Agency Spotlight: The Haven

The Haven is a local non-profit agency that provides shelter and services to victims of family violence and sexual assault.

The agency has two emergency facilities; The Battered Women’s Shelter and the Rape Crisis Center. The Battered Women’s Shelter serves victims of family violence, and the Rape Crisis Center serves victims of sexual assault.

Both facilities have a 24-hour toll-free crisis line that is available to anyone wishing to utilize the emergency facilities or the Outreach Programs.

The Haven’s goal is to provide victims with transitional assistance with necessary information, resources, and supportive follow-up in their journey toward successful independent living.

By also providing to the immediate primary needs of family violence and sexual assault clients, The Haven ensures their staff are trained by professionals to better assist each client.

Supplying clients with food, clothing, legal advocacy, mental health assistance, and referral for medical care, The Haven has been able to consistently serve nine counties in South Georgia.

For more information on The Haven, visit https://www.valdostahaven.org/ or call (229) 244-1765.