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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Domestic Violence, Family Violence Shelters, Homeless & Housing

Mission: The mission of the Gulf Coast Women's Center for Nonviolence is to support and serve victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, and family members of homicide victims; educate the community; and act to reduce incidences of violence.

Target demographics: Adult and child victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or family members of homicide victims living in the six southernmost counties of Mississippi.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 3,000

Programs: Provided food, shelter, medication, transportation, and advocacy/counseling for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault as well as for their family members. Also provided community awareness programs, crisis lines, and help for victims to become financially independent. 2,813 individuals were served at the gulf coast women's center inc. In 2014. The center also conducted abuser intervention programs that were attended by 391 individuals during year 2014. The center received 15,389 calls on its crisis line during 2014. 5,830 individuals received educational presentations from the organization.

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The mission of the Gulf Coast Women's Center for Nonviolence is to support and serve victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and family members of homicide victims; educate the community; and act to reduce incidences of violence. The Center provides a comprehensive array of services to adult and child victims in the six southernmost counties of Mississippi.