Domestic Violence is one of the most prevalent crimes in the United States, with many cases going unreported. The numbers for national domestic violence statistic show that nearly one in three American women report being physically or sexually abused by a husband or boyfriend at some point in their lives. Each year since 1976, about 30 percent of all female murder victims are killed by their intimate partner. As of 2010, Gerogia ranked 15th in the nation for domestic violence related homicides.

The Chatham County District Attorney's Office

  • Savannah Chatham County
    Metropolitan Police Department:

    911
    www.scmpd.org
     
  • Fort Stewart and Hunter AAF Resources
    Sexual Assault Response Coordinator
    (912) 767-6350
     
  • National Center for Victims of Crime
    the nation's leading resource and advocacy organization for crime victims.
    www.ncvc.org
     
  • National Domestic Violence Hotline
    Anonymous & Confidential Help 24/7
    1 (800) 799-SAFE (7233)
    1 (800) 787-3224 (TTY)
     
  • Rape Crisis Center of Coastal Georgia
    sexual assault support and intervention services
    (912) 233-7273 or (888) 241-7273
    www.rccsav.org
     
  • S.A.F.E. Shelter
    outreach & residential shelter for domestic abuse victims and their children
    3025 Bull Street, suite 305
    Savannah, GA 31405
    (912) 651-0004; 629-8888
    www.safeshelter.org