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To provide services to minister to the needs of the four points of the family - mother, father, child and family unit - involved in domestic violence and to thereby stop domestic violence.
Four Points, Inc. is a private nonprofit social services agency providing services to the Walker, Dade, Catoosa, and Chattooga Counties area in Northwest Georgia as well as to those in Southeast Tennessee in Hamilton and surrounding counties. The agency provides three services that are related to the justice system: Supervised Visitation, TransParenting seminar and the coordination of the Safety Audit/Fatality Review Team for the Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit Domestic Violence Task Force.
by LORI D. from LAFAYETTE, GA
I found Four Points while working as a paralegal in the local Judicial Circuit. I was so impressed at their involvement with our clients, the true family advocacy viewpoint they brought, I pursued opportunities with them. I started out volunteering with facility upkeep and however else I could help. I then went on to serve on the Board of Directors for 3 years as a victim's voice, being a Domestic Violence survivor myself. This organization is unparalled in our area, they are true advocates for the voiceless children and abused, without prejudice. As with most nonprofits, the goal is assistance to those in need, but with Four Points, the reward is knowing you've not only helped someone, but also provided them with the tools to build a better life. In a society plagued with drug abuse and violence, any group that reaches out to change the future is worth every second. My time with Four Points will always be, for me, one of the best things I've done in this lifetime.