Statistics

JADASA currently partners with other local domestic violence and homeless shelters; and has also formed partnerships with local school districts, churches, social service agencies, and civic organizations.  Based on the most recent census, a demographic of 141,040 residents in North St. Louis County; 53.2% consist of women, 23.4% teenagers, and 7% children who may need assistance in re-establishing their lives. 

 

JADASA's goal is to work toward producing effective and positive change by educating, encouraging, and edifying survivors to promote healthy social friendships, build strong interpersonal skills, and reassert a sense of hope in the future. 

2016 and 2017 combined (as of October 25, 2017) we have served women and children with the following:

-Served a total of 600 women and teenagers for workshops/training sessions.
-Served a total of 120 children for workshops.
-Received clothing donated to 10 women and 2 local shelters.
-Provided resources for food, gas, and phone services for 5 families and 8 women. 
-Donated toys to local shelters.
-Provided temporary hotel stay for 3 families.
-Provided Crisis Intervention services to a total of 45 women.

2018

•Serve over 3000 volunteer service hours annually.

•Provided assistance to 45o women and teenagers with domestic/sexual abuse awareness/prevention and reporting workshops and training sessions.

•Collaborate with agencies/civic organizations and churches with empowerment workshops.

•Created DOTS (Development Outreach to Students) Program that educates students about abuse; bullying, healthy vs non-healthy relationships, and self-empowerment.

•Dignity Drive- initiative to collect donated personal items for 450 women, teens, and children in 9 local area shelters.

•Thanksgiving basket/dinner to serve identified abuse survivors in the community.

•Annual 3K/5K Race Against Abuse- Celebrate survivors and memorialize the ‘taken’.

•Christmas Toy Drive –  2018 served 40 families and 85 children.

2019

•Serve over 6000 volunteer service hours annually.

•Collaborate with agencies/civic organizations and churches with empowerment workshops.

•Provided Trauma-Informed Care Workshops to 75 employees and volunteers at local shelters.

•Dignity Drive- initiative to collect donated over $10,000 worth of personal items for women in local shelters.

Annual 3K/5K Race Against Abuse- Celebrate survivors and memorialize the ‘taken’. The fundraiser raised serviced over 25 women and children with resources, and emergency overnight stays.

•Assisted 510 women and teenagers with domestic/sexual abuse awareness/prevention and reporting workshops and training sessions.

2020 
•Providing crisis intervention via Zoom meetings to 110 women. 
•Provided 3 women and 2 families with escape plans, emergency hotel stay, food, and transportation. 
•Served 485 women with emergency toiletries and food.
•We hosted a streamlined platform for a total of 12,000 viewers during the shelter stay providing resource information for assistance regarding abuse awareness, prevention measures, reporting, 
and encouragement. Zoom crisis intervention meetings resulted from this platform.

Since our inception, our funding has been from private donations, small sponsorships, and fundraisers. Whatever you can do to help market and bring resources to our organization so that we can continue to help the community is greatly appreciated.