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We work with people with disabilities — both survivors of domestic violence and homeless men, women and children — to thrive in safe, supportive communities.

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About BFL

Our Programs

Freedom House

Safe, accessible shelter for survivors of domestic violence with disabilities and their families. Support groups, housing placement.

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Secret Garden

Counseling, support groups & safety planning for survivors of domestic violence with disabilities.

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Transitional Housing

Shelter for formerly homeless men and women with disabilities. Housing placement, skill building workshops.

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Permanent homes for survivors of domestic violence with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. On site counseling, skill-building workshops and community events.

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Meet Us

“I am daily inspired by my coworkers and their passion to do great work.”

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Issues & Solutions

4 times

Children and adults with disabilities are four times more likely to be abused then those without disabilities.

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There were 22 families at BFL’s Freedom House shelter who moved into their own homes in 2016.

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In one month, BFL’s Secret Garden provided 84 counseling sessions which allowed clients to explore a path to safety.

Latest News

BFL Apartments Team Member Shares His Journey | Read

This Close Sundance Show | Read

Pet Therapy For People With Disabilities & Survivors Of Domestic Violence | Read

Barrier Free Living Continues Agency Wide Undoing Racism Workshops | Read

Call For Support To Halt Closing of Barrier Free Living’s Transitional Housing Program | Read

4th Grader Asks For Donations To Barrier Free Living Instead Of Birthday Gifts | Read

DYCD Sexual Assault Awareness Month Youth Art Project | Read

The Uncomfortable Conversation | Read

Designing Accessible Resources For People With Disabilities And Deaf People | Read

Barrier Free Living’s Secret Garden Domestic Violence Program Offers Specialized Trauma Reprocessing Therapy | Read

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