Expansion of Services:
The S.H.A.R.E. House, Inc. is a Domestic Violence Crisis Intervention Center located in Douglasville, Georgia. Their targeted population is women, children and men who have
been affected by Domestic violence. S.H.A.R.E House has been providing services to victims of Domestic Violence for over thirty (30) years. Since 2014 the agency has been
able to expand its services to the Douglas and Paulding County Communities. This includes opening a satellite office in Paulding County in 2018 and developing a Youth/Teen Center in 2019.
Emergency Shelter and Crisis Line
The primary service is providing a safe location through its 24-hour emergency shelter for women and children who are fleeing domestic violence. There is 24/7 crisis line that
is operated by trained advocates to give a listening ear, provide education, coordinate emergency safe housing and connection with appropriate resources to victims of
Domestic Violence who are in crisis and seeking assistance.
Legal advocacy services are available to assist victims in violent relationships to obtain a Temporary Protective Order (TPO’s) to help protect them and their children. Legal
advocacy services also include attending Bond Hearings, assisting and completing paperwork for TPO’s, filing appropriate documents with the courts, attending and
providing emotional supports doing the court proceedings, and follow up contacts as appropriate with victims.
S.H.A.R.E. House has an attorney on staff to provide legal representation to victims through the Temporary Protective Order process. The attorney can provide legal guidance
and representation in other areas that fall within the agency guidelines for services.
Social and Psychological Assessments are provided utilizing best practice tools to help identify family strengths and needs to facilitate the development of a comprehensive case
plan that is utilized by the family and case manager. Domestic Violence screening and assessments are performed to determine the degree and level of abuse experienced by a
victim and secondary victims, the children.