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Annual Domestic Violence Resource & Health Fair

October 5, 2017

AVA hosted this resource fair in our continued efforts to raise awareness against domestic violence and connect victims to resources. We do this every year - the first Thursday of October so plan for next year!

See the information below to connect to the organizations who attended the fair and provided valuable resources:

Ahimsa House

We offer services and assistance to victims of domestic violence with pets in Georgia and work to raise awareness of this connection in communities throughout the state.

(404) 452-6248 / ahimsahouse.org

Atlanta Legal Aid

Atlanta Legal Aid Society helps low-income people meet basic needs through free civil legal services.

(404) 524-5811 / atlantalegalaid.org

Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation

To Create Safe and Stable Homes and Families by Inspiring Attorneys to Fight for Equel Justice

(404) 521-0790 / avlf.org

Be SMART

Our group focuses on education about gun safety in the home to prevent child and teen injuries and deaths.

(678) 256-4285 / besmartforkids.org

Caminar Latino

The mission of Caminar Latino is to create opportunities for Latino families, affected by violence, to transform their lives and their communities

(404) 413-6348 / caminarlatino.org

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates)

We are in need of community volunteers to advocate for an abused or neglected child in juvenile court deprivation proceedings. This volunteer would trained and appointed by a judge to advocate for a child to be placed in a safe, permanent home as quickly as possible.

(404) 874.2888 / .gacasa.org

Center for Pan Asian Community Services

Center for Pan Asian Community Services (CPACS) Domestic Violence Department’s mission is to eliminate violence against women by creating comprehensive services to educate, outreach and effectively empower immigrant and refugee women, families and communities.

(770) 936-0969 / cpacs.org

Charis Books

Together with Charis Books & More, the nation's oldest feminist bookstore, The Charis Circle encourages the expression of diverse and marginalized voices, fosters sustainable feminist communities, and works for social justice.

(404) 524-0304 / charisbooksandmore.com

Cherokee Family Violence Center

The Cherokee Family Violence Center (CFVC) is a non-profit agency in Canton, Georgia, that has been providing services to victims of domestic violence and their children since 1984.The mission of CFVC is to enhance the safety of those impacted by intimate partner violence through services that empower victims while advocating for a community standard of zero tolerance for violence in the home.

(770) 479-1804 / cfvc.org

Community Healthcare of Georgia

Our primary purpose is to provide intensive community outreach services that will address and minimize extremely dysfunctional behaviors displayed by children; putting them at risk for out -of-home placement

(678) 422-6050 / communityhealthcareofgeorgia.org

Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC)

The Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) represents the culmination of many efforts to establish a statewide body that would build consensus and unity among the State's diverse and interdependent, criminal justice system components.

(404) 657-1956 / cjcc.georgia.gov

Day League

Established to combat the devastating effects of rape and sexual assault by empowering survivors and educating the community

(404) 377-1429 / dayleague.org

Department of Juvenile Justice

The Office of Victim Services will deliver with compassion, a continuum of comprehensive services that promotes victims' rights and supports statewide victim services programs through the delivery of timely, accurate and informative services; while promoting safer communities for citizens of Georgia.

(404) 508-6500 / djj.state.ga.us

Douglas County Task Force

The Douglas County Task Force is committed to eradicating domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and dating violence in our community.

(678) 715-1196 / douglastaskforce.com

East Lake YMCA Healthy Connections Program

East Lake Healthy Connections (ELHC) ensures all eligible East Lake families have access to health insurance, effectively utilize primary and preventive health care services, properly manage chronic diseases, and establish contact with accessible medical homes.

(404) 373-4351 / eastlakefoundation.org

Empowerment Resource Center

Empowerment Resource Center provides free and low-cost health care services and offers HIV and sexually transmitted infection (STI) screening and treatment services, family planning services, mental health therapy, and substance abuse treatment to individuals.

(404) 526-1145 / erc-inc.org

Forsyth County Domestic Violence Task Force

The Forsyth County Domestic Violence is a place for multidisciplinary community groups, as well as survivors, whose focus is on increasing victim safety and offender accountability through coordinating local services and effecting change through creating a coordinated community response to domestic violence.

(770) 889-6384 / forsythcountyfamilyhaven.info

Forsyth Family Haven

Forsyth County Family Haven is a Domestic Violence agency that provides services to women and children in shelter as well as outreach services to the North Fulton and Forsyth county areas.

(770) 889-6384 / forsythcountyfamilyhaven.info

Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority (FDHA)

The FDHA promotes general healthcare needs by providing grants to community-based health organizations, hosting or sponsoring health events and advocating for responsive healthcare policy for indigent citizens in the State of Georgia.

(404) 334-3680 / thefdha.org

Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence

We empower survivors and the programs that serve them, we educate the public, and we advocate for responsive public policy.

(404) 209-0280 / gcadv.org

Grady Rape Crisis Center

GNESA is a non-profit coalition of sexual assault agencies and concerned individuals that share the common goal of ending sexual assault.

(404) 616-5983 / gnesa.org

GSU Victim Assistance

Georgia State University Student Victim Assistance is an on campus resource which provides support, services and confidential disclosure for student victims of crime.

(404) 413-2000 / victimassistance.gsu.edu/

HOPE Atlanta

HOPE Atlanta provides the most comprehensive approach to tackling homelessness in our Atlanta region.

(404) 817-7070 / hopeatlanta.org

International Women's House

The International Women's House is the ONLY shelter in the U.S. created to provide a safe haven and supportive services to victims fleeing domestic violence, human trafficking and sexual assault from ALL cultural and language backgrounds with primary focus on refugee and immigrant women, children, men and those who identify as LGBTQ.

(770) 413-5557 / internationalwomenshouse.org

Latin American Association

We bring the American dream to life by serving the needs of immigrants from Latin America in metro Atlanta with a full spectrum of services and programs that help families adapt to their new country and integrate into the community.

(404) 638-1800 / thelaa.org

LiveSAFE Resources

liveSAFE Resources is committed to providing safety and healing to those impacted by domestic violence, sexual assault and elder abuse within our community.

(770) 427-2902 / livesaferesources.org/

Marsy's Law

Marsy’s Law for All seeks to amend state constitutions that don’t offer protections to crime victims and, eventually, the U.S. Constitution to give victims of crime rights equal to those already afforded to the accused and convicted.

(800) 881-3317 / ga.marsyslaw.us

Odyssey Family Counseling Center

Odyssey Family Counseling Center provides mental health counseling and substance abuse treatment to children, teens, and adults, and prevention and education services in schools and community settings.

(404) 762-9190 / odysseycounseling.org

Partnership Against Domestic Violence

Partnership Against Domestic Violence (PADV) works to end the crime of intimate partner violence and empower its survivors.

(404) 870-9761 / padv.org

Prevent Child Abuse, GA

Prevent Child Abuse Georgia provides statewide direction to build safe, stable, nurturing environments and relationships to prevent child abuse and neglect.

(404) 413-2000 / abuse.publichealth.gsu.edu/

Raksha

To promote a stronger and healthier South Asian community through confidential support services, education and advocacy.

(404) 876-0670 / raksha.org

SCLC WOMEN, Inc.

Offers intergenerational programs designed to empower women, girls, and families as they relate to human rights, social action, economic self sufficiency, reduction of health disparities and leadership to build strong families and communities.

(404) 584-0303 / sclcwomeninc.com

VSNS, Inc.

Seeks to empower individuals to improve their economic and health status through greater awareness, education and soft skill development to infuse the global workforce with healthy productive employees.

(770) 434-0449 / vsns.org

Woman 2 Woman & Associates (W2WA)

Woman-2-Woman & Associates is a 501C3 faith based nonprofit insulation that assist women in crisis and transition from domestic violence homelessness and substance abuse issues in South Metro Atlanta and beyond. Our mission is to educate, Empower, Inspire, and motivate women to grow forward with the purpose

(770) 376-7879 / woman2womanandassociates.net

Women's Resource Center to End Domestic Violence

We strive to meet the immediate and long-term needs of the diverse community of battered women and their children with programs that promote safety, compassion, connection, advocacy, and prevention.

(404) 688-9436 / wrcdv.org

Atlanta Victim Assistance, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, sexual orientation, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, and age in the delivery of services.

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