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Places that Help: Tennessee
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 town, city or county where the office is located – however, many offices serve multiple towns or 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.
Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Center
1423 Kensington Square Court
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 896-2012 Domestic Violence Crisis
(615) 494-9262 Sexual Assualt Crisis
(615) 896-7377 Office
The Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Center provides emergency shelter, 24 hour crisis line, counseling, sexual assault forensic exams and advocacy programs for domestic violence and sexual assault victims.
Partnership for Families, Children and Adults
Partnership’s Victim Support Services seek to stop the cycle of violence by providing the tools and resources for individuals and families to move forward after traumatic experiences such as sexual assault, domestic violence and human trafficking. Available services: safe shelter to victims of domestic violence, forensic medical exams for victims of sexual assault and human trafficking, emergency shelter for homeless families, long term housing options for single individuals, 24/7 crisis hotline, counseling, safety planning, community referrals, court advocacy, housing and employment services, bilingual services and case management.
24/7 american sign language emergency interpreting number (423) 697-3842
Contact 211 of Northeast Tennessee, Inc.
Contact 211 of Northeast Tennessee, Inc. provides direct phone line with volunteers that will assist you locating the services that are best suited to your unique needs. In situations such as: loneliness, abuse, depression, temporary financial assistance, medical direction, support group information, crisis intervention and homelessness.
Women Are Safe - Hickman
Women Are Safe provides emergency shelter, court advocacy, advocacy services for children, safety planning, community programs and support groups for victims of domestic violence. Serves residents in Humphreys, Dickson, Hickman, Perry, Lewis and all surrounding counties (even other states depending on the circumstances). A 24 hour crisis line available by calling (800) 470-1117.
Office Hours: Mon - Fri 8 AM to 4 PM
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