The Refuge

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Serving Counties...

Toombs, Montgomery, Treutlen, Wheeler

and Emanuel

Domestic Violence Shelter 


Toll Free: 1-866-8-REFUGE (1-866-873-3843)

Local: 912-538-9935

Emanuel County Outreach Office: 478-268-9156



24 Hour Crisis Line


The Refuge Domestic Violence Shelter, Inc. does not discriminate against individuals or group on the basis of race, color,

national origin, religion, sex or disability. If you believe you have been the target of discrimination, you have the right to file

a civil rights complaint. Information on how to file a civil rights complaint can be found on the Office of Justice Programs website ( or by contacting the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council at 404-657-1957.

The Conspiracy of Silence

Telling Amy’s Story

Erase Your History
We work to end domestic violence and empower its survivors.
OUR MISSION is to provide safe emergency shelter and a place for healing and rebuilding shattered lives.  We also offer comprehensive support services for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and their children.

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The Refuge

is a United Way funded agency.