Janet Paulsen did “everything we ask of a woman in her situation” said Hall County Solicitor Stephanie Woodard. She filed police reports about her abusive husband, documented his firearms, then filed for and was granted a temporary protective order (TPO). But that didn’t stop Paulsen’s husband from shooting her six […]
Leaders from the Beverly J. Searles Foundation, Inc., the nonprofit owners and developers of Myrtle Terraces, recently presented a $50,000 gift to the Gateway in support of our campaign to build a new shelter. We are so grateful for this community partnership!
What: 15th Annual Domestic Violence Breakfast & Briefing presented by the Hall County Domestic Violence Task Force When: Oct. 1, 2019 (Breakfast at 7:45 a.m., Program at 8:00 a.m.) Where: Brenau Downtown Center, 301 Main St. SW, Gainesville Cost: Free Sponsors: Hall County Solicitor’s Office, Gateway Domestic Violence Center, Brenau […]
ATHENS – Gateway Domestic Violence Center’s Rosemary Stefanoff has been honored with the 2019 “In the Trenches” award, by the Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence (GCADV) at the Georgia Commission on Family Violence Conference, which is occurring this week in Athens. The “In the Trenches” award, given annually by the […]
We are excited to announce that Benchmark Physical Therapy’s charity golf tournament will benefit Gateway to 2020, our campaign to build a new domestic violence shelter. This year’s tournament is scheduled for Oct. 11, 2019, at Chestatee Golf Club. All proceeds are donated directly to Gateway. For more information or […]
Our Family Splash Bash returns to the Frances Meadows Center on Friday, Aug. 9. For more info about the event and to purchase family tickets, click here.
GAINESVILLE, Ga.- Gateway Domestic Violence Center welcomed its 2019 Board of Directors, including two new members, during its first meeting of the year on Jan. 17. The board is composed of volunteer leaders who are representative of the Hall County community. “Domestic violence affects people from all walks of life,” […]
GAINESVILLE – Just in time for Christmas, Gateway Domestic Violence Center received some welcome holiday cheer in its campaign to build a new emergency shelter. The campaign, Gateway to 2020, had its application for funding in the 2018 Round of the Competitive Affordable Housing Program (AHP) approved and was awarded […]
By Nick Watson The (Gainesville) Times Christy Sims said she had no idea someone in her house would be plotting against her. As she was getting closer to achieving her master’s degree, her ex-boyfriend was feeling like she was growing apart from him, she said. “He decided that, ‘You know […]
By Alyson Shields AccessWDUN.com Christy Sims wears her battle scars on her sleeves. As the first person who has survived an acid attack in Georgia, Sims was badly burned when an ex-boyfriend threw sulfuric acid on her shortly after the pair broke up in 2013. In the past five years, she has worked towards recovering […]