LiveSafe Resources

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Credit: Special to The AJC

History: Founded more than 100 years ago as a YWCA, LiveSafe Resources was Georgia’s first domestic violence shelter. Today, the organization provides a safety net for sexual assault, domestic violence and elder abuse victims.

Did you know: Women and men receive support and shelter from LiveSafe Resources, but children make up two-thirds of their clients. People can call the 24/7 crisis line to receive help with emergency shelter, transitional housing, counseling, legal advocacy or sexual assault exams – all free of charge. In addition, advocates help clients re-establish their identity as they begin a path toward stability.

Mission: A community free of violence.

How you can help: Become a sexual assault advocate to support clients in crisis, help staff answer calls, and watch children during support groups. Donating from the Amazon wish list is another excellent way to give.

To learn more: Visit www.livesaferesources.org or call 770-427-2902.