Support Family Justice Center of Georgetown and Horry Counties
What if you could stop the cycle of domestic violence
that plagues 1 out of every 4 women and their children?
What if you could contribute to South Carolina being the safest state
instead of 1st in the nation for number of women killed by men?
Family Justice Center of Georgetown and Horry Counties, with a mission to reduce the injuries and deaths resulting from family violence, has served over 500 people this year. Every day, we are humbled to see powerlessness and fear transformed into empowerment and confidence.
Operated by a dedicated staff and a host of volunteers, we provide case management, individual and group counseling, court advocacy, child care, referrals, emergency shelter and assistance to victims of domestic violence and their children. All services are free, confidential and not limited to victims in Georgetown and Horry Counties.
Our mission has become more and more difficult to sustain. South Carolina is now ranked first in the nation for numbers of women killed by men. Georgetown County Sheriff’s Department ranks 9th out of 46 counties for the number of responses to domestic violence calls.
Family Justice Center of Georgetown and Horry Counties client base grows every day. In February of 2013, the Family Justice Center of Georgetown and Horry Counties Shelter opened its doors to provide emergency shelter to victims and their children who have had to flee their own homes. Only with a collaborative community effort will our mission to reduce injury and death resulting from family violence become a reality.
We ask you to join us in this work by DONATING NOW. We thank you for your interest and support of Family Justice Center of Georgetown and Horry Counties. If you have any questions or would like further information, please contact Executive Director Vicki Bourus at (843) 546-3926.
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