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The Muscogee County Sheriff's Office is dedicated to safeguarding the lives and property of our community through fair and impartial treatment of all citizens. (706) 653-4225
The Columbus Police Department is committed to providing the citizens of columbus with excellence in law enforcement that will improve the quality of life for all residents of the chattahoochee valley. (706) 225-3205
Crime Stoppers is operated by the Columbus police department for the benefit of all the law enforcement agencies in the Chattahoochee valley. Crime stoppers receives information from the public on all types of crimes and wanted individuals. Each tip is evaluated on its value to the public safety of the community and rewards are paid out anonymously. (706) 653-3188
The Pastoral Institute is a nonprofit, faith-based, non-denominational counseling, consultation and educational center that serve individuals, families and communities. (706) 649-6500
District attorney's office
Victim/Witness Assistance Program
The District Attorney's Office of the Chattahoochee Judicial Circuit has a Victim/Witness Assistance Program, which helps maintain contact with and provide support to crime victims. This office also assists victims of violent crimes in obtaining state funds for medical, funeral, and counseling expenses. (706) 653-4426
Solicitor General's Office
Victim/Witness Assistance Program
The Office of the Solicitor-General offers a Victim/Witness Program, which focuses on assisting victims throughout the judicial process. This program is responsible for notifying victims about court proceedings, compensation, community based victim service programs, and general assistance throughout the judicial process. (706) 653-4580
Contact Helpline is a confidential phone service. It is a single source for providing listening, crisis intervention, information about community services, and referrals to human services. 211 or
(706) 327-3999
The Sexual Assault Support Center, Inc. provides services to victims and families that have been affected by sexual assault. They provide a 24 hour crisis Hotline, court support, survivor support group, medical accompaniment, and referral. (706) 571-6010 or
The Family Center's Personal and Family Counseling is offered to anyone experiencing problems in the areas of relationship, parenting, life stage adjustments, trauma, stress, and other personal issues. No one is turned away because of an inability to pay! (706) 327-3238
The Family Center's Consumer Credit Counseling Service is a non-profit, accredited, and nationally affiliated financial counseling service that assists individuals with budgeting, money management, credit education, and debt reduction. (706) 327-3239
The Big Brothers Big Sisters program strives diligently to provide youth, ages 6 - 17, with healthy , caring friendships with adult role models. By "matching" littles with bigs who share the same interests, lasting relationships are formed: an invaluable gift to both the big and the little (706) 327-3760
Hope Harbour The Columbus Alliance for Battered Women is a nonprofit organization that provides emergency shelter for women and their children who find themselves homeless as a direct result of physical abuse and domestic violence. (706) 324-3850 or
1-800-33HAVEN (42836)
The Muscogee County Department of Family and Children Services is a part of Georgia Department of Human Resources that investigates child abuse; finds foster homes for abused and neglected children; helps low income, out-of-work parents get back on their feet; assists with childcare costs for low income parents who are working or in job training; and provides numerous support services and innovative programs to help troubled families. (706) 649-7311
Georgia Legal Services Program provides free legal services to low-income people in civil matters. Georgia Legal Services handles civil (non-criminal) cases such as: housing, health care, public benefits, family, work, and school-related issues. (706) 649-7493
Georgia's Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) programs provide an innovative, cost-effective approach to a very urgent crisis. Community-based programs recruit, screen, train and supervise volunteers to provide individualized advocacy for innocent victims and an independent source of information for the judge who must decide their future. (706) 323-3687
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The Georgia State Board of Pardons and Parole's Victim Information Program is a 24 hour automated information system used to provide victims of crime and/or their families with access to information about their offender. V.I.P. also operates as a notification system that will automatically notify a victim of the release of their offender from custody. 1-800-593-9474