Resources

Refuge House – 850-681-2111  or 1-800-500-1119

Our area’s best resource for domestic violence and abuse. This is a full service shelter and service organization and should be your first call for information on assistance or advice.  Information and services include transportation, counseling, legal assistance and more.

Refuge House Administration –  850-922-6062

Florida Office of the Attorney General Victim’s Advocate – 850-414-3300

This organization has a number of Crime Victim Compensation and Survivor Relocation programs among others.

Florida State Attorney’s Office Victim Advocate–850-606-6117

This organization will help you with the processes of legal action an court proceedings

Tallahassee Police Dept. Victim Advocate – 850-891-4246

This organization will help you with reporting crimes, protection, and other victim services.

Leon County Sheriff’s Office Victim Advocate 850-606-3487

This organization will help you with reporting crimes, protection, and other victim services.

Area Agency on Aging of North Florida  850-921-5554

This agency will help you with elder abuse issues and information.

Elder and Child Abuse Hotline – 1-800-96-ABUSE (22873)

Call this number to report a senior or child in danger. Calls can be anonymous.

Florida State University Victim Advocate – 850-644-7161

Assistance for students of FSU. Report or just get advice on issues.

Florida A&M Victim Advocate – 850-599-3145

Assistance for students of FAMU. Report or just get advice on issues.

Tallahassee Community College Counseling Center  –850-201-7726

Tallahassee Community College Victim Advocate Program– 850-201-6241

Assistance for students of TCC. Report or just get advice on issues.

FSU College of Social Work’s Institute for Family Violence Studies – 850-644-6303

This is the area’s key research initiative on family violence including online tutorials you  can use yourself.

PACE Center for Girls, Inc.  – 850241-0241

An alternative school for girls aged 11-18, including academics and counseling services. The PACE Outreach Program offers free counsling for girls ages 11-18.

New Hope Batterer’s Intervention Program – 850-270-9686

Offering education and support though batterer’s intervention program, anger management, DV parenting education and various assessments. Contact Michelle Richardson

Love is Respect – a great teen and young adult oriented resource for dating violence including quizzes you can use to assess your situation and a live web chat and phone line you can contact anytime for information.

www.loveisrespect.org