One of latest opinions from The Atlanta Journal Constitution features an article written by our Director of the Safe and Stable Homes Project.
AVLF’s Safe & Stable Families team is partnering with Spelman College to provide free legal and social resources to survivors on campus.
When we hear ‘domestic violence’, we think first and foremost of a physical attack. But violence and abuse can go far beyond a physical altercation.
Georgia’s Criminal Justice Coordinating Council just awarded our Safe & Stable Families Project generous funding over the next three years.
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The Collaboration of PADV, Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation and the Fulton County State and Superior Courts Have Helped Thousands of Victims of Domestic Abuse
In February, AVLF is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the Safe Families Office – Georgia’s first lawyer-staffed, courthouse-based walk-in clinic for survivors of domestic abuse.
Safe and Stable Families Director Jamie Perez and Program Coordinator Lilli Crowe share signs of intimate partner abuse – and how survivors can get help.
I think we can agree that physical abuse is bad. But absent that, at what point should we be concerned?
Ms. A, who spoke very little English, visited the Safe Families Office in the Fulton County Courthouse after being beaten all over her body, day after day, by her husband. The beatings often occurred in front of her four children and were sometimes directed at them.
On April 1, 2016, AVLF officially launched its Family Law Program for survivors of intimate partner violence. Adding such a program has been a goal of AVLF for years.