DALTON - The Georgia Commission on Family Violence (GCFV) held its quarterly meeting on June 22, 2018 at the Dalton-Whitfield County Library. Conasauga Judicial Circuit District Attorney, Bert Poston, hosted GCFV members and staff as well as other local community members engaged in addressing family violence.

“The Georgia Commission on Family Violence is committed to partnering with local communities across Georgia to seek solutions for ensuring everyone is safe in their homes,” stated Stephanie Woodard, Chair of GCFV. Ms. Woodard further states, “the residents of the Conasauga Judicial Circuit are fortunate to have a groundbreaking family violence court coordinated by Judge Cindy Morris and supported by an effective coordinated community response to family violence.”

GCFV is a state agency that strives to provide leadership to end family violence by promoting safety, ensuring accountability and improving justice for generations to come. GCFV holds four meetings each year across the state. Please visit www.gcfv.ga.gov for information regarding future meetings.

If you or someone you know is being abused, there are community and statewide resources available to you. Call 1-800-33-HAVEN, the toll-free, 24-hour hotline, for a confidential place to get help or find resources.

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For more information, please contact Jennifer Thomas at Jennifer.Thomas@dcs.ga.gov