Survivor Start Up Program

Survivors fleeing domestic violence, often leave with literally just the clothes on their back. The Survivor Start Up Program addresses unmet needs such as essential furnishings, childcare, transportation, and employment. 

Daya provides a Client Starter Kit to support survivors as they transition to independent living. Each Starter Kit includes:

Bedroom

  • ​Mattress and simple bed frame for survivors and their children* (full, twin, or bunk)

  • Sheets*

  • Pillows

  • Blanket/Comforter

Bathroom

  • Shower curtain and rings

  • Set of  new towels

  • Essential Toiletries 

  • Shampoo/Conditioner

  • Toothbrush/toothpaste

  • Soap

  • Toilet Paper

  • Feminine hygiene products

Kitchen

  • Set of plates/bowls

  • Set of utensils

  • Set of pots/pans

  • Dishsoap

  • Sponges

  • Paper towels

  • All purpose spray cleaner

If you are interested in donating any new or "like new" items included in the Starter Kit, please contact Srushti at srushti@dayahouston.org. For safety and health reasons mattresses, sheets, and towels must be new and unused.

 

 

Unfortunately, donation pick up is not available and Daya only accepts donations listed above. Monetary donations are welcomed to support the costs of the items in the starter kit or other Survivor Start Up Program Costs including childcare, transportation for ongoing mental health services, and urgent medical needs.

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