Domestic violence occurs among all races, ages, and religions.
It happens to people of all educational and income levels.
Researchers estimate that 3 to 4 million women are beaten in their homes each year by their husbands or partners.
Shepherd's Rest Ministries, located in Paulding County, GA, is a family violence crisis center which provides a 24-hour crisis line, emergency housing, emergency transportation, legal advocacy, a weekly support group, food, clothing, counseling, and resource referrals to the community-at-large.
Our efforts are concentrated on enabling and empowering abused and homeless women in becoming self-sufficient and gainfully employed in an effort to break the cycle of domestic violence.