2nd Chance began providing shelter services to battered women and their children in 1990 and has since that time assisted thousands of men, women and children with emergency shelter. The Joy Kathryn Courtney House emergency shelter has 9 bedrooms 6 bathrooms and sleeps 20 on any given day. There's no set limit to the number of days of residency allowed. Comprehensive services are provided at no cost to residents.
Guided by a talented and compassionate Board of Directors, representative of the people served, 2nd Chance has expanded its service area and enhanced the services provided to victims over the past six years, currently supporting 7 programs. The annual revenues have increased from $314K in 2006 to $561K projected for 2012. The number of staff has increased from 12 to 18 and the number of shelter residents from 127 to 220 projected for 2012.