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Places that Help: Florida
This page has contact information for programs that offer help/referrals to victims of abuse throughout the state. If you plan to contact a program via email, please review our Safety when using email page first.
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Please note that we list the organizations by the county where the office is located – however, many offices serve multiple counties. You can click the “View All” to look through the complete list of organizations. If you are looking for an attorney to represent you in court or to give you legal advice about your situation, go to our Finding a Lawyer page instead.
Alachua Victim Services & Rape Crisis Center
218 Southeast 24th Street
Gainesville, FL 32641
Alachua Victim Services & Rape Crisis Center provides services to all survivors of interpersonal violence, sexual violence, and personal injury crimes, including LGBTQ victims. Services include a 24-hour hotline, immediate outreach to rape and sexual battery victims, face to face and telephone counseling, support groups, accompaniment through criminal justice proceedings, transportation to court proceedings and other appointments related to victimization, assistance with protective injunctions, emergency assistance with urgent special needs, referral services and free and confidential HIV testing. Alachua Victims Services Center serves Alachua, Bradford, and Union Counties.
2100 Northwest 53rd Street
Gainesville, FL 32653
(800) 500-1119 or (352) 377-8255
Peaceful Paths provides services to victims of domestic violence. Services include a 24-hour hotline, an emergency shelter, support groups, legal advocacy, child & youth programs, violence prevention education, and economic empowerment trainings. Peaceful Paths serves Alachua, Bradford, and Union Counties.
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