Our team is here to support you and your family. Our goal is to help you escape domestic violence, abuse, and/or trafficking, so that you can start a life free from violence.24/7 Crisis Hotline (770) 413-5557
IF YOU ARE IN IMMEDIATE DANGER, CALL 911
Services and Programs
Our goal is to help each client become empowered with the tools, skills, and self-confidence necessary to live a life free from violence.
We recognize that each of our clients is unique and has their own strengths and challenges. We are always willing to tailor services to meet clients’ individual needs. Clients do not have to reside in our shelter to receive services.
- 24/7 Crisis Line: (770) 413-5557
- Multi-lingual Staff
- Legal Advocacy
- Children’s Program
- Parenting Skills Training
- Financial Skills Building
- Interview and Resume-Writing Skills
- Medication Management Assistance
- SNAP & Medicaid Applications
- Immigration Paperwork
Sexual Assault &
Our Sexual Assault Support Services (SASS) offers assistance with the following services:
- Legal Advocacy
- Accompaniment to Assault-Related Medical Appointments
- Victim Compensation
Are you at risk of becoming a victim of domestic violence?
If you answer YES to four or more of the questions below, you may be at risk.
24/7 Crisis Hotline (770) 413-5557
1. Do you often feel powerless and unable to control your life?
2. When something good happens, do you feel as if you don’t deserve it?
3. Do you tend to blame yourself for things that go wrong?
4. Do you usually feel that you don’t have the right to say “no” when someone wants something from you?
5. Are you the child or relative of someone who has been abused?
6. If someone apologizes to you for hurtful behavior, do you easily forgive the person?
7. Is it difficult for you to share your true feelings with someone else?
8. Do you think your happiness depends on having a boyfriend/girlfriend?
9. Do you allow yourself to accept abuse from others?
10. If you felt you were a potential victim in a relationship, would you try to stick it out?
If you are experiencing domestic violence or think that you could be at risk, please know our team is here for you. Call our 24/7 hotline now for advice and support.
Within the first three weeks of marriage, she was being verbally and emotionally abused.
She had been smuggled into the U.S. from Mexico and was told she would be working in a factory.
She came to the shelter with her two school-aged sons after her husband broke her arm.
87% of clients that achieve success through our programs. We define success by asking whether our clients have:
- Acquired the tools to live a violence-free life
- Met the goals they set for themselves
- Established their own homes and
- Become economically self-sustaining.
The following organizations work hand-in-hand with IWH to support survivors and their families. Please reach out to them for additional support.
Direct services for Latino families affected by domestic violence.
Providing direct services for survivors of human trafficking and domestic violence.
Providing assistance to victims of domestic violence with pets who need temporary shelter for their pets.
Atlanta Legal Aid Society
Referrals and legal representation to victims of domestic violence.