Sheltering Wings May Be Forced To Turn Down Government Funding

…Unfortunately, when you accept government funding, you agree to subject your organization to government requirements. In October 2013, the federal government enacted new regulations for the Violence Against Women Act. While the legislation was well-intended, the new set of accompanying regulations to which domestic violence shelters are expected to adhere may create particularly difficult or troublesome issues for Sheltering Wings.

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A new school year means a new beginning…

This is an exciting time of year for so many people. A new school year means a new start with a new teacher, new classmates, and best of all, new school supplies. Do you remember the excitement of getting that fresh box of crayons (with a sharpener, if you were really lucky), a new backpack, new clothes, or a notebook in your favorite color?

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“Alone we can do so little. Together we can do so much.”

The people who started Sheltering Wings wanted to help women who were victims of domestic abuse. We know that our services must start before the women and children enter our door. Our Outreach Program strives to educate our community to prevent and recognize the signs of abuse.

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Looking for ways to get involved?

Check out our upcoming events and meetings! Join our Youth Council or Domestic Violence Awareness month planning committee.

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There is Hope

Sheltering Wings was formed in the name and for the sake of Jesus Christ. We will extend the love and compassion of Christ to women and their children in the desperate circumstances of domestic abuse. Christ was never coercive or offensive and neither are our services. Our assistance will be offered to any victim of any background in the name of Christ.

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Upcoming Events

6:30 pm Church Connection Council
Church Connection Council
Sep 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
How can we better partner together?
6:30 pm Youth Council Meeting
Youth Council Meeting
Sep 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
If you or someone you know would be interested in being a part of Sheltering Wings Youth Coucnil please contact Melissa Echerd at
6:00 pm Domestic Violence Awareness Month Committee Meeting @ Sheltering Wings
Domestic Violence Awareness Mont… @ Sheltering Wings
Sep 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Domestic Violence Awareness Month planning meeting

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uwci_logoSheltering Wings provides emergency housing for all women and children suffering from any form of domestic abuse. We build stable and independent lives through essential programs offered in a supportive and Christ-centered environment. If you need help, call our Crisis Line 317-745-1496, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or contact the shelter online.