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Polk

Peace River Center Domestic Violence Shelter
Also Known As: Peace River

Hotline: (863) 413-2700
TDD: (863) 413-2700
Mission:

The mission of Peace River Center’s Victim Services’ Program is to reduce
the incidence of sexual violence and domestic/family violence, as well as promote safety and a higher quality of life through shelter services, supportive programming, counseling, advocacy, education and outreach within the Tri- County area.

Administration:

Peace River Center - Domestic Violence Shelter
Phone: (863) 413-2708
Fax: (863) 413-3079
Email: sschwab@peacerivercenter.org
Website: www.peacerivercenter.org

Mailing Address:
1860 South Crystal Lake Drive
Lakeland, FL 33801

Contact: Sheryl Schwab
Title: Director of Victim Services

Shelter:

Polk County:
Confidential Location
Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes
Number of Beds: 30

Highland/Hardee:
Confidential Location
Accessible by Public Transportation: No
Number of Beds: 17
Hotline: (863) 386-1167

Outreach:

255 North Broadway Street
Bartow, FL 33831
Phone: (863) 534-4350
Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes
Hours: Call for Hours
Sexual Assault Crisis Line: (863) 413-2707
Toll Free: 1-877-688-5077

Thrift Store(s):

Peace River Thrift Shoppe
4419 South Florida Avenue, Suite 5
Lakeland, FL 33813
Phone: (863) 647-4224
Accessible by Public Transportation: No
Hours: 10:00 am-6:00 pm Mon.-Fri.
10:00 am-4:00 pm Sat.

Additional Services:
  • Certified Rape Crisis Center
  • Economic Empowerment Program
  • Food and Clothing Assistance
  • Pet Kennel On-site
  • Pet Fostering Off-site
  • InVEST*
  • Rural Outreach
  • Teen Dating Violence Services
  • Transportation Assistance

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