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Domestic Violence Resources 


  • National Domestic Violence Hotline - 1 800 799 SAFE (7233)
  • Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence Hotline - 1 (800) 334-2836
  • Partnership Against Domestic Violence (PADV) - PADV Crisis Line: (404) 873-1766
  • National Domestic Violence Crisis Lines - Georgia: 1-800-33-HAVEN (42836) - Outside of Georgia: 1-800-621-HOPE (4673)
  • National Runaway Safeline (NRS) - 24hr Hotline: 1-800-RUNAWAY (1-800-786-2929)
  • LiveSafe Resources -24-Hour Crisis Line: 770.427.3390. - Hearing impaired TTY: 425.258.7081
  • Project Safe -Hotline: (706) 543-3331 - Textline: (706) 765-8019
  • Women's Resource Center to End Domestic Violence Hotline - (404) 688-9436

Informational Websites

  • National Domestic Violence Hotline -
  • Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence - Website:
  • Partnership Against Domestic Violence (PADV) -
  • Criminal Justice Coordinating Council -
  • National Runaway Safeline (NRS) -
  • LiveSafe Resources -
  • Georgia Commision on Family Violence (GCFV) -
  • NO MORE -
  • Women's Resource Center to End Domestic Violence - Website:
  • Tapestri Refugee & Immigrant Coalition - Website:
  • Travelers Aid of Metropolitan Atlanta - Website:
  • Project Safe -

Counseling/Group Therapy

  • Atlanta Domestic Violence Therapy - (770) 513-8988 - 190 Camden Hill Rd, Suite A Lawrenceville, GA 30046
  • LiveSafe Resources - - Counseling: 770.423.3595
  • CDC Division of Violence Prevention -
  • WRCDV - Women's Support Groups - - 404-370-7670

Legal Services

  • Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation (AVLF) - - 404-521-0790
  • Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc. - - 404-524-5811
  • Partnership Against Domestic Violence - Legal Advocacy for Women - - 404-870-9600
  • WRCDV - Advanced Legal Advocacy - - 404-370-7670
  • Georgia Legal Services Program - - 800-498-9469

Emergency Shelters/Safehouses

Battered Women's Shelter (The Haven)

PO Box 5382 Valdosta, Georgia 31603-5382

229-244-1765 (Crisis)

229-241-7047 (Admin)

Executive Director: Michelle Girtman

Counties Served: Colquitt, Cook, Berrien, Atkinson, Brooks, Lowndes, Lanier, Echols, Clinch

Camden Community Crisis Center (Camden House)

PO Box 5159 St Marys, Georgia 31558-5159

912-882-7858 (Crisis)

912-882-7858 (Admin)

Executive Director: Marcie Montgomery

Counties Served: Charlton, Camden

Carroll County Emergency Shelter

PO Box 2192 Carrollton, Georgia 30112-7304

770-834-1141 (Crisis)

770-834-9178 (Admin)

Executive Director: Martha Boyce

Counties Served: Carroll, Haralson, Heard, Coweta, Meriwether

Center for Pan Asian Community Services

3510 Shallowford Road NE Atlanta, GA 30341

770-936-0969 (Fulton)

770-232-5200 (Gwinnett)

Executive Director: Alnory Gutlay

Counties Served: Gwinnett, Fulton, DeKalb, Cobb

Cherokee Family Violence Center

PO Box 489 Canton, Georgia 30169-0489

770-479-1703 (Crisis)

770-720-7050 (Spanish Crisis)

770-479-1804 (Admin)

Executive Director: Meg Rogers

Counties Served: Cherokee

Christian League for Battered Women (Tranquility House)

PO Box1383 Cartersville, Georgia 30120-1383

770-386-8779 (Crisis)

770-386-8093 (Admin)

Executive Director: Teresa Millsaps

Counties Served: Bartow

Circle of Love Center

PO Box 641 Greensboro, Georgia 30642-0642

706-453-4017 (Crisis)

706-453-7135 (Admin)

Executive Director: Kimberly Bennett

Counties Served: Greene, Morgan, Putnam, Hancock, Baldwin

Clayton County Association Against Domestic Violence (Securus House)

PO Box 870386 Morrow, Georgia 30287-0386

770-961-7233 (Crisis)

770-960-7153 (Admin)

Executive Director: Patricia Altemus

Counties Served: Clayton

Colquitt County Serenity House

P.O. Box 14 Moultrie, GA 31776

229-890-7233 (Crisis)

229-782-5394 (Admin)

Executive Director: Haley Clark

Counties Served: Colquitt

Columbus Alliance for Battered Women (Hope Harbour)

PO Box 4182 Columbus, Georgia 31914-4182

706-324-3850 (Crisis)

706-256-0237 (Admin)

Executive Director: Lindsey Reis

Counties Served: Muscogee, Chattahoochee, Marion, Taylor, Talbot, Harris

Crisis Line & Safe House of Central Georgia

915 Hill Park Suite 100-C Macon, GA 31201

478-745-9292 (Admin/Crisis)

Executive Director: Dee Simms

Counties Served: Crawford, Monroe, Bibb, Jones, Twiggs

Fight Abuse In The Home (FAITH)

PO Box 1964 Clayton, Georgia 30525-0050

888-782-1338 (Crisis)

706-782-1003 (Admin)

Executive Director: Caroline Wallis

Counties Served: Rabun

Family Crisis Center of Walker, Dade, Catoosa, & Chattooga Counties

PO Box 252 Lafayette, Georgia 30728-0252

706-375-7630 (Crisis)

706-375-7180 (Admin)

Interim Executive Director: Tracy Winget

Counties Served: Walker, Dade, Catoosa, Chattooga

Fayette County Council on Domestic Violence (Promise Place)

PO Box 854 Fayetteville, Georgia 30214

770-460-1604 (Crisis)

770-461-3839 (Admin)

Executive Director: Vanessa Wilkins

Counties Served: Fayette, Spalding, Pike, Upson

Fayette County Council on Domestic Violence (Promise Place)

PO Box 854 Fayetteville, Georgia 30214

770-460-1604 (Crisis)

770-461-3839 (Admin)

Executive Director: Vanessa Wilkins

Counties Served: Fayette, Spalding, Pike, Upson

Forsyth County Family Haven

PO Box 1160 Cumming, Georgia 30028

770-887-1121 (Crisis)

770-889-6384 (Admin)

Interim Executive Director: Amy Barfield

Counties Served: Forsyth

Georgia Mountain Women's Center (Circle of Hope)

PO Box 833 Cornelia, Georgia 30531-0833

706-776-4673 (Crisis)

706-776-3406 (Admin)

Executive Director: Suzanne Dow

Counties Served: White, Habersham, Stephens

Gateway House PO Box 2962 Gainesville, Georgia 30503-2962

770-536-5860 (Crisis)

770-539-9080 (Admin)

Executive Director: Jessica Butler

Counties Served: Hall

Glynn Community Crisis Center (Amity House)

PO Box 278 Brunswick, Georgia 31521-0278

912-264-4357 (Crisis)

912-264-1348 (Admin)

Executive Director: Dottie Bromley

Counties Served: McIntosh, Glynn

Halcyon Home for Battered Women

PO Box 1838 Thomasville, Georgia 31799-1838

229-226-6666 (Crisis)

229-226-6682 (Admin)

Executive Director: Deborah Murray

Counties Served: Seminole, Decatur, Grady, Thomas, Mitchell

Harmony House Domestic Violence Shelter

PO Box 2925 LaGrange, Georgia 30241

706-885-1525 (Crisis)

706-882-4173 (Admin)

Executive Director: Michele Bedingfield

Counties Served: Troup

Hospitality House for Women

PO Box 5163 Rome, Georgia 30162-6163

706-235-4673 (Crisis)

706-235-4608 (Admin)

Executive Director: Malinda Kogerman

Counties Served: Floyd

International Women's House (IWH)

PO Box 1327 Decatur, Georgia 30031-1327

770-413-5557 (Crisis)

678-476-9085 (Admin)

Executive Director: Anna Blau

Counties Served: Dekalb

Liberty House of Albany

PO Box 2046 Albany, Georgia 31702-2046

229-439-7065 (Crisis)

229-439-7094 (Admin)

Executive Director: Diane Rogers

Counties Served: Stewart, Quitman, Webster, Schley, Macon, Sumter, Dooly, Crisp, Clay, Randolph, Terrell, Lee, Calhoun, Dougherty, Early, Baker, Miller

liveSAFE Resources

48 Henderson Street Marietta, Georgia 30064-3208

770-427-3390 (Crisis)

770-427-2902 (Admin)

Executive Director: Tracey Atwater

Counties Served: Cobb

Northeast Georgia Council on Domestic Violence (Heart Haven)

PO Box 814 Hartwell, Georgia 30643

706-376-7111 (Crisis)

706-377-4141 (Admin)

Executive Director: Katherine Reusing

Counties Served: Franklin, Elbert, Hart

NOA's Ark (No One Alone)

PO Box 685 Dahlonega, Georgia 30533-0012

706-864-1986 (Crisis)

706-344-3853 (Admin)

Executive Director: Cara Ledford

Counties Served: Lumpkin, Dawson

North Georgia Mountain Crisis Network

PO Box 1249 Blue Ridge, Georgia 30513-0022

706-632-8400 (Crisis)

706-632-9024 (Admin)

Executive Director: Kim O'Neal

Counties Served: Fannin, Gilmer, Pickens

Northwest Georgia Family Crisis Center

PO Box 554 Dalton, Georgia 30722-0554

706-278-5586 (Crisis)

706-278-6595 (Admin)

Executive Director: Katora Printup

Counties Served: Whitfield, Gordon, Murray

Partnership Against Domestic Violence (PADV)- Fulton County

PO Box 170225 Atlanta, Georgia 30317

404-873-1766 (Crisis)

404-870-9600 (Admin)

Executive Director: Nancy Friauf

Counties Served: Fulton

Partnership Against Domestic Violence (PADV)- Gwinnett County

PO Box 170225 Atlanta, Georgia 30317

770-339-9160 (Crisis)

404-870-9600 (Admin)

Executive Director: Nancy Friauf

Counties Served: Gwinnett

Peace Place

PO Box 948 Winder, Georgia 30680-0948

770-586-0927 (Crisis)

770-307-3633 (Admin)

Executive Director: Traci Bledsoe

Counties Served: Barrow, Jackson, Banks

Polk County Women's Shelter (Our House)

PO Box1647 Cedartown, Georgia 30125

770-749-9330 (Crisis)

770-748-2300 (Admin)

Executive Director: Kelsei Pullin

Counties Served: Polk

Project ReNeWal Domestic Violence Intervention Project

PO Box 1205 Conyers, Georgia 30012-1205

770-860-1666 (Crisis)

770-860-9770 (Admin)

Executive Director: Vickie Stevenson

Counties Served: Rockdale, Newton, Walton

Project Safe

PO Box 7532 Athens, Georgia 30604-7532

706-543-3331 (Crisis)

706-549-0922 (Admin)

Executive Director: Joan Prittie

Counties Served: Clarke, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Madison

S.H.A.R.E. House

PO Box 723 Douglasville, Georgia 30133-0723

770-489-7513 (Crisis)

770-949-0626 (Admin)

Executive Director: Teresa Smith

Counties Served: Douglas, Paulding

Safe Homes of Augusta

PO Box 3187 Augusta, Georgia 30914-3187

706-736-2499 (Crisis)

706-736-2499 (Admin)

Executive Director: Aimee Hall

Counties Served: Wilkes, Lincoln, Taliaferro, Warren, McDuffie, Columbia, Glascock, Jefferson, Richmond, Burke

Savannah Area Family Emergency Shelter (Safe Shelter)

PO Box 61119 Savannah, Georgia 31420-1119

912-629-8888 (Crisis)

912-629-8888 (Admin)

Executive Director: Cheryl Branch

Counties Served: Chatham

Support in Abusive Family Emergencies (SAFE)

PO Box 11 Blairsville, Georgia 30514-0011

706-379-3000 (Crisis)

706-379-1901 (Admin)

Executive Director: Molly Cousin

Counties Served: Towns, Union

The Refuge Domestic Violence Shelter

PO Box 853 Vidalia, Georgia 30475

912-538-9935 (Crisis)

912-538-9936 (Admin)

Executive Director: Betty Dell Williams

Counties Served: Emanuel, Treutlen, Wheeler, Montgomery, Toombs

The Salvation Army Safe House

PO Box 2408 Warner Robins, Georgia 31099-2408

478-923-6294 (Crisis)

478-923-2348 (Admin)

Executive Director: Jacqueline Herrera

Counties Served: Peach, Houston, Pulaski

Tifton Judicial Circuit Shelter (Ruth's Cottage)

PO Box 2727 Tifton, Georgia 31793

229-388-1541 (Crisis)

229-387-9697 (Admin)

229-387-9663 (Admin)

Executive Director: Nancy Bryan

Counties Served: Worth, Turner, Tift, Ben Hill, Irwin

TriCounty Protective Agency

PO Box 1937 Hinesville, Georgia 31310-8937


912-368-8668 (Admin)

Executive Director: Cynthia Clancy

Counties Served: Tattnall, Evans, Bryan, Liberty, Long

Waycross Area Shelter for Abused Women & Children (Magnolia House)

PO Box 1824 Waycross, Georgia 31502-1824

912-285-5850 (Crisis)

912-285-5840 (Admin)

Executive Director: Michelle Girtman

Counties Served: Coffee, Bacon, Ware, Pierce, Brantley

Wayne County Protective Agency (Fair Haven)

PO Box 1153 Jesup, Georgia 31598-1153

912-588-9999 (Crisis)

912-588-0382 (Admin)

Executive Director: Dana Mathias

Counties Served: Jeff Davis, Appling, Wayne

Women In Need of God's Shelter (WINGS)

PO Box 8277 Dublin, Georgia 31040-8277

478-272-8000 (Crisis)

478-272-5880 (Admin)

Executive Director: Heather Mullis

Counties Served: Wilkinson, Johnson, Bleckley, Laurens, Dodge, Wilcox, Telfair

Women's Resource Center to End Domestic Violence (Women Moving On)

PO Box 171 Decatur, Georgia 30031-0171

404-688-9436 (Crisis)

404-370-7670 (Admin)

Executive Director: Jean Douglas

Counties Served: Dekalb

Food Banks/Soup Kitchens/Food Pantries

Georgia Food Bank Association

Atlanta Community Food Bank

3400 N Desert Dr

Atlanta, GA 30344


Atlanta, Georgia Food Pantries

Additional Resources

Caminar Latino

Description: comprehensive domestic violence intervention program for Latino families


MACOSH Healing Network, Inc.

Description: holistic, culturally specific resources and for crime victims and survivors of domestic violence in African American communities

404-916-3796 (Main Line)

Raksha, Inc.

Description: confidential support services, education, and advocacy for the South Asian community


SW GA Victims Assistance Alliance

Description: resources, services and education for the Southwestern Judicial Circuit

229-331-0315 (Main Line)


Description: resources for the immediate and long-term needs of battered women and their children


Ahimsa House

Description: shelter and aid to animals caught in the cycle of domestic violence

24 Hour Crisis Line: 404-452-6248

Administrative Line: 404-496-4038

Mailing Address: Ahimsa House, PO Box 2173, Tucker, GA 30085

Fax: 404-671-8599


Men Stopping Violence

Description: training and consultation services for individuals, groups and organizations, batterer intervention program, and a mentor internship program for young men

2785 Lawrenceville Highway, Suite 112, Decatur, Georgia 30033


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