Local Crisis Centers

 

Crisis Line and Safe House of Central Georgia, INC


Macon | (478) 745-9292

The mission of Crisis Line & Safe House of Central Georgia is to provide community crisis intervention as well as safe shelter, comprehensive support, and recovery services for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence, and to educate the community about the cycle of violence and its prevention.

Services Offered:

  • Crisis hotline that operates 24 hours a day
  • Bedside advocacy at local emergency departments during forensic examinations
  • Comfort kits (clothing, toiletries, information packets provided at hospital)
  • Support during follow up medical exams
  • Law enforcement/courtroom accompaniment for interviews and lineups
  • Assistance in filing for Crime Victim Compensation
  • Referrals to ongoing supportive counseling
  • Information and referrals for community resources Family/significant other support

Day League


Decatur | (404) 377-1428 | info@dayleague.org

Day League provides direct services, prevention education, and advocacy for youth and adult survivors of sexual assault, their families, and the community as a whole. Day League ensures survivors of sexual violence forge a new beginning, not only to survive their ordeal, but also to become strengthened by it.

 Services Offered:

  • Bilingual individual counseling
  • 24-hour crisis line
  • Hospital accompaniment
  • Support groups for both youth and adults
  • Legal accompaniment services
  • Prevention education
  • Reference library
  • Coordination of local service providers

Douglas County Task Force

Douglasville | (678) 715-1196 | dctaskforce@yahoo.com

The Douglas County Task Force is committed to eradicating domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and dating violence in our community. The goals of the task force are to prevent violence, protect survivors, and educate the community on domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and dating violence, and to hold perpetrators accountable.

Services Offered:

  • 24 hour support hotline
  • Hospital accompaniment
  • Court accompaniment
  • Support groups in English and Spanish
  • Legal advocacy
  • Temporary Protective Orders
  • Stalking Orders
  • Assistance with victim’s compensation
  • Community education

FAITH/Fight Abuse in the Home


Clayton | (888) 782-1338 | stopabuse@faith-inc.org

The mission of FAITH is to provide free and confidential services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse in Northeast Georgia. Programs include Power House Child Advocacy Center, Domestic Violence and Shelter Services, and thrift store.

Services offered:

  • 24-hour emergency shelter
  • 24-hour toll-free crisis hotline
  • food, clothing and transportation
  • Personal, legal and law enforcement advocacy
  • Therapy
  • Job and parenting skills training
  • Community education
  • Professionally-led support groups for women & children
  • Medical accompaniment
  • Children’s programs

Gwinnett Sexual Assault Center, Inc


Duluth | (770) 476-7407 | aburdges@gsac-cac.org

GSAC-CAC is one of few nationally recognized centers where sexual assault/ child sexual abuse victims and families can receive all of the services they need in one location, 24-hours a day. Since 1986, over 37,000 victims have received the expert care offered by GSAC-CAC.

Services Offered:

  • 24-hour crisis-line
  • 24-hour forensic-medical evidentiary examination/ assessment and evidence collection
  • Crisis intervention
  • Personal/ family and legal advocacy
  • Accompaniment services for medical follow-up, interviews, and court

Harmony House Domestic Violence Shelter, Inc

LaGrange | (706) 885-1525 | breakthecycle@harmonyhousega.org

Harmony House is a state of Georgia certified emergency shelter servicing victims of domestic violence and has been in operation since February, 2005. Our key programs are designed to support residential clients (victims that seek emergency shelter) and outreach clients (victims that do not want or need emergency shelter, but who are in need of program services.)

Services offered:

  • Safe shelter and transportation
  • Safety planning
  • Parenting education and support
  • Counseling/support
  • Children’s, legal and social service advocacy
  • Follow-up

HODAC, Inc

Warner Robins | (800) 338-6745 | bcalloway@hodac.org

Our mission is to extend a helping hand to make a difference in the lives we touch in Georgia, through education, advocacy, prevention, and intervention.

 

North GA Mountain Crisis Network – Blue Ridge


Blue Ridge | (706) 632-8400 | crisisshelter@etcmail.com

The North Georgia Mountain Crisis Network, Inc. is a non-profit, non-denominational, charitable organization for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. The North Georgia Mountain Crisis Network, Inc.’s (NGMCN) mission is to provide safe shelter and support services for all survivors of domestic violence, their children, and survivors of sexual assault; promote community awareness and education to help prevent and break the cycle of violence; provide an environment of encouragement, compassion, and support for all survivors.

Services offered:

  • 24-hour crisis hotline
  • Case management
  • Children’s services
  • Social service advocacy
  • Parenting support
  • Forensic medical exam support
  • counseling
  • Legal advocacy/court accompaniment
  • Victim’s compensation filing
  • Follow-up support

 

Piedmont Rape Crisis Center


Hoschton | (770) 586-5423 Crisis | piedmontrapecrisiscenter@yahoo.com

The Piedmont Rape Crisis Center aims to end sexual assault through empowering adult sexual assault victims into survivors through advocacy, support, community awareness, and education in Barrow, Jackson, and Banks Counties.

Services offered:

  • 24-hour crisis hotline
  • Reporting options
  • Forensic exam accompaniment
  • Exam access
  • Legal advocacy
  • Crime victims compensation assistance
  • Prevention and education services
  • Therapeutic counseling assistance
  • Information, resources and referrals

 

Rape Crisis Center of the Coastal Empire, Inc


Savannah | (912) 233-7273 | advocate@rccsav.org

The mission of the Rape Crisis Center is to provide support and information to victims of rape and child sexual abuse and their families. We provide community education and sexual assault prevention programs for all ages.

Services offered:

  • Telephone counseling
  • Victim advocacy
  • Hospital treatment
  • Court assistance
  • Prevention programs
  • Self defense
  • Third party reporting

 

Rape Response


 

Gainesville | (800) 721-1999 | jeanne@raperesponse.com

Rape Response serves as a system of support, advocacy, and education, providing services to the community and male and female survivors of sexual assault (age 13 and older) while safeguarding the dignity of each person served.

Services offered:

  • 24-hour crisis line
  • Medical accompaniment
  • Crisis intervention
  • Judicial accompaniment and support
  • Professional training
  • Community education
  • Prevention education

 

Safe Harbor Children’s Advocacy Center & Connie Smith Rape Crisis Center


Brunswick | (912) 222-5507 | shaw@safeharborcenterinc.org


To facilitate healing for victims of sexual assault and their families through on-going crisis intervention services; to promote community awareness of the Center’s services; to educate our students and community about the nature of sexual assault; and, to foster strong partnerships with all agencies involved in dealing with sexual assault.

Services offered:

  • 24-hour crisis hotline/helpline
  • 24-hour hospital accompaniment
  • On-site exams
  • Criminal justice advocacy
  • One-on-one crisis intervention
  • Support groups and counseling
  • Court accompaniment and legal assistance
  • Information and referrals

 

Sexual Assault Support Center, Inc


Columbus | (706) 571-6010 | crccenter@aol.com

The Sexual Assault Support Center, formerly known as Columbus Rape Crisis, was established in 1981 by a group of community members committed to providing services to sexual assault victims and their family members. The center services Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit, which is comprised of Chattahoochee, Harris, Marion, Muscogee, Talbot, and Taylor counties. However, anyone in need of services will not be turned away.

 

Services offered:

  • 24-hour confidential local hotline
  • Medical and legal accompaniment
  • Court support
  • Victim compensation assistance
  • Counseling referrals
  • Support group
  • Prevention education
  • Community awareness and training
  • College campus presentations

 

Sexual Assault Victim’s Advocacy Center


Ft Oglethorpe | (706) 419-8775

Our mission is to facilitate healing for victims of sexual assault and their families through on-going crisis intervention services; to promote community awareness of the Center’s services; to educate our students and community about the nature of sexual assault; and, to foster strong partnerships with all agencies involved in dealing with sexual assault.

Services offered:

  • 24-Hour Crisis Hotline/Helpline
  • 24-Hour Hospital Accompaniment
  • On-Site Exams at the Sexual Assault Center
  • One-on-One Crisis Intervention
  • Support Group/Counseling Referrals
  • Criminal Justice Advocacy
  • Information and Referral
  • Court Accompaniment

 

Southern Crescent Sexual Assault Center


Jonesboro | (770) 477-2177 | support@scsac.org

The mission of Southern Crescent Sexual Assault and Child Advocacy Center is to provide a collaborative, coordinated, community response in an effort to reduce the incidence of child maltreatment and sexual violence through prevention, intervention, and education.

Services offered:

  • 24-hour crisis line
  • Forensic medical evaluations
  • Forensic interviews
  • Victim advocacy
  • Counseling
  • Education and outreach

 

Statesboro Regional Sexual Assault Center


Statesboro | (866) 489-2225 | srsac@frontiernet.net

SRSAC provides emotional support and advocacy for individuals who have been sexually assaulted. We’re a part of the Statesboro area’s Sexual Assault Response Team which includes law enforcement, the prosecutor, the advocate, and the Forensic Nurse Examiners. Education, Awareness, and Prevention services are also provided.


The Cottage


Athens | (706) 353-1912 

The Cottage, Sexual Assault Center & Children’s Advocacy Center raises awareness and facilitates the healing of individuals, families and communities affected by sexual violence and child abuse.

Services offered:

  • 24-hour crisis and information hotline
  • Crisis counseling
  • Medical advocacy
  • Legal advocacy
  • Counseling referrals
  • Support for secondary survivors

 

The Haven


Valdosta | (229) 244-1765

The Haven is a local non-profit agency that provides emergency temporary shelter and services to victims of family violence and sexual assault. The Haven is dual-programmed and has two emergency facilities: The Battered Women’s Shelter, which serves victims of family violence, and the Rape Crisis Center, which serves victims of sexual assault.

 

The Lily Pad, Inc


Albany | (229) 435-0074 | info@lilypadcenter.com

The Lily Pad SANE Center is an umbrella organization that houses the Firefly House Children’s Advocacy Center, the Boren Center for Sexual Violence, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Program, Parents Accessing Visitation and Education Services (PAVES), and System of Care Dougherty.


West Georgia Prevention & Advocacy Resource Center


Carrollton | (770) 834-7273 | wgrccdirector@gmail.com

The West Georgia Prevention & Advocacy Resource Center strives to end sexual violence in our community through prevention and awareness. We provide direct service to survivors of sexual assault, their families and their friends.


WINGS/Women in Need of God’s Shelter, Inc


Dublin | (478) 272-8000 | wingsed@bellsouth.net

WINGS is a state-certified family violence and sexual assault intervention program that provides a range of services, including a twenty-four hour crisis line, emergency shelter, legal advocacy, weekly support groups, and monthly family activities for our primarily rural seven-county service area (Laurens, Bleckley, Dodge, Johnson, Telfair, Wilcox, Wilkinson.)

Services offered:

  • 24-hour help line
  • Temporary emergency shelter
  • Safety planning

 

YWCA of NW GA


Marietta | (770) 427-3390

Founded in 1917, liveSAFE Resources (formerly the YWCA of Northwest Georgia) is committed to providing safety and healing to those impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault and elder abuse within our community. We provide emergency shelter, transitional housing, counseling, legal advocacy, a 24-hour crisis line and many other services to empower those we serve to rebuild their lives.

Services offered:

  • Domestic Violence Emergency Shelter
  • Domestic violence housing
  • Sexual assault program
  • Elder abuse programs
  • Counseling
  • Temporary protective orders