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LSS CHOICES for Victims of Domestic Violence

CHOICES is the only domestic violence safe haven shelter in Franklin County offering 120 beds, a 24-hour crisis and information hotline, counseling services, support groups and legal and community advocates for those impacted by domestic violence. CHOICES staff and trained volunteers also conduct domestic violence awareness and prevention outreach throughout our community. In FY18, 644 unduplicated people, more than half of them children, stayed at the CHOICES shelter and our hotline answered 3,933 calls.