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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 June 2020, Halcyon Home has provided direct face to face victim services to  2,599 women, and 2,967 children. Additionally, Halcyon Home's Safe House has provided 68,162 shelter bed nights to women and children.  A total of 550 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 11,346 crisis calls, 53,438 client services calls, and provided 20,942 victim referrals, along with 1,747 new face to face outreach clients and 558 outreach support groups.   In addition, 53,438 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.

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