Laurens County Safe Home

Clinton, SC 29325

(864) 682-7270



*abuse counseling
*crisis intervention hotline/helplines
*domestic violence shelter
*domestic violence support group
*restraining order/order of protection

The Safe Home is the first step for women fleeing violent homes. Upon arrival, an assessment of mental, physical & financial needs isconducted. An action plan is developed based on client's personal needs.
Facility: domestic violence shelter provides an 18-bed self-contained, home environment, centrally located in Laurens County and close to resource agencies needed by clients. A security system and 24-hour staffing provides safety & comfort.
Shelter staff facilitate access to needed community resources: childcare services, transportation, mental health counseling, financial services, housing, emergency needs (including clothing & food), legal resources, job placement services, & skill training.
Victim Advocacy Services available include: information on crime victim rights & compensation, Order of Protection, safety planning, community resources, and substance abuse screening & referral.
provides crisis intervention/referral services for men & male children over age 14 impacted by domestic violence.

Phone Numbers

Main Number

(864) 682-7270

toll-free number

(866) 598-5932


Dawn Ardelt

Primary Contact

Executive Director

General Information


Office: M-F, 8:00am - 5:00pm
Shelter: 24 hours a day, 365 days a year

Intake Process:

Call 1-866-598-5932, for immediate help.

Program Fees:



Eligibility: Adult female victims of domestic violence - all walks of life, all income levels, all educationlevels, all ages. No pets or male children over age 12 (we provide crisis intervention and referral services for men and male children over age 12 impacted by domestic violence)

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