Care Lodge domestic violence shelter of Meridian wants to remind the community, that they're available to help victims of abuse.
The agency, which for see’s nine counties in the area, had nearly 900 domestic violence arrests in the last year.
“We provide very comprehensive effective service for victims of domestic violence. That can include safe shelter, counseling, court advocacy, case management. We have a children’s program, we have an offender program. So, everything we do is geared around keeping the victims safe, keeping it confidential and providing the best services that we can.” Leslie Payne said.
If you are a victim, or know someone who has become a victim of domestic violence, you can call the care lodge crisis hotline, at 601 693 4673