Refuge House turns 40

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) – The Refuge House turned the big “40” Wednesday. The center first opened its doors in 1978 as a battered womens shelter in Tallahassee. They have experienced consistent growth after the 1994 Violence Against Women Act. The Refuge House fields about 4,000 hotline calls each year. More than 2,000 domestic abuse and…

Refuge House celebrates SAFE Center opening

The Refuge House, an advocacy and resource center for sexual assault victims, celebrated the opening of its new stand-alone clinic Thursday. Noting the immense collaboration between adjacent Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare, community advocates, law enforcement and volunteers, Refuge House Executive Director Meg Baldwin commended the devotion to survivors of sexual assault. “I wish that every victim…