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Cayman Islands > Seven Mile Beach > The Crescent at Camana Bay > 2014-02-14 > 05:30 pm

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The Crisis Center

The Cayman Islands Crisis Centre is the only women's safe house in the Cayman Islands and has provided housing, counselling and support services to more than 700 women and their children since its inception in 2003.

The location of Cayman Islands Crisis Centre is kept confidential to protect the women and children who require safe housing. The Centre is gated and provides 24/7 security personnel for the safety of all its occupants. The Centre is staffed round the clock to provide for the needs of its residents, regardless of the hour. If you require safe housing, please call the Crisis Centre Hotline (943-2422) for intake processing.

The Cayman Islands Crisis Centre is staffed by caring individuals trained in providing support and education to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, including an Executive Director, Assistant Director, Aftercare Coordinator and a Children’s Programme Coordinator.

The Board of Directors serves on a volunteer basis and is made up of the following dedicated individuals: Len Layman, Chairman of the Board; Richard Simms, Vice-Chairman; Kyle McLean, Treasurer; Zena Merren-Chin, Secretary; Allison Clark, Fundraising Committee Chair; Janette Goodman, Dawn McLean-Sawney, Charmaine McGowan and Denise Gower.

Domestic abuse and sexual abuse is a violation of an individual's human rights, and is not just a problem that affects the persons directly involved but also their families and the community.

We are dedicated to seeing an end to this horrific crime and through our services and programmes we hope to educate the community in order to prevent domestic abuse and sexual abuse against women and children.

The Cayman Islands Crisis Centre provides the services that help clients make a healthy transition to a life free from violence; including risk assessments, case management, individual and group counselling, support groups, parenting education, workshops promoting healthy lifestyles a

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