Desert Sanctuary advocates for victims of domestic violence as part of the San Bernardino County Coalition of Domestic Violence Shelters. Our outreach office is located in Barstow, California, and we serve victims from every community.
The mission of Desert Sanctuary, Inc. is to provide for people in need, including, but not limited to, individuals and families affected by domestic abuse, and to provide a haven safe from violence; a place of temporary refuge.
We Value SAFETY, both physical and emotional, because it is our organization’s reason for being. The safety of clients and our selves is the primary factor to be considered as part of every decision and action.
We Value HONESTY & INTEGRITY; therefore we are willing to examine issues truthfully and in their
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We Value the COMMITMENT & DEDICATION of our staff, volunteers, clients and collaborative partners because everyone’s hard work is essential to the fulfillment of the mission of our organization.
We value WORKING TOGETHER because our experience has taught us that interdependence and collaboration among ourselves and within the greater community are essential to our success.
We RESPECT our clients, staff and volunteers and therefore provide them with the tools and knowledge that empowers them to make decisions regarding their lives and their work.
We are OPEN TO CHANGE and new information and therefore, we are responsive to community and organizational needs and appropriate approaches to address those needs.
We strive to develop a sense of COMMUNITY that values UNITY without uniformity and diversity without divisiveness.