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?
During 2020 Georgia had 136 known family violence-related fatalities
Georgia ranks 22nd in the Nation for its rate of women killed by men in domestic violence incidents
In 2019 there were 29,060 Temporary Protective Orders issued
There were 44,475 family violence incidents reported to law enforcement in 2018.
OUR AGENCY SERVES 5 COUNTIES
2022 SERVICE NUMBERS
Crisis Calls: 1,567 (1,315 Callers)
Safe Shelter: 194 Total, 95 Adults, 99 Children, 6,543 Bednights
Non-Residential Services: 100 Adults & Children
Legal Advocacy: 768 Total, 576 Adults, 192 Children, 13,080 Services
Transitional Housing: 26 Total, 8 Adults, 18 Children, 8,221 Bednights
Total 2022 Services: 79,105
Total 2021 Services: 51,094
We offer safe shelter to survivors and their children fleeing domestic violence
While in the shelter, survivors and children are provided 3 meals and 3 snacks per day- all necessities including toiletries and clothing are provided.
Domestic violence support groups
Financial management classes