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Our Mission

For over 39 years, Care Lodge has provided essential services and emergency shelter to victims of domestic violence in east central Mississippi. 

All supportive services for victims are free of charge and completely confidential. Information and assistance is available, in-person or virtually, whether individuals are living in the community or living in shelter. Please call and speak with an advocate about any questions or concerns you may have about increasing your safety.

You do not have to be in crisis to call Care Lodge. Many people call to learn about their options for increasing personal safety or to help someone they care about who is dealing with an abusive relationship. Some may even call about volunteer opportunities or request a presentation to educate others about domestic violence. Whether you call the office number or the 24-hour line, a member of our caring team will get you in touch with the right person to help you meet your need.

Click HERE to discover support that is offered outside the emergency shelter.

We Offer

  • People Helped This Year
    People Helped This Year


  • Volunteer Hours
    Volunteer Hours


  • Families Sheltered This Year
    Families Sheltered This Year


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Our Contributors

  • United Way of East Mississippi
    United Way of East Mississippi