Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2018

Every October, #TeamRefugeHouse celebrates Domestic Violence Awareness Month, or #DVAM. We welcome all community members, survivors, families and interested persons to attend our events. All identities are welcome. For more information, please call our 24/7 hotline at 850-681-2111. Leon County: October 23rd, 6:00 – 8:30 PM, Candlelight Vigil and Survivor Speak Out at the TCC…

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2018 Golf Tournament, 5K and Silent Auction: Oct. 7-8

19th Annual Golf Tournament, 6th Annual Stop the Violence 5K Run, & Silent Auction October 7-8, 2018 at Capital City Country Club Golfer Registration Form 2018 5K registration form Please RSVP by completing the registration form and paying through either an online donation OR check to P.O. Box 20910  Tallahassee, FL 32316, Care Of Dina…

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Tips for a Safe Summer Season

Time moves a little slower in the summer: barbecues, family travel, longer nights and brighter days. But for many, summer can bring unrealistic expectations, financial pressures, and increased consumption of alcohol. It may also include increased loneliness and disagreement with friends and family. These unique challenges may increase the risk of violence. #TeamRefugeHouse wants you…

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April is #SAAM

Every April we recognize Sexual Assault Awareness Month (#SAAM) to raise public awareness about sexual violence and educate communities on how to prevent it. Sexual assault is a serious problem with wide-spread impacts. According to the CDC, nearly 1 in 5 women in America have experienced completed or attempted rape, and 1 on 67 men…

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Refuge House celebrates its 40th anniversary

Forty years. Wow! This month Refuge House celebrates its 40th anniversary of service provision in our community. During that time, we’ve grown tremendously: a bigger Leon emergency shelter, an additional shelter in Taylor county, transitional housing services, a courthouse office, a stand-alone rape crisis service center, collaborations with DCF and local sheriff’s offices, counseling, community…

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