WE STAND with families to create peaceful lives at home. Professional victim
advocates help those living through domestic violence to enjoy a stable life again.
If you’re in crisis right now, call 911.
According to the Georgia Commission on Family Violence and the Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence, 123 Georgians were killed in domestic violence-related homicides in 2009.
Atlanta Victim Assistance responded to grieving family members in 9 of 10 domestic violence-related homicides that occurred in Fulton County.
We offer a range of court-based services that allow families living in violence to reinforce their sense of safety and security.
• Assist victims with safety planning
• Provide information and advocacy
. . regarding temporary protection orders
• Serve as a liaison between victims and
. . investigators, solicitors, attorneys and
. . other court personnel.
• . Provide ongoing information regarding
. . .the status of the case such as monitoring defendant’s participation in treatment programs , disposition options, etc.