Survivors Matter

Despair. Pain. Worry. if you’re a survivor of domestic violence or human trafficking, you may not know what to do for you and your family. We can help get you out of an abusive situation and establish a foundation to build a better future. If you’re in our service area, our assistance comes at no charge to the victim. Our services are available to women and men, along with their children and pets.

14,000+ Success Stories
The board, volunteers, and employees of the Domestic Abuse Family Shelter, Inc. are dedicated to breaking the cycle of abuse by maintaining a broad base of services with community involvement and local and state support. We believe all people have the right to live a violence-free life.
A call to our 24-hour crisis line starts the process. We can help with emergency shelter and other care to help you begin your violence-free life.
DAFS serves 11 counties in southeastern Mississippi with shelters in Hattiesburg and Laurel.
Call 9-1-1 in emergencies. An officer or health care professional can help you reach us. Or, click here for more information during non-emergencies.