Also See the Web Page "DOMESTIC
VIOLENCE, SEXUAL ASSAULT, STALKING & DIVORCE"
Full Faith and Credit
Provisions of the Violence Against Women Act, 18 U.S.C. §§ 2265-2266 (2000)
This is Federal Law!
National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith and Credit (NCPOFFC)
800-903-0111, prompt 2;
"The National Center on
Protection Orders and Full Faith and Credit (NCPOFFC) was created in 1995
through a cooperative agreement between the Office for Victims of Crime of
the U.S. Department of Justice and the Pennsylvania Coalition Against
Domestic Violence (PCADV) to promote and facilitate inter-jurisdictional
enforcement of civil and criminal protection orders in state, tribal, and
territorial courts pursuant to the Full Faith and Credit provision of the
Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). The NCPOFFC operated under a cooperative
agreement between PCADV and the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW), U.S.
Department of Justice until October 2006 when the NCFFC became part of the
Battered Women's Justice Project (BWJP). The NCPOFFC currently operates
under a cooperative agreement between BWJP and the OVW."
NCPOFFC’s Mission Statement
Sexual Assault Crime Prevention
Family Violence Intervention Program, Certified Georgia Commission on
Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Commission on Family Violence (GCFV) Call 1-800-33-HAVEN (1-800-334-2836
[24 hours a day])
Sexual Assault Center & Children’s Advocacy Center (GSAC-CAC)
Go to the following link to look up the listed code sections
Cell Bank.org "... the 911 Cell Phone Bank was created to provide an
ongoing and readily available source of emergency cell phones and funds to
meet the unexpected and urgent needs of participating law enforcement and
affiliated victims services agencies. "
An Abuse, Rape and Domestic Violence Aid and Resource Collection (AARDVARC)
"Georgia Sexual Assault Resources"
Atlanta Legal Aid Society Legal Services for Low Income Persons in the 5
Metro County Area
Domestic Violence Phone Numbers Georgia & National Numbers!
Fulton County Family Court Division Forms related to Domestic Violence &
Domestic Relations Including Forms for Divorce
Georgia Bureau of Information (GBI)
Commission on Family Violence Statewide Domestic Violence Resource
Website (New as of March 2003)
Georgia Crime Victims Compensation Program Criminal Justice Coordinating
Indigent Defense Council Criminal Cases for Low Income People
Service Program Legal Services for Low Income People (for all counties
outside the Metro Atlanta Area)
Network to End Sexual Assault "... is a non-profit
coalition of sexual assault agencies and concerned individuals that share
the common goal of ending sexual assault."
Georgia Protective Order Registry Information Georgia Superior Court
Clerks' Cooperative Authority. Includes the Official Court Forms required to
be used by Georgia Law.
Help For Sexual Assault By Orchid Recovery Center
Legal Aid in Georgia
Men Stopping Violence 404-270-9894. email:
Fulton Bar Association List of Attorneys & Their Areas of Practice
State Bar of
Inc. "TAPESTRI, Inc., Immigrant and Refugee Coalition Challenging Gender
Based Oppression, is a coalition of ethnically diverse advocates in Atlanta
Georgia working on issues of violence against women."
used cell phones through donations to help victims of domestic violence. Has
many other programs!
Resource Center to End Domestic Violence 404-668-9436"Our mission is to
create a society in which domestic violence no longer exists. "
"Working to Eliminate Domestic Violence in
Title 15, Chapter 16, Section 1 (15-16-1) through
Title 15, Chapter 16, Section 59 (15-16-59), in general, deals with
Sheriffs and their Deputies.
House 404-518-5516 "Ahimsa House, Inc., is a 501(c)3 nonprofit
corporation that provides shelter and aid to animals caught in the cycle of
domestic violence. Ahimsa House is the first and only shelter of its kind in
Gwinnett Legal Aid 180 Camden Hill Rd., Suite A, Lawrenceville, GA
Sexual Assault Center & Children's Advocacy Center 770-476-7407
Additional Information, 2nd Link
Atlanta Union Mission: Howell Mill Road Campus (My Sister's House) "921
Howell Mill Rd., NW (click
for map and directions), Atlanta, GA 30318, 404-367-2465, Atlanta Union
Mission's Howell Mill Road Campus, My Sister's House, is the Mission's full
service center for women and children. The campus houses 136 women and
children in nightly emergency shelter, and it also houses 128 women and
children in the Mission's residential recovery program."
Domestic Violence 770-963-9799 (24 hour Crisis
Line for Gwinnett County) 404-873-1766 (24 Hour
Crisis Line for Fulton County) 404-870-9600 (Information)
O.C.G.A. 9-13-6 "(b) Any person who violates the provisions of a
domestic violence order which excludes, evicts, or excludes and evicts that
person from a residence or household shall be guilty of a misdemeanor."
O.C.G.A. 19-13-23 "(a) Any person who knowingly publishes,
disseminates, or otherwise discloses the location of a family violence
shelter is guilty of a misdemeanor. (b) This Code section shall not apply
to: (1) Confidential communications between a client and his or her
attorney; or (2) Instances when such publication, dissemination, or
disclosure is authorized by the director of the shelter."