Between 2 and 4 million women are annually victimized by domestic violence. Most children in homes in which domestic violence occurs witness that abuse and suffer secondary psychological effects, including aggressive behavior and depression. Male children who witness abuse are more likely to become abusers themselves as adults, creating a vicious, intergenerational cycle of violent behavior. (ABA Domestic Violence Commission)


If you need help or someone you know is experiencing or in some way involved in domestic violence please recognize that there are measures to take in order to prevent further harm. If you are a victim of violence we strongly urge you to devise a safety plan for a time of extreme emergency, and the following list of Domestic Shelters will be a great start for obtaining help and vital information.

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Florida Domestic Violence Shelters:


  • Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence 1521 A Killearn Center Blvd. Tallahassee, FL 32308 (904)668-6862

  • Another Way Inc. P.O. Box 529 Archer FL 32618 Business #: 904-493-2522 Hotline/Crisis: (800)369-6700

  • Hope Family Services, Inc. P.O. Box 1624 Bradenton FL 34206 Business #: 813-747-7790 Hotline/Crisis: 813-755-6805

  • Family Life Center P.O. Box 2058 Bunnell FL 32110 Business #: 904-437-3505 Hotline/Crisis: 904-437-3505

  • Spouse Abuse Shelter of RCS P.O. Box 10594 Clearwater FL 34617 Business #: 813-442-4128 Hotline/Crisis: 813-442-4129

  • The Salvation Army Domestic Violence Shelter P.O. Box 1540 Cocoa FL 32923 Business #: 407-631-2764 Hotline/Crisis: 407-631-2764

  • Sunrise of Pasco County, Inc. P.O. Box 928 Dade City FL 33526 Business #: 904-521-3120 Hotline/Crisis: 904-521-3120

  • Domestic Abuse Council, Inc. P.O. Box 142 Daytona Beach FL 32115 Business #: 904-255-2130 Hotline/Crisis: 904-255-2102

  • Aid to Victims of Domestic Assault, Inc. P.O. Box 667 Deray Beach FL 33447 Business #: 407-265-2900 Hotline/Crisis: 407-265-2900

  • Women in Distress of Broward County, Inc. P.O. Box 676 Fort Lauderdale FL 33302 Business #: 305-760-9800 Hotline/Crisis: 761-1133

  • Abuse Counseling & Treatment, Inc. P.O. Box 60401 Fort Meyers FL 33906 Business #: 813-939-2553 Hotline/Crisis: 813-939-3112

  • Safe Space Domestic Violence Services P.O. Box 4222 Fort Pierce FL 34950 Business #: 407-595-0042

  • Shelter House, Inc. P.O. Box 220 Fort Walton Beach FL 32549 Business #: 904-833-3772 Hotline/Crisis: 904-863-4777 Toll Free #: (800)44ABUSE

  • Sexual and Physical Abuse Resource Center (SPACE) P.O. Box 5099 Gainesville FL 32602 Business #: 904-377-5690 Hotline/Crisis: 904-377-8255 Toll Free #: (800)393-SAFE

  • Metro Dade - SouthDade Victim's Center 49 West Mowry St. Homestead FL 33030 Business #: 305-247-4249 Hotline/Crisis: 305-247-4249

  • CASA/Citrus Abuse Shelter Association, Inc. P.O. Box 205 Inverness FL 34451 Business #: 904-344-8111 Hotline/Crisis: 904-344-8111

  • Hubbard House, Inc. P.O. Box 4909 Jacksonville FL 32201 Business #: 904-399-1000 Hotline/Crisis: 904-354-3114 Toll Free #: (800)76-ABUSE

  • Help Now of Osceola, Inc. WIN (For Women in Need) P.O. Box 421302 Kissimmee FL 32742 Business #: 407-847-8562 Hotline/Crisis: 407-847-8562

  • Peace River Center Domestic Violence Shelter P.O. Box 797 Lakeland FL 33802 Business #: 813-682-7063 Hotline/Crisis: 813-682-7270

  • Domestic Abuse Shelter, Inc. P.O. Box 522696 Marathon Shores FL 33052 Business #: 305-743-9465 Hotline/Crisis: 743-4440

  • Metro-Dade Advocates For Victims 7831 N.E. Miami Crt. Miami FL 33138 Business #: 305-758-2546 Hotline/Crisis: 305-758-2546

  • Shelter for Abused Women of C. C. P.O. Box 10102 Naples FL 33941 Business #: 813-775-3862 Hotline/Crisis: 813-775-1101 Toll Free #: (800)780-HELP

  • Rape Crisis/Spouse Abuse Center P.O. Box 21193 Ocala FL 32678 Business #: 904-622-8495 Hotline/Crisis: 904-622-8495 Toll Free #: (800)736-4461

  • Martha's House, Inc. P.O. Box 663 Okeechobee FL 34973 Business #: 813-763-2893 Hotline/Crisis: 813-763-0202

  • Quigley House, Inc. P.O. Box 142 Orange Park Fl 32073 Business #: 904-284-0340 Hotline/Crisis: 904-284-0061 Toll Free #: (800)339-5017

  • Spouse Abuse, Inc. P.O. Box 680748 Orlando FL 32868 Business #: 407-886-2244 Hotline/Crisis: 407-886-2856

  • Women's Residential & Counseling Center 107 E. Hillcrest St. Orlando FL 32801 Business #: 407-425-2502 Hotline/Crisis: 407-425-2502

  • Salvation Army Domestic Violence Program 651 - J W.14th St. Panama City FL 32401 Business #: 904-769-7989 Hotline/Crisis: 904-763-0706

  • FavorHouse of Northwest Florida, Inc. 1207 W. Moreno St. Pensacola FL 32501 Business #: 904-434-1177 Hotline/Crisis: 904-434-6600

  • The Salvation Army Domestic Violence P.O. Box 1050 Port Richey FL 34673 Hotline #: 813-856-5797

  • Center for Abuse and Rape Emergencies, Inc. P.O. Box 234 Punta Gorda FL 33951 Business #: 813-639-5499 Hotline/Crisis: 813-627-6000 Toll Free #: (813)475-6465

  • Mary and Martha House P.O. Box 1251 Ruskin FL 33570 Business #: 813-645-7874

  • Safe Place and Rape Crisis Center (SPARCC) 1750 17th St. Bldg H Sarasota FL 34234 Business #: 813-365-1976 Hotline/Crisis: 813-365-1976

  • Center Against Spouse Abuse, Inc. P.O. Box 414 St. Petersburg FL 33731 Business #: 813-895-4912 Hotline/Crisis: 813-898-3671

  • Refuge House of Leon County, Inc. P.O. Box 4356 Tallahassee FL 32315 Business #: 904-921-0692 Hotline/Crisis: 904-681-2111

  • The Spring of Tampa Bay, Inc. P.O. Box 4772 Tampa FL 33677 Business #: 813-247-5433 Hotline/Crisis: 813-247-SAFE

  • Mary Rubloff YWCA Harmony House 901 S. Olive Avenue West Palm Beach FL 33401 Business #: 407-833-2439 Hotline/Crisis: 407-655-6106



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