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Mission Statement

Catherine Booth House is a confidentially located domestic violence shelter in the Seattle/King County area. Operated by The Salvation Army, CBH has been serving battered women and their children since 1976. While at the shelter, we can help each woman explore the best ways to begin a safe life for herself and her family. We strive to provide an environment that nurtures self-determination and self-esteem. CBH is committed to providing a multicultural and diverse program responding to the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of battered women in our community.


Catherine Booth House provides emergency shelter for up to 12 women and their children. We provide a community living environment where women are encouraged to live cooperatively in an atmosphere of mutual respect. While at the shelter, women are offered a variety of services, including domestic violence education, individual counseling and support groups, safety planning and child care. The foundation of our services is advocacy based counseling, focusing on safety planning and empowerment through reinforcing the clients' autonomy and self-determination.

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by carol s. (2010-05-13 15:54:23.0)
About two weeks ago I was given the number to CBH by a social worker at my doctor's clinic. I am a victim/survivor of domestic violence. I was told by an advocate at the shelter that I could have up to 3 months of housing in the shelter, and have assistance during that time in finding permenent housing, job training, educational resourses, and a variety of other resourses along with support dealing with all of the anxieties associated with domestic violence. I moved into the shelter the following day. I was given an apartment of my own, and attended the weekly group meetings, etc. Generally speaking, I had no complaints, in fact actually felt that there was a light at the end of the tunnel. (metaphorically speaking)However, the advocate leading the weekly group, Johanna, had on both occasions in group, interrupted me, while I'd been talking, to hold a drawing for prizes. I commented on that to her, and her response to me was that, "prizes are important". I will continue this is my next