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Shepherd's Rest Services

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Shepherd's Rest is a family violence crisis center, located in Paulding County, GA with a 24 Hour Crisis Line and Emergency Housing for victims of domestic violence and their children.

Since the shelter opened on December 26, 1997, Shepherd’s Rest Ministries has provided shelter to over 5,000 women and children and has provided support services to thousands of others. 

Our shelter is a safe-house and it's location is confidential. The shelter is staffed 24-hours a day and will provide for all basic needs including food, clothing, personal care items, and other essentials. As with all New Beginnings programs, our shelter residents receive agency core services and the care that they desperately need. 

Some of the Service That We Offer Include:​

  • 24-hour Crisis Line

  • Medical Screenings

  • Emergency Shelter

  • Food and Clothing

  • Legal Advocacy

  • Transportation Assistance

  • Individual Case Management and Advocacy

  • Assistance with School Enrollment 

  • Weekly Women’s Support Groups 

  • Weekly Support Groups for Children Aged 7 and Up

  • Annual Domestic Violence Classes

  • Resources and Referrals for Outside Mental Health Counseling, Housing, Day Care, and Local Community Services

Jeremiah 29:11 

For I know the plans that I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you, and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.

Our Mission
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We Want To See
You Prosper

Our hope is to be an encouragement in the lives of abused and homeless women by helping them heal, find belief in themselves, and grow in self-sufficiency.


Multiple Women Obtain Their GED

24 Women Enroll in Chattahoochee Technical College

1 Woman Enroll in Vogue Beauty School

Numerous Women Obtain Their Driver’s License 

81 of Our Families Locate Long-Term Housing 

34 Families Presented with Used Cars Donated to Shepherd’s Rest Ministries 

96 Families, Including 238 Children Have Been the Recipients of Toys, Food, and Clothing During Our Christmas Outreach Program

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Our Vision

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If You Need Our Help We Are Only A Call Away

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