Domestic violence impacts women, children, and communities. Our services and interventions
help victims to have a support system and hope for a better life.
Who we Are
Halcyon Home for Battered Women and Their Children, Inc. is a non-profit, non-denominational,
charitable organization whose mission is to provide assistance, aid and comfort through shelter,
education and support services to battered women and their children, to include survivors of
sexual assault. Volunteers play an important role in every aspect of the organization as Board members
and Victim Advocates.
From the beginning of our program, October 1997, through February 2019, Halcyon Home has provided direct face to face victim services to 2,373 women, and 2,802 children. Additionally, Halcyon Home's Safe House has provided 63,051 shelter bed nights to women and children. A total of 502 victims have been denied shelter due to lack of space although, referrals were made to shelters in other service areas. The staff has responded to 10,648 crisis calls, 56,874 client services calls, and provided 19,340 victim referrals, along with 1,706 new face to face outreach clients and 515 outreach support groups. In addition, 50,549 volunteer hours have been donated towards victim services, outreach, support, education, and administration.
Need for the Program
Halcyon Home is located in the Southwest section of Georgia. Halcyon Home for Battered
Women, Inc. is housed in Thomas County and serves Thomas,Grady,Decatur,Seminole,
and Mitchell Counties.
24 Hour Crisis Intervention information/Referrals by phone and in person
Follow-up contact and services and Criminal Justice Support
Group Treatment Emergency Financial Aid
Crisis Hotline Personal Advocacy
24 Hour Safe Shelter and Victim Compensation/Assistance Filing
Personal Development training along with life skills
Household Establishment Assistance Emergency
Legal & Courthouse Advocacy
Community Education,Outreach programs
Prevention Sexual Assault Crisis Intervention and support
Daycare is provided if client is in shelter.
We anticipate the need for additional services as Halcyon Home expands its
role in the community and the region. These additional services will be offered as required
by our clients. Clients receive services at no cost to them.