CRISIS LINE 912-538-9935

ADMIN 912-538-9936

FAX 912-538-9910



The goal of The Refuge is to provide safe shelter and a place for healing and rebuilding shattered lives.  We also offer comprehensive support services for all victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault and their children.
The Refuge is staffed by 10 full-time and 6 part-time trained personnel and has a 24/7 crisis line that is available to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault that wish to utilize the services of the shelter or the outreach program.
The Refuge serves Toombs, Montgomery, Wheeler, Treutlen and Emanuel Counties.


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Mailing Address

PO Box 853

Vidalia, GA 30475

912-538-9935 Vidalia Office

478-268-9156 Swainsboro Outreach Office

912-216-3898 Sexual Assault Center

The Refuge Domestic Violence Shelter, Inc. does not discriminate against individuals or group on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex or disability.  If you believe you have been the target of discrimination, you have the right to file a civil rights complaint.  Information on how to file a civil rights complaint can be found on the Office of Justice Programs website ( or by contacting the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council at 404-657-1956

2018 The Refuge

“This project is supported by VOCA Sub-Award No. C19-8-176 administered by the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council and awarded by the Office for Victims of Crime. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations expressed in this publication/program/exhibition are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime or the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council.”