Places that Help: Georgia
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.
Halcyon Home for Battered Women
(800) 284-9980, (229) 226-6666
Halcyon Home for Battered Women provides 24-hour crisis intervention, referrals by phone, follow-up contact and services, criminal justice support, group treatment, emergency financial aid, crisis hotline, personal advocacy, 24-hour safe shelter, life skills and personal development training, household establishment assistance, emergency legal and courthouse advocacy, sexual assault crisis intervention and support and daycare (in shelter). They serve Thomas, Grady, Decatur, Seminole and Mitchell counties.
Ruth’s Cottage provides an emergency shelter, support and education groups, relocation assistance, individual and group support, legal advocacy assisting in temporary protective orders and stalking orders, as well as referrals to other specialized services. They provide services to Tift, Turner, Irwin, Ben Hill and Worth counties. Services are available to shelter residents as well as on an outreach basis to non-residents.
The Refuge Domestic Violence Shelter
(912) 538-9935 (Local Crisis Hotline) (866) 873-3843 (Statewide 24-hour Crisis Hotline)
The Refuge provides a 24-hour crisis hotline, a domestic violence shelter, legal advocacy, support groups and child advocacy. They serve Toombs, Montgomery, Treutlen, Wheeler and Emanuel counties.
(706) 885-1525 (24-hour Crisis Hotline)
(706) 885-1526 (Administration)
Harmony House provides a 24-hour hotline, crisis intervention, an emergency shelter, safety planning, case management, legal advocacy, social service advocacy, children’s advocacy, counseling and support group and assistance with medical, transportation, employment, and housing needs. Services are provided to both clients who are residential (residing in the shelter) and outreach (victims that do not want or need emergency shelter but still want services).
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