)
  • Education: Tutoring, working to complete schooling (i.e. GED, Associates Degree, Bachelor Degree, various certifications for fields of work)
  • Mentoring; relationship building
  • Creative Activities: art, music, writing (recreational and therapeutic)
  • Recreation: games, crafts, outside & physical activities (i.e. rock climbing, horseback riding, bicycling, Yoga, etc.)
  • Access to services in the community: substance abuse programs and support groups; medical and dental care; victim services (case management and legal)
  • Spiritual growth