24 Hour Help Line: 478-272-8000

Services

HOW WINGS CAN HELP

WINGS supports families in their efforts to live violence-free by promoting safety, advocacy, empowerment, and education.

View the services WINGS offers:

24 Hour Help Line

  • Victims, friends, or family can call anytime day or night to ask a question, find out about services, or just to talk

Temporary Emergency Shelter

  • 15-bed facility where victims and their children (even boys up to age 17) can stay if home is no longer a safe place

Safety Planning

  • Clients will be assisted in developing a personalized plan to reduce potential dangers

Case Management & Advocacy

  • Advocates will help clients set goals and reach them
  • Advocates will connect clients to other agencies for services WINGS does not provide

Legal Advocacy

  • Advocates provide help and support during the legal process including police interviews, meetings with the district attorney, and court hearings
  • Advocates can also help a victim get a Protective Order to keep the abuser away

Medical/Hospital Accompaniment

  • Advocates meet victims at the emergency room to provide support and information during a forensic exam
  • Advocates go with victims to medical appointments as requested for support

Sexual Assault Exam

  • A physical exam performed by a specially trained and certified nurse to collect evidence for law enforcement, this exam is for evidence collection only

Support Group (Adult & Child)

  • A chance for victims to talk with others who have been abused - to gain support, coping skills, and healing
  • A chance for children to talk about what they've experienced

Family Life Skills & Parenting Classes

  • Classes on a range of topics designed to help clients build daily living and parenting skills

Family & Children's Activities

  • Fun activities planned to promote positive relations between parent and child, self-esteem, and confidence

Transportation

  • Clients can be provided with transportation for appointments, housing and job search, and participation in program activities

Relocation & Financial Assistance

  • Clients may be assisted with housing search and move-in expenses
  • Clients may be provided with needed items such as clothes, prescriptions, and copies of vital records

Prevention Presentations

  • Age-appropriate presentations for ages 5 to adult

Training

  • Presentations tailored for social services agencies, law enforcement, medical personnel, etc.

Awareness Presentations

  • Personalized presentations for any audience including (but not limited to) churches, service groups, civic organizations, parent groups, and businesses

If you or anyone you know needs help or more information, please contact WINGS.

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