Hattie lee Burgess Home

 

A safe, temporary home, accessible 24 hours a day to individuals and families who are actively fleeing domestic and/or sexual violence. We are here to support victims and their families throughout the legal, medical, and healing process.

 

Sexual Violence and Rape-Crisis Services

 

We advocate for and assist those impacted by all forms of sexual violence by providing professional support and a range of services focused on safety, empowerment and healing. All services are confidential.

 

RAPE CRISIS SERVICES

Our highly trained crisis-line advocates talk confidentially with anyone experiencing sexual violence, seeking resources, or wondering how to help a friend or loved one.

Our 24-hour confidential crisis line provides rape-crisis intervention, support, information and referrals 365 days a year.

  • Hospital Accompaniment for an exam

  • Medical and/or Legal Advocacy

  • Crisis Counseling

  • Shelter

  • Mental Health Counseling

  • Support Group and/or Group Counseling

  • Information about Title IX and Sexual Harassment

Domestic and Sexual Violence Crisis Services


We advocate for and assist those impacted by intimate partner violence by providing professional support and a range of services focused on safety, empowerment and self-sufficiency. All services are confidential.

advocacy services

Our highly trained advocates talk confidentially with anyone experiencing intimate partner violence, seeking resources, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationships. Additional support services include:

  • Safety planning

  • Court accompaniment

  • Hospital response

  • 50B Protective/restraining orders

At our Advocates Center, we offer same-day electronic filing of protective orders without having to go to the Davidson Courthouse. In addition, you may opt to have your first court appearance in the form of a video conference with a judge from the safety of our Advocates Center.

We are here to support victims and their families throughout the legal, medical, and healing process.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Breaking Silence

A weekly support group for women overcoming domestic violence. Childcare is provided.

Abuser Intervention Program

A 26-week group for men who have been court ordered to participate due to domestic violence-related charges.

COMMUNITY Training and awareness

We are available to present on topics related to sexual violence and to provide training to community members including healthcare workers, pastors, law enforcement, employers, human resource administrators, educators, youth leaders, counselors, managers and others who would like to broaden community awareness on this issue.