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HISTORY

Our Agency is a 501(c) 3 non-profit, State Certified Domestic Violence Shelter. The shelter received the 501(c) 3 designation in March of 1986 after operating for a few years.

 

did you know?

  1. During 2020 Georgia had 136 known family violence-related fatalities

  2. Georgia ranks 22nd in the Nation for its rate of women killed by men in domestic violence incidents

  3. In 2019 there were 29,060 Temporary Protective Orders issued

  4. There were 44,475 family violence incidents reported to law enforcement in 2018.

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OUR AGENCY SERVES 5 COUNTIES

  1. Carroll

  2. Heard

  3. Haralson

  4. Meriwether

  5. Coweta

2021 SERVICE NUMBERS

  1. Crisis Calls: 1,376 calls from 1,185 callers

  2. Safe Shelter: 91 Adults, 153 Children—5,430 bednights

  3. Non-Residential Services: 120 Adults and children

  4. Legal Advocacy: 511 Adults and children

  5. Transitional Housing: 8 adults, 25 children—6,589 bednights

 

SERVICES

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SHELTER

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LEGAL ADVOCACY

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SUPPORT GROUPS

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OUTREACH

Shelter

programs provided

01

We offer safe shelter to survivors and their children fleeing domestic violence

02

While in the shelter, survivors and children are provided 3 meals and 3 snacks per day- all necessities including toiletries and clothing are provided.

03

Case planning/management

04

Domestic violence support groups

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Parenting classes

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Financial management classes

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Life-skill classes

ADMINISTRATIve

programs provided

01

Temporary Protective Orders

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Transitional Housing

03

Financial assistance for Survivors of Domestic Violence *Funding varies, no guarantees.

If you have any questionS concerning the procedure on obtaining a Temporary Protective Order:

Coweta and Meriwether County