Casa Acogida (Shelter) is a shelter for women and children escaping domestic abuse and in need of a safe secure home for a few weeks or months. An outreach our partner Hogar de Cristo the Casa has about 10 families living in it at any given time, including 25-30 children.  The women participate in different workshops gaining new skills and building self-esteem.  Two RdC volunteers serve at the shelter tutoring the children, running various activities for the clients, and providing a pastoral presence.