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Advocacy, Counseling, and Support Services

The Alachua County Victim Services & Rape Crisis Center

218 SE 24th Street

(352) 264-6760

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The State Attorney’s Office of Victim Services

State Attorney’s Office – Eight Judicial Circuit

120 West University Avenue Gainesville, FL 32601


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Parents, Families, and friends of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and transgender Persons (PFLAG)

P.O. Box 358472


Gainesville FL 32653

(352) 340-3770

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Alachua County Sheriff’s Office Victim Services

2621 SE Hawthorne Road Gainesville FL 32641

(352) 384-3317

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Peaceful Paths

(352) 377-8255 (24-hour hotline)


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The Alachua County Crisis Center

Attn: Ali Martinez, Director

218 SE 24th Street

(352) 264-6789

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Report Rape Gainesville

Medical Care

Shands at the University of Florida

1600 S.W. Archer Road Gainesville, FL 32608

(352) 265-0111

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North Florida Regional Medical Center

6500 Newberry Road Gainesville, FL 32605

(352) 333-4000

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Reporting and Education

Alachua County Sheriff’s Office

2621 SE Hawthorne Rd. Gainesville, FL 32644

(352) 367-4000

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Gainesville Police Department

413 NW 8th Ave

Gainesville, FL 32601


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Legal Assistance

Alachua County Sheriff’s Office

901 NW 8th Ave # D5 Gainesville, FL 32601-3832

(352) 372-0519

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Persons with hearing impairments: when trying to contact an office that does not list a TDD number, use The Florida Relay Service (FRS) by calling 1-800-955-8771 (TDD).

Emergency Shelters

Another Way, Inc.

A domestic violence shelter located in Chiefland, FL.

1-800-500-1119 (crisis hotline)

Arbor House Christian Maternity Shelter

Transitional housing for women and children in Gainesville, FL.

(352) 505-3521

Hubbard House

A full-service domestic violence shelter located in Jacksonville, FL.

(904) 354-3114 (24hr hotline)

St. Francis House

A homeless shelter located in Gainesville, FL.

(352) 378-9079

Interface Youth Shelter

A shelter for runaways and youths ages 12 to 17 located in Gainesville, FL.

(800) 854-5377

A Pleasant Place

A shelter for homeless, pregnant teenagers and their babies located in Gainesville, FL.

(352) 373-6993

Peaceful Paths

A domestic violence shelter for victims of domestic / family / relationship violence in the Alachua County area. Peaceful Paths is located in Gainesville, FL. If you are looking for a shelter outside of this area, representatives from Peaceful Paths can assist you in finding one.

1-800-393-SAFE (help line)

(352) 377-8255 (domestic violence)