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Where to Find Help

UPDATED June 21, 2017

Local Programs

Florida

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Included in this list are shelters and local programs that provide support, counseling, safety planning, and other services to victims of abuse.  If you cannot get help from the organization nearest you, you might want to try calling one in a neighboring county.  (If you find inaccurate contact information, please let us know at WomensLaw@nnedv.org.)

 

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Alachua

Alachua Victim Services And Rape Crisis Center
218 Southeast 24th Street
Gainesville, FL 32641
Hotline: (866) 252-5439
Phone: (352) 264-6760
Fax: (352) 264-6774
Web: http://www.alachuacounty.us/Depts/CSS/VictimServices/Pages/VictimServices.aspx
Alachua Victim Services And Rape Crisis Center provides services to LGBTQ and other victims of violence. Services include a 24-hour hotline, immediate outreach to rape and sexual battery victims, face to face and telephone counseling, support groups, accompaniment through criminal justice proceedings, transportation to court proceedings and other appointments related to victimization, assistance with protective injunctions, emergency assistance with urgent special needs, referral services and free and confidential HIV testing. Alachua Victims Services Center serves Alachua, Bradford, and Union Counties.

Peaceful Paths
2100 Northwest 53rd Street
Gainesville, FL 32653
Hotline: (800) 500-1119 or (352) 377-8255
Phone: (352) 377-5690
Web: http://www.peacefulpaths.org
Peaceful Paths provides services to victims of domestic violence. Services include a 24-hour hotline, an emergency shelter, support groups, legal advocacy, child & youth programs, violence prevention education, and economic empowerment trainings. Peaceful Paths serves Alachua, Bradford, and Union Counties.

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