Advocate Directory

Bright Future Foundation
Mission statement

Making Futures Bright: changing lives affected by domestic violence and sexual abuse.

Brief description of services provided

Bright Future Foundation provides services to domestic violence and sexual assault survivors. Their services include Advocacy (24/7 hotline, mental health services, legal advocacy and representation, case management and financial education), Brighthouse (safehouse shelter), rapid re-housing initiative (up to two years of low-rent, temporary housing), buddy mentors (mentorship program for kids), youth advocacy, SANE exams, forensic nurse exams, and online parenting classes.

Good to know (internal only)

Accepts statewide, prioritizes Eagle residents

  • Primarily DV/SA, but sex trafficking/any violent crime eligible
  • Services intended for survivors who are “motivated & ready to get back into community” but will support survivors in crisis
  • Accepts Single survivors & Single Parent Families – may consider 2 parent or other fam members if partner is not abuser
    • Childless Couples considered if referred by partner, both are survivors, or both are unsafe due to survivor’s abuser
  • Shelter: Adults (18+) & Accompanied Minors
  • Non-Res Services: 12+ yrs (Buddy Mentors 6-14yrs)

Community-based Crisis intervention available

Transportation sometimes available, but leverage partners/resources first

Referrals & Intake

  • Full most nights. Hotel possible if in imminent danger & shelter is full.
  • Prefer Survivors call RE: bed availability, but will talk to Advocate.
  • Phone Screen & in-person intake required (Zoom possible).
  • Intakes M-F 8a-6p, 24/7 if emergency
  • Walk-ins ok
Service details (internal only)
  • Type: Confidential Safehouse
  • Stay: 45 days (ext possible w plan in place)
  • Space: 22 Studio apartments, Singles occasionally share w 1 other survivor
  • ADA: 1 room accessible, last to be filled
  • Safety: Cams monitored when staff off-site, overnight alarms, staff in nearby employee housing
  • Reqs: No curfew, meet weekly w CM & Housing Advocate
  • Pets: allowed w vax records
  • Addt’l Services: CM, Med Accompaniment & Coordination, Licensed MH (trauma work & MH eval for immigration), Buddy Mentors for children of survivors & DHS/School-referred youth, Community-based Crisis intervention
    • Education: Financial Literacy, Parenting Classes
      Housing Asst: Housing search Asst, rent/utility $$ asst, ACP enrollment, VI-SPDAT/Coordinated Entry, Rapid Rehousing, Housing First
      Legal Services: advice, assistance, accompaniment, & limited representation (usually for protection orders)
      Basic Needs Assistance: bus passes, food pantry & clothing closet

Services available

Basic Needs Assistance
Food assistance, Clothing bank
Mental Health
Trauma therapy / counseling
Housing assistance program, Safehouse shelter
Transportation Assistance
Financial assistance (train/bus/plane tickets)

Additional Information

Ages served
Adults, Unaccompanied minors, Accompanied minors
Genders served
All Genders
Specializations/Sensitive to
Limited English proficient individuals, Victims of crime, Other
Language capacity
English, Spanish
Faith-based organization
Insurance required?
Services provided if legal status is unclear

Hours of Operation

9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm