Places that Help: Georgia
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. (Have a suggestion or correction? Contact us!)
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.
Peace Place offers an emergency shelter, transitional and scattered site housing, outreach and legal advocacy, safety planning, educational presentations, and children's services. They offer services in Banks, Barrow, and Jackson counties.
Tranquility House - Christian League for Battered Women
(770) 386-8779 (24-hour Crisis Hotline)
Christian League for Battered Women operates a 24-hour emergency shelter and 24-hour crisis line. They also provide referral services to social agencies, legal advocacy and referrals, medical assistance resources, peer counseling, children's programs, and community education services. Services are available to women and children who are victims of domestic violence.
Crisis Line & Safe House of Central Georgia, Inc.
(478) 745-9292 (24-hour Crisis Hotline)
Crisis Line and Safe House provides a 24-hour crisis hotline, an emergency shelter, bedside advocacy program at the emergency room during forensic examination, comfort kits, referral services and support during follow up medical examinations. Services are provided to sexual assault and domestic violence victims in Central Georgia.
Safe Haven (Citizens Against Violence, Inc.)
(800) 334-2836 (24-hour Crisis Hotline)
(912) 764-4605 (Local Phone)
Safe Haven provides a 24-hour crisis hotline, emergency shelter, legal advocacy, a transitional housing program, case management services, parenting classes, transportation and childcare. They serve Bulloch, Candler, Effingham, Jenkins, Screven, and Washington Counties. They provide services to both residents of the shelter and outreach services to non-residents.
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