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Bethesda House provides a safe environment for survivors of domestic violence and/or sex trafficking. 

We empower families and individuals by providing our residents with the tools needed to engage and preserve healthy, non-abusive interpersonal relationships through intervention, prevention, and education as we aspire to end violence in our community. All services are free of charge to our residents.

"A place of mercy and healing"
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National accreditation is in our sights! Our journey to become a nationally accredited organization began just over a year ago. Having completed the three main phases of the process - a preliminary self-study, the 'real deal' self-study, and the site visit - we are awaiting the final approval. Watch for the shout out to the community in the coming weeks! 

A Supportive Hug

We believe in the dignity and equality of every human being. Therefore, all people should be valued and empowered to live free of the fear of violence in their homes. To this end, we strive to address all forms of oppression and discrimination in the Alabama Wiregrass region in order to support a safe and thriving community. This philosophy specifically informs our intention to pour out love on our residents, so that they can heal, and ultimately thrive.

The Purple Lotus is significant for us. Purple is the color of domestic violence and the lotus is a flower which blooms after emerging from murky depths. We think that this symbolizes those we serve, as they are all deserving of a beautiful life, no matter how much trauma has been endured. Our primary fundraising efforts are called “Purple Lotus” events.

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