The Lee Conlee House certified center offers emergency shelter to adults and their families facing domestic abuse and violence
A society where intimate partners and family members treat each other with dignity, respect and compassion; where oppression is replaced with equality; where the expression of conflict and anger is non-violent; where children grow up with their esteem intact and are nurtured in such a manner they recognize the value of speaking the truth, welcoming diversity and practicing cooperation. Our vision is a society free from intimate and political wars.
The Lee Conlee House (LCH) Domestic Violence Shelter is committed to recognizing and responding to our community’s need for comprehensive, multicultural domestic violence services. We understand that domestic violence in its fullest scope impacts primary victims, family members, society and future generations. With this in mind, it is our goal to stop the campaign of violence by providing crisis intervention, emergency shelter, advocacy, treatment, prevention, and education through the establishment of community partnerships.
History of the Lee Conlee House is one of hope and survival in Putnam County, FL
The Lee Conlee House (formerly Helping Hands of Putnam County) was the vision and hard work of a group of dedicated individuals who wanted to open a shelter in Putnam County, Florida. Previously, survivors of domestic violence and their children received services in Alachua County and the distance from their support system was often a barrier.