Included in this list are shelters and local programs that provide support, counseling, safety planning, and other services to victims of abuse. If you cannot get help from the organization nearest you, you might want to try calling one in a neighboring county. (If you find inaccurate contact information, please let us know at WomensLaw@nnedv.org.)
Liberty House of Albany
P.O. Box 2046
Albany, GA 31702
Hotline: (229) 439-7065 or (800) 334-2836 (24-hour Crisis Hotline)
Phone: (229) 439-7094
Fax: (229) 883-2635
Liberty House provides a 24-hour hotline as well as emergency housing for domestic violence victims, legal advocacy, support groups and referrals. They serve Dougherty, Baker, Early, Miller, Clay, Calhoun, Lee, Crisp, Dooly, Macon, Schley, Webster, Stewart, Quitman, Randolph, Terrell, and Sumter counties. Services are available in English and Spanish.
P.O. Box 7532
Athens, GA 30604
Hotline: (706) 543-3331 (24-hour Crisis Hotline)
Phone: (706) 549-0922
Phone: (706) 765-8019 (Teen Texting Hotline)
Project Safe is a non-profit organization working to end domestic violence by providing domestic violence victims a 24-hour hotline, an emergency shelter, pet sheltering, safety planning, legal and social service advocacy, emergency financial assistance, ongoing supportive services for survivors of domestic violence and their children, transitional housing services, community support groups and short term individual counseling. Project Safe primarily assists women and children from Athens and the surrounding area but can help domestic violence victims from all across Georgia.
P.O. Box 8181
Atlanta, GA 31106
Hotline: (404) 452-6248 (24-hour Crisis Hotline)
Phone: (404) 496-4038
Ahimsa House provides a 24-hour hotline, assistance to domestic violence victims, including pets in safety planning and protective orders, emergency safe housing and veterinary care for pets while their owners stay at a domestic violence shelter, and other services. These services are available anywhere in Georgia.
Northlake Office Park, 2305 Parklake Drive, Suite 150, Building 9, Atlanta, GA 30345
Atlanta, GA 30345
Phone: 678-222-3920 (Legal services intake line)
Fax: (404) 885-7477
Serving immigrants in Georgia with legal assistance, information and referral services, counseling services and case management assistance. Provides legal consultation for immigrant victims of domestic violence or human trafficking who are seeking a U visa, a T visa, or protection under the Violence Against Women Act. Legal services are offered through the Northlake Office and must be scheduled over the phone: the intake line is available Monday through Thursday between 8:00 AM and 12:00 noon.
Partnership Against Domestic Violence
P.O. BOX 170255
Atlanta, GA 30317
Hotline: 24-hour Fulton County Hotline: 404-873-1766
Phone: 24-hour Gwinnett County Hotline: 770-963-9799
Partnership Against Domestic Violence (PADV) is Georgia's largest nonprofit domestic violence organization, and provides a number of services for victims, including shelter, safety planning, and legal advocacy. PADV services are available in Fulton and Gwinnett counties. Some services are available to non-residents of the shelter.
Raksha: A Non-Profit Support Network for South Asians
P.O. Box 12337
Atlanta, GA 30355
Hotline: (404) 842-0725 (9am to 5pm)
Phone: (866) 725-7423 or (877) 672-5742 (Toll Free)
Phone: (404) 876-0670 (Office)
Fax: (404) 876-4525
Raksha addresses social issues within the South Asian community such as family and sexual violence and divorce, as well as issues concerning children, senior citizens and new immigrants. Raksha provides free and confidential support services such as crisis intervention, individual and family counseling, legal advocacy, support groups, and interpretation services. Raksha also runs a hotline, which is open Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm.
Shalom Bayit (Jewish Family and Career Services)
4549 Chamblee Dunwoody Road
Atlanta, GA 30338
Phone: (770) 677-9322
Shalom Bayit is a program offered through Jewish Family and Career Services that provides short and long-term assistance to those facing physical violence, or emotional or sexual abuse in their families or intimate relationships. Shalom Bayit offers support groups, individual counseling, crisis intervention, safety planning, and referrals for all people affected by abusive relationships.
Women's Resource Center to End Domestic Violence
P.O. Box 171
Atlanta, GA 30031
Hotline: (404) 688-9436 (24-hour Crisis Hotline)
Phone: (404) 370-7670
The Women's Resource Center to End Domestic Violence operates a safe house, a 24-hour domestic and dating violence hotline and provides legal advocacy, consultations with attorneys, domestic violence support groups, financial planning, and community education and advocacy services. Resources are available to residents and non-residents of the domestic violence safe house.
Safe Homes of Augusta
P.O. Box 3187
Augusta, GA 30914
Hotline: (706) 736-2499 (24-hour Crisis Hotline)
Phone: (706) 736-2499
SafeHomes Augusta provides services to victims throughout East Central Georgia, including Burke, Columbia, Glascock, Jefferson, Lincoln, McDuffie, Richmond, Taliaferro, Warren, and Wilkes Counties. Services provided by SafeHomes include a 24-Hour Crisis line, Emergency shelter, legal advocacy, support groups and counseling, life skills classes, parenting classes, residential aftercare, children's programs, teen dating violence intervention, and community education. SafeHomes provides services to both residents and non-residents of their emergency shelter.
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