“We can not do great things, only small things with great love”.

-Mother Theresa

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  Community Welcome House - Transitional Facility prodiving shelter for families in need.Community Welcome House serves as a transitional facility which provides shelter for women and women with children in need of shelter due to domestic violence. We understand healing begins when safety, stability and trust are nurturing those in crisis. While in our care, we provide supportive services to best assist in regaining independence in hopes of realizing the future they desire. It is the hope of Community Welcome House that through education, compassion and action women will become empowered to advance their roles, rights and well being. Read More


The Community Welcome House is a safe house from domestic violence victomsDomestic Violence begins in the home. Domestic violence is physical bruising, emotional scars, psychological control and generational cycle. A woman is abused every 9-15 seconds. Three fourths of domestic violence victims are reported to have one or more children under the age of 18 years of age. 26% of murdered women are killed by their husbands or boyfriends. 30% of women in emergency rooms are there because of injuries from abuse. Medical expenses caused by domestic violence in the U.S. totals between 3-5 billion dollars annually. Children are present during 80% of the assaults against their mother. 25% of domestic violence victims are pregnant at the time of the abuse. Read More

Abuse

The three cycles of abuse are:

  1. Tension Building (slamming of doors, breaking of possessions, threats) victim tries to appease the batterer.
  2. Battering (physical abuse, sexual abuse, psychological abuse).
  3. Honeymoon Stage (Continued effort of power and control, batterer becomes loving and apologetic).

 

Make Donations

Donate to the Community Welcome House - Domestic Violence Safe House Donate toys, books, art materials, educational materials, food, and other material or financial assistance to help victims of domestic violence. Read More

Number of Community Welcome House residents served:

2012 693 calls for help; 153 admissions; 542 assisted in outreach
2011 747 calls for help; 193 admissions; 530 assisted in outreach
2010 703 calls for help; 162 admissions; 571 assisted in the outreach
2009 192 residents 87 women and 105 children, 457 in the outreach
2008 134 in the safe-haven, 314 outreach
2007 126 residents
2006 96 residents (44 women and 52 children)
2005 174 residents (86 Women and 88 Children)
2004 102 residents
2003 85 residents
2002 89 residents
2001 79 residents
1999 72 residents
1998 79 residents

 


Community Welcome House

P.O Box 1631

Newnan, GA 30264

Phone: (770) 304-0966

Fax: (770) 502-7731

If you are involved in an emergency situation.... Call 911 immediately!!


 

To facilitate change there must be something to believe in: God and Self.