Domestic Violence


Liberty House

Counseling and support groups, referrals for medical and legal assistance, assistance in filing temporary protective orders, Victim Compensation assistance, legal advocacy, personal advocacy, financial assistance, relocation assistance, in-home family advocacy. Speaker’s bureau for domestic violence education and prevention information, emotional support and referrals for secondary victims (i.e., family members, children, etc.).

Service Area(s): Baker Calhoun Clay Crisp Dooly Dougherty Early Lee Macon Miller Quitman Rolph Schley Stewart Sumter Terrell Webster

Prevent Child Abuse: Middle Flint Region, Inc.

Education and parent support programs, annual luncheon/breakfast, Child Abuse Prevention Month, video library which provides parenting education, pinwheels for prevention, poster contest

Service Area(s): Cordele Sumter

The Lighthouse Children’s Advocacy Center

Forensic interviews (24 hour on-call service) referred by Law Enforcement and Departments of Family and Children Services only, crisis intervention, counseling referrals/on site counseling, organized tracking and follow up on all child abuse cases occurring in the Southwestern Judicial Circuit, advocacy and free expert testimony for all substantiated child abuse cases in criminal court. Aftercare to include:  therapy referrals, court accompaniment, expert testimony, medical forensic exam referral and referral for medical follow up exams

Service Area(s): Lee Macon Schley Stewart Sumter Webster

The Lily Pad

The Lily Pad includes SANE program, Firefly House Children’s Advocacy Center, Rape Crisis and CASA. Free forensic interviews (24 hour on-call service) referred by Law Enforcement and Departments of Family and Children Services only, Crisis Intervention, Counseling referrals/on site counseling, organized tracking and follow up on all child abuse cases occurring in Dougherty and Southwestern Judicial Circuits, and free expert testimony for all substantiated child abuse cases in criminal court, and Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for abused and neglected children of Dougherty County. Aftercare to include:  therapy referrals, court accompaniment, expert testimony, medical forensic exams and medical follow up exams

Service Area(s): Dougherty Lee Macon Schley Stewart Sumter Webster
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