Refuge House, Domestic Violence Program

Address

Confidential Location
Tallahassee, FL 32316

(850) 681-2111

http://www.refugehouse.com

AKA:

Domestic/Sexual Violence Shelter

Description:

*Offers emergency safe shelters in Leon and Taylor Counties for battered women and children; transitional housing; counseling, support groups and case management; special activities to help children recover; safe shelter services for men individually arranged
*Outreach: individual and group counseling for women and children in shelter and in outreach offices; information and referral to other services needed, support groups for all
*Legal advocacy: PADVI (The Program to Assist with Domestic Violence Injunctions) available in Leon County; explains injunction progress, assists with paperwork, provides court accompaniment, counseling and referrals for legal assistance; located in Leon County Courthouse, Room 164-A; open M-F 9am-5pm; call (850) 606-4157
*Under agreement with Tallahassee-Leon County Animal Shelter, pets of families entering shelter may be kept at center for two weeks at no charge unless they need vaccinations; should stay need to be longer, each case assessed individually
*Additional phone numbers for outreach offices open various day time hours in counties surrounding Leon:
*Franklin County: (850) 653-3313
*Gadsden and Liberty Counties: (850) 627-9377
*Jefferson County: (850) 342-3581
*Wakullla County: (850) 926-9005
*Taylor County: (850) 584-8808
*Madison County: (850) 973-4144

Is Shelter?

No

Related Resource

Date of Official Change:

July 16, 2018

Address Listings

Mailing

PO Box 20910
Tallahassee, FL 32316-0910

Physical (Primary)

Confidential Location
Tallahassee, FL 32316

Contacts

Phone Numbers

1. 24/7, Big Bend Counties Except Madison/Taylor

(850) 681-2111

2. 24/7, Madison/Taylor

(850) 584-8808

3. 24/7 Statewide Domestic Violence Line

(800) 500-1119

4. TDD/TTY

(800) 621-4202

5. Administrative, Leon County

(850) 922-6062

6. 24/7 Statewide Sexual Assault Line

(888) 956-7273

Advocacy

Description

*Offers emergency safe shelters in Leon and Taylor Counties for battered women and children; transitional housing; counseling, support groups and case management; special activities to help children recover; safe shelter services for men individually arranged *Outreach: individual and group counseling for women and children in shelter and in outreach offices; information and referral to other services needed, support groups for all *Legal advocacy: PADVI (The Program to Assist with Domestic Violence Injunctions) available in Leon County; explains injunction progress, assists with paperwork, provides court accompaniment, counseling and referrals for legal assistance; located in Leon County Courthouse, Room 164-A; open M-F 9am-5pm; call (850) 606-4157 *Under agreement with Tallahassee-Leon County Animal Shelter, pets of families entering shelter may be kept at center for two weeks at no charge unless they need vaccinations; should stay need to be longer, each case assessed individually *Additional phone numbers for outreach offices open various day time hours in counties surrounding Leon: *Franklin County: (850) 653-3313 *Gadsden and Liberty Counties: (850) 627-9377 *Jefferson County: (850) 342-3581 *Wakullla County: (850) 926-9005 *Taylor County: (850) 584-8808 *Madison County: (850) 973-4144 *Please do not refer homeless people unless they are victims or in immediate danger of domestic violence; transportation can be arranged for persons living in rural counties only

Hours

24/7 Hotline; 9am-5pm, M-F, Administrative

Required Documents

None

Eligibility

Anyone experiencing any form of domestic or sexual violence

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Call; Please do not refer homeless people unless they are victims or in immediate danger of domestic violence; transportation can be arranged for persons living in rural counties only

Languages

English, Spanish (limited); interpreters provided as needed

Service Area

Franklin County, Gadsden County, Jefferson County, Leon County, Liberty County, Madison County, Taylor County, Wakulla County

Geography Served

    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

  • Florida
    • Franklin County
      • Gadsden County
        • Jefferson County
          • Leon County
            • Liberty County
              • Madison County
                • Taylor County
                  • Wakulla County
                  Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (FP-0500) and related services within the Service Tree.
                  Crime Victim Support

                  Description

                  *Offers emergency safe shelters in Leon and Taylor Counties for battered women and children; transitional housing; counseling, support groups and case management; special activities to help children recover; safe shelter services for men individually arranged *Outreach: individual and group counseling for women and children in shelter and in outreach offices; information and referral to other services needed, support groups for all *Legal advocacy: PADVI (The Program to Assist with Domestic Violence Injunctions) available in Leon County; explains injunction progress, assists with paperwork, provides court accompaniment, counseling and referrals for legal assistance; located in Leon County Courthouse, Room 164-A; open M-F 9am-5pm; call (850) 606-4157 *Under agreement with Tallahassee-Leon County Animal Shelter, pets of families entering shelter may be kept at center for two weeks at no charge unless they need vaccinations; should stay need to be longer, each case assessed individually *Additional phone numbers for outreach offices open various day time hours in counties surrounding Leon: *Franklin County: (850) 653-3313 *Gadsden and Liberty Counties: (850) 627-9377 *Jefferson County: (850) 342-3581 *Wakullla County: (850) 926-9005 *Taylor County: (850) 584-8808 *Madison County: (850) 973-4144 *Please do not refer homeless people unless they are victims or in immediate danger of domestic violence; transportation can be arranged for persons living in rural counties only

                  Hours

                  24/7 Hotline; 9am-5pm, M-F, Administrative

                  Required Documents

                  None

                  Eligibility

                  Anyone experiencing any form of domestic or sexual violence

                  Fees

                  None

                  Intake Procedure

                  Call; Please do not refer homeless people unless they are victims or in immediate danger of domestic violence; transportation can be arranged for persons living in rural counties only

                  Languages

                  English, Spanish (limited); interpreters provided as needed

                  Service Area

                  Franklin County, Gadsden County, Jefferson County, Leon County, Liberty County, Madison County, Taylor County, Wakulla County

                  Geography Served

                    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                  • Florida
                    • Franklin County
                      • Gadsden County
                        • Jefferson County
                          • Leon County
                            • Liberty County
                              • Madison County
                                • Taylor County
                                  • Wakulla County
                                  Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (FN-1900) and related services within the Service Tree.
                                  Domestic Violence Hotlines

                                  Description

                                  *Offers emergency safe shelters in Leon and Taylor Counties for battered women and children; transitional housing; counseling, support groups and case management; special activities to help children recover; safe shelter services for men individually arranged *Outreach: individual and group counseling for women and children in shelter and in outreach offices; information and referral to other services needed, support groups for all *Legal advocacy: PADVI (The Program to Assist with Domestic Violence Injunctions) available in Leon County; explains injunction progress, assists with paperwork, provides court accompaniment, counseling and referrals for legal assistance; located in Leon County Courthouse, Room 164-A; open M-F 9am-5pm; call (850) 606-4157 *Under agreement with Tallahassee-Leon County Animal Shelter, pets of families entering shelter may be kept at center for two weeks at no charge unless they need vaccinations; should stay need to be longer, each case assessed individually *Additional phone numbers for outreach offices open various day time hours in counties surrounding Leon: *Franklin County: (850) 653-3313 *Gadsden and Liberty Counties: (850) 627-9377 *Jefferson County: (850) 342-3581 *Wakullla County: (850) 926-9005 *Taylor County: (850) 584-8808 *Madison County: (850) 973-4144 *Please do not refer homeless people unless they are victims or in immediate danger of domestic violence; transportation can be arranged for persons living in rural counties only

                                  Hours

                                  24/7 Hotline; 9am-5pm, M-F, Administrative

                                  Required Documents

                                  None

                                  Eligibility

                                  Anyone experiencing any form of domestic or sexual violence

                                  Fees

                                  None

                                  Intake Procedure

                                  Call; Please do not refer homeless people unless they are victims or in immediate danger of domestic violence; transportation can be arranged for persons living in rural counties only

                                  Languages

                                  English, Spanish (limited); interpreters provided as needed

                                  Service Area

                                  Franklin County, Gadsden County, Jefferson County, Leon County, Liberty County, Madison County, Taylor County, Wakulla County

                                  Geography Served

                                    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                  • Florida
                                    • Franklin County
                                      • Gadsden County
                                        • Jefferson County
                                          • Leon County
                                            • Liberty County
                                              • Madison County
                                                • Taylor County
                                                  • Wakulla County
                                                  Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (RP-1500.1400-200) and related services within the Service Tree.
                                                  Domestic Violence Shelters

                                                  Description

                                                  *Offers emergency safe shelters in Leon and Taylor Counties for battered women and children; transitional housing; counseling, support groups and case management; special activities to help children recover; safe shelter services for men individually arranged *Outreach: individual and group counseling for women and children in shelter and in outreach offices; information and referral to other services needed, support groups for all *Legal advocacy: PADVI (The Program to Assist with Domestic Violence Injunctions) available in Leon County; explains injunction progress, assists with paperwork, provides court accompaniment, counseling and referrals for legal assistance; located in Leon County Courthouse, Room 164-A; open M-F 9am-5pm; call (850) 606-4157 *Under agreement with Tallahassee-Leon County Animal Shelter, pets of families entering shelter may be kept at center for two weeks at no charge unless they need vaccinations; should stay need to be longer, each case assessed individually *Additional phone numbers for outreach offices open various day time hours in counties surrounding Leon: *Franklin County: (850) 653-3313 *Gadsden and Liberty Counties: (850) 627-9377 *Jefferson County: (850) 342-3581 *Wakullla County: (850) 926-9005 *Taylor County: (850) 584-8808 *Madison County: (850) 973-4144 *Please do not refer homeless people unless they are victims or in immediate danger of domestic violence; transportation can be arranged for persons living in rural counties only

                                                  Hours

                                                  24/7 Hotline; 9am-5pm, M-F, Administrative

                                                  Required Documents

                                                  None

                                                  Eligibility

                                                  Anyone experiencing any form of domestic or sexual violence

                                                  Fees

                                                  None

                                                  Intake Procedure

                                                  Call; Please do not refer homeless people unless they are victims or in immediate danger of domestic violence; transportation can be arranged for persons living in rural counties only

                                                  Languages

                                                  English, Spanish (limited); interpreters provided as needed

                                                  Service Area

                                                  Franklin County, Gadsden County, Jefferson County, Leon County, Liberty County, Madison County, Taylor County, Wakulla County

                                                  Geography Served

                                                    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                  • Florida
                                                    • Franklin County
                                                      • Gadsden County
                                                        • Jefferson County
                                                          • Leon County
                                                            • Liberty County
                                                              • Madison County
                                                                • Taylor County
                                                                  • Wakulla County
                                                                  Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (BH-1800.1500-100) and related services within the Service Tree.
                                                                  Domestic Violence Support Groups

                                                                  Description

                                                                  *Offers emergency safe shelters in Leon and Taylor Counties for battered women and children; transitional housing; counseling, support groups and case management; special activities to help children recover; safe shelter services for men individually arranged *Outreach: individual and group counseling for women and children in shelter and in outreach offices; information and referral to other services needed, support groups for all *Legal advocacy: PADVI (The Program to Assist with Domestic Violence Injunctions) available in Leon County; explains injunction progress, assists with paperwork, provides court accompaniment, counseling and referrals for legal assistance; located in Leon County Courthouse, Room 164-A; open M-F 9am-5pm; call (850) 606-4157 *Under agreement with Tallahassee-Leon County Animal Shelter, pets of families entering shelter may be kept at center for two weeks at no charge unless they need vaccinations; should stay need to be longer, each case assessed individually *Additional phone numbers for outreach offices open various day time hours in counties surrounding Leon: *Franklin County: (850) 653-3313 *Gadsden and Liberty Counties: (850) 627-9377 *Jefferson County: (850) 342-3581 *Wakullla County: (850) 926-9005 *Taylor County: (850) 584-8808 *Madison County: (850) 973-4144 *Please do not refer homeless people unless they are victims or in immediate danger of domestic violence; transportation can be arranged for persons living in rural counties only

                                                                  Hours

                                                                  24/7 Hotline; 9am-5pm, M-F, Administrative

                                                                  Required Documents

                                                                  None

                                                                  Eligibility

                                                                  Anyone experiencing any form of domestic or sexual violence

                                                                  Fees

                                                                  None

                                                                  Intake Procedure

                                                                  Call; Please do not refer homeless people unless they are victims or in immediate danger of domestic violence; transportation can be arranged for persons living in rural counties only

                                                                  Languages

                                                                  English, Spanish (limited); interpreters provided as needed

                                                                  Service Area

                                                                  Franklin County, Gadsden County, Jefferson County, Leon County, Liberty County, Madison County, Taylor County, Wakulla County

                                                                  Geography Served

                                                                    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                  • Florida
                                                                    • Franklin County
                                                                      • Gadsden County
                                                                        • Jefferson County
                                                                          • Leon County
                                                                            • Liberty County
                                                                              • Madison County
                                                                                • Taylor County
                                                                                  • Wakulla County
                                                                                  Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (PN-8100.0200-180) and related services within the Service Tree.
                                                                                  Sexual Assault Hotlines

                                                                                  Description

                                                                                  *Offers emergency safe shelters in Leon and Taylor Counties for battered women and children; transitional housing; counseling, support groups and case management; special activities to help children recover; safe shelter services for men individually arranged *Outreach: individual and group counseling for women and children in shelter and in outreach offices; information and referral to other services needed, support groups for all *Legal advocacy: PADVI (The Program to Assist with Domestic Violence Injunctions) available in Leon County; explains injunction progress, assists with paperwork, provides court accompaniment, counseling and referrals for legal assistance; located in Leon County Courthouse, Room 164-A; open M-F 9am-5pm; call (850) 606-4157 *Under agreement with Tallahassee-Leon County Animal Shelter, pets of families entering shelter may be kept at center for two weeks at no charge unless they need vaccinations; should stay need to be longer, each case assessed individually *Additional phone numbers for outreach offices open various day time hours in counties surrounding Leon: *Franklin County: (850) 653-3313 *Gadsden and Liberty Counties: (850) 627-9377 *Jefferson County: (850) 342-3581 *Wakullla County: (850) 926-9005 *Taylor County: (850) 584-8808 *Madison County: (850) 973-4144 *Please do not refer homeless people unless they are victims or in immediate danger of domestic violence; transportation can be arranged for persons living in rural counties only

                                                                                  Hours

                                                                                  24/7 Hotline; 9am-5pm, M-F, Administrative

                                                                                  Required Documents

                                                                                  None

                                                                                  Eligibility

                                                                                  Anyone experiencing any form of domestic or sexual violence

                                                                                  Fees

                                                                                  None

                                                                                  Intake Procedure

                                                                                  Call; Please do not refer homeless people unless they are victims or in immediate danger of domestic violence; transportation can be arranged for persons living in rural counties only

                                                                                  Languages

                                                                                  English, Spanish (limited); interpreters provided as needed

                                                                                  Service Area

                                                                                  Franklin County, Gadsden County, Jefferson County, Leon County, Liberty County, Madison County, Taylor County, Wakulla County

                                                                                  Geography Served

                                                                                    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                                  • Florida
                                                                                    • Franklin County
                                                                                      • Gadsden County
                                                                                        • Jefferson County
                                                                                          • Leon County
                                                                                            • Liberty County
                                                                                              • Madison County
                                                                                                • Taylor County
                                                                                                  • Wakulla County
                                                                                                  Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (RP-1500.1400-750) and related services within the Service Tree.
                                                                                                  Sexual Assault Shelters

                                                                                                  Description

                                                                                                  *Offers emergency safe shelters in Leon and Taylor Counties for battered women and children; transitional housing; counseling, support groups and case management; special activities to help children recover; safe shelter services for men individually arranged *Outreach: individual and group counseling for women and children in shelter and in outreach offices; information and referral to other services needed, support groups for all *Legal advocacy: PADVI (The Program to Assist with Domestic Violence Injunctions) available in Leon County; explains injunction progress, assists with paperwork, provides court accompaniment, counseling and referrals for legal assistance; located in Leon County Courthouse, Room 164-A; open M-F 9am-5pm; call (850) 606-4157 *Under agreement with Tallahassee-Leon County Animal Shelter, pets of families entering shelter may be kept at center for two weeks at no charge unless they need vaccinations; should stay need to be longer, each case assessed individually *Additional phone numbers for outreach offices open various day time hours in counties surrounding Leon: *Franklin County: (850) 653-3313 *Gadsden and Liberty Counties: (850) 627-9377 *Jefferson County: (850) 342-3581 *Wakullla County: (850) 926-9005 *Taylor County: (850) 584-8808 *Madison County: (850) 973-4144 *Please do not refer homeless people unless they are victims or in immediate danger of domestic violence; transportation can be arranged for persons living in rural counties only

                                                                                                  Hours

                                                                                                  24/7 Hotline; 9am-5pm, M-F, Administrative

                                                                                                  Required Documents

                                                                                                  None

                                                                                                  Eligibility

                                                                                                  Anyone experiencing any form of domestic or sexual violence

                                                                                                  Fees

                                                                                                  None

                                                                                                  Intake Procedure

                                                                                                  Call; Please do not refer homeless people unless they are victims or in immediate danger of domestic violence; transportation can be arranged for persons living in rural counties only

                                                                                                  Languages

                                                                                                  English, Spanish (limited); interpreters provided as needed

                                                                                                  Service Area

                                                                                                  Franklin County, Gadsden County, Jefferson County, Leon County, Liberty County, Madison County, Taylor County, Wakulla County

                                                                                                  Geography Served

                                                                                                    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                                                  • Florida
                                                                                                    • Franklin County
                                                                                                      • Gadsden County
                                                                                                        • Jefferson County
                                                                                                          • Leon County
                                                                                                            • Liberty County
                                                                                                              • Madison County
                                                                                                                • Taylor County
                                                                                                                  • Wakulla County
                                                                                                                  Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (BH-1800.1500-800) and related services within the Service Tree.
                                                                                                                  Spouse/Intimate Partner Abuse Counseling

                                                                                                                  Description

                                                                                                                  *Offers emergency safe shelters in Leon and Taylor Counties for battered women and children; transitional housing; counseling, support groups and case management; special activities to help children recover; safe shelter services for men individually arranged *Outreach: individual and group counseling for women and children in shelter and in outreach offices; information and referral to other services needed, support groups for all *Legal advocacy: PADVI (The Program to Assist with Domestic Violence Injunctions) available in Leon County; explains injunction progress, assists with paperwork, provides court accompaniment, counseling and referrals for legal assistance; located in Leon County Courthouse, Room 164-A; open M-F 9am-5pm; call (850) 606-4157 *Under agreement with Tallahassee-Leon County Animal Shelter, pets of families entering shelter may be kept at center for two weeks at no charge unless they need vaccinations; should stay need to be longer, each case assessed individually *Additional phone numbers for outreach offices open various day time hours in counties surrounding Leon: *Franklin County: (850) 653-3313 *Gadsden and Liberty Counties: (850) 627-9377 *Jefferson County: (850) 342-3581 *Wakullla County: (850) 926-9005 *Taylor County: (850) 584-8808 *Madison County: (850) 973-4144 *Please do not refer homeless people unless they are victims or in immediate danger of domestic violence; transportation can be arranged for persons living in rural counties only

                                                                                                                  Hours

                                                                                                                  24/7 Hotline; 9am-5pm, M-F, Administrative

                                                                                                                  Required Documents

                                                                                                                  None

                                                                                                                  Eligibility

                                                                                                                  Anyone experiencing any form of domestic or sexual violence

                                                                                                                  Fees

                                                                                                                  None

                                                                                                                  Intake Procedure

                                                                                                                  Call; Please do not refer homeless people unless they are victims or in immediate danger of domestic violence; transportation can be arranged for persons living in rural counties only

                                                                                                                  Languages

                                                                                                                  English, Spanish (limited); interpreters provided as needed

                                                                                                                  Service Area

                                                                                                                  Franklin County, Gadsden County, Jefferson County, Leon County, Liberty County, Madison County, Taylor County, Wakulla County

                                                                                                                  Geography Served

                                                                                                                    If a location is grayed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete covereage are listed in black.

                                                                                                                  • Florida
                                                                                                                    • Franklin County
                                                                                                                      • Gadsden County
                                                                                                                        • Jefferson County
                                                                                                                          • Leon County
                                                                                                                            • Liberty County
                                                                                                                              • Madison County
                                                                                                                                • Taylor County
                                                                                                                                  • Wakulla County
                                                                                                                                  Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (RP-1400.8000-020.80) and related services within the Service Tree.

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