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  • Battered Women's Shelter, Inc. dba The Haven Battered Women's Shelter, Inc. dba The Haven

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Mission Statement

The Haven is a non-profit organization which provides 24-hour emergency temporary shelter and services in South Georgia for victims of family violence and sexual assault with a
commitment to also serve non-English speaking victims. The Haven serves the immediate primary needs of the clients including food, clothing, legal advocacy, mental health assistance, and referral for medical care. The Haven interfaces with local, state, and national resources, provides transitional assistance along with the re-education of the victim and family in order to promote a nonviolent lifestyle and educates all aspects of the local community regarding family violence and sexual assault.

Description

The Haven is an emergency safe shelter for victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault. In addition to safe shelter the Haven offers:

  • crisis intervention
  • case management
  • household establishment
  • support meetings
  • legal advocacy
  • court advocacy
  • community wide referrals
  • domestic violence education
  • parenting skills
  • stress management
  • life skills
  • anger management

Our service area includes Atkinson, Berrien, Brooks, Clinch, Colquitt, Cook, Echols, Lanier and Lowndes counties.

Website

http://www.valdostahaven.org

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