TPO 101: One Tool for Safety
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The Legal Services Program at Crisis Line & Safe House assists with TPOs (Temporary Protective Orders) in Bibb, Crawford, Jones, Twiggs, and Peach Counties. There are three types of TPOs in Georgia: Family Violence TPOs, Stalking TPOs, and Dating Violence TPOs. TPOs, in general, are orders that restrain the Respondent (the abuser/perpetrator) from engaging in […]

Make Yourself at Home
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Crisis Line & Safe House staff strive to make the shelter as warm, inviting, and close to home as possible. Crisis Line & Safe House moved into the shelter about ten years ago, and has gone to great lengths to make it feel like home to residents, including removing fluorescent lighting, adding a large addition […]

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Was a Success!
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April 2022 marked the 21st national Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and Crisis Line & Safe House was busy raising community awareness through attending local events, social media campaigns, and fundraising. Crisis Line & Safe House had a weekly presence at Thomas Library in Fort Valley, Mulberry Market in Macon, and Byron Public Library. Crisis Line […]

One Safe Place Macon
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In the fall of 2020, a group of leaders from nine different agencies in Macon discussed an opportunity for a four- year funding and implementation grant to build a family justice center from the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council. Macon was one of three locations in Georgia chosen for this grant, along with Waycross Georgia and […]

We’re Hiring – Staff Attorney
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Crisis Line & Safe House (CL&SH) is seeking a staff attorney to join our newly expanded legal services program. The Staff Attorney will represent victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in matters related to TPOs, divorce, child support, spousal support, legitimation, child custody, immigration, employment, housing matters, and other legal entanglements that impact a […]