The Brewster Centre

Shelter

The West House: (24 hours, TTY/TDD)
Casa Amparo:(Se Habla Español,24 hours, TTY/TDD)

Two shelters are available at the Brewster Center for children and women that have been abused. Both shelters are available 24 hours a day, year-round, including holidays.
The first shelter is called the West House and is a 30 bed shelter located in Central Tucson.  Whereas the second shelter is called Casa Amparo and is a 14 bed shelter located in South Tucson. The Casa Amparo is operated entirely by bilingual (Spanish/English) staff.
Both the Brewster Center shelters provide food, shelter, apparel and other basic necessities.  Assistance and cooperation in planning for the future is also a part of the Brewster Center service offering.

Following are the services that are available at the Brewster Center shelter facilities:

Legal Advocacy
• Orders of Protection
• Contested Orders of Protection
• Safety Planning
• Court Preparation
• Lawyer Referrals
• Legal Clinics
• Victims Rights

Referrals
• Basic Needs (clothing, financial assistance)
• Housing
• Employment
• DES
• Medical Assistance
• Counseling
• Parenting Services
• Victim Compensation
• Relocation Services

Children's Services
• Child Advocacy
• Children's Groups
• Safety Planning with Children

Domestic Violence Education
• Individual Appointments
• Support groups

Other Available Outreach Services
• Crisis Intervention
• 911 Phones
• Safety Planning
• Help with Documentation/VAWA Assistance
• Notary
• Starting Over Supplies
• Photographs

Wings of Freedom Transitional Housing
The Wings of Freedom transitional housing project of Brewster Center focuses on the survivors who are ready to build their lives after surviving domestic violence scenarios and provides a low-cost transitional housing option to the survivors and victims. The Wings of Freedom transitional housing project also provides the advocacy services to single adults as well as single adults with children.

Eligibility Requirements
• Minimum monthly income of $600.
• Current employment or pursuing any educational activity
• Single women or women with Children
• Survivors of domestic violence

Program Information
• Survivors pay rent which is 50% of their earnings and the amount can not $350
• $50 deposit
• Utilities not included
• 2 year maximum length of stay
• Outreach services available during stay

Application Process
Applications are available at the Outreach & Advocacy Office at 2711 E. Broadway or contact the Outreach Coordinator at 881-7201.

Wings of Freedom Permanent Housing

The Wings of Freedom Permanent housing project of Brewster Center focuses on the survivors who are ready to build their lives after surviving domestic violence scenarios and provides a low-cost permanent housing option to the survivors and victims. The Wings of Freedom Permanent Housing project also provides the advocacy services to single adults as well as single adults with children.

Eligibility Requirements
• Survivor of domestic violence
• Established Safety
• Single Adult with or without children

Program Information
• Low income eligible
• Rent determined by income & unit availability
• $100 deposit
• Utilities not included
• No limit to length of stay
• Outreach services available during residency