- Support Services
24 HOUR CRISIS HOTLINE: 706.736.2499
If you are, or feel you could be, involved in a domestic violence situation, we URGE you to contact us. 24 Hour Crisis Hotline: 1-800-33-HAVEN (1-800-334-2836) 1-800-799-SAFE (1-800-799-7233) If you are in danger, dial 911
SafeHomes is committed to ending domestic violence through advocacy, awareness and education. We understand the need for each client to be treated with respect, dignity and understanding, and have an array of highly-specialized and comprehensive services to assist victims, regardless of the stage they are at on their journey. All services are completely free and completely confidential.
As one of 46 state-certified domestic violence centers in Georgia, we provide services to victims throughout the East Central Georgia region of Burke, Columbia, Glascock, Jefferson, Lincoln, McDuffie, Richmond, Taliaferro, Warren and Wilkes counties.
The mission of SafeHomes is to transform victims of domestic violence into survivors.
1979 - A coalition of women in Augusta formed to seek ways to assist other women who were victims of domestic violence.
1983 - The SafeHomes shelter opened. That year, 80 women were helped and in just 2 years, more than 500 women had been helped.
2014 - SafeHomes embarked on a $3 Million capital campaign to build a new facility.
2016 - The new 14,500-square-foot building opened.
Today - SafeHomes has become much more than just a shelter and impacts the lives of more than 2,000 individuals and their families each year. A program of directed and focused services for women, men and child