The QUICK ESCAPE Button
Sarah’s Refuge web site provides an QUICK ESCAPE button on every page in the event that you are interrupted by an abuser while visiting our website. Clicking the Escape button will immediately redirect your browser to a search engine page.
If you feel you are in danger call 911.
Clicking “Quick Escape Button” does not erase your Web browsing history. To delete history on most browsers, go to Tools, then Internet Options, and Clear History or Data. Also try holding down the Control, Shift and Delete keys at the same time.
Welcome to Sarah's Refuge Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Center of Duplin County, NC.
Your Online Safety:
Before leaving our site, click the escape bar at the top of any of our pages. Please use a computer at a safe location and be aware that there is always a computer trail. If you are in immediate danger, call 911. If you are not in immediate danger and you wish to speak to a domestic violence advocate about the options available to you, please call our 24-hour toll free Domestic Violence Hotline 910-293-3206.
Our Mission Statement
To work towards the elimination of all forms of domestic and sexual violence through education, outreach, and provision of services to individuals and families affected by domestic violence and sexual assault. This is accomplished through providing client-centered services, empowerment, and treating individuals in need of service with compassion and dignity.
Our Vision Statement
Sarah's Refuge will be the beacon of light and a center for excellency in the provision of client-centered services to anyone in Duplin County whose lives has been affected by domestic and sexual violence.
North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence
North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault
North Carolina Victim's Assistance Network
North Carolina Center for Nonprofits
Some Interesting Facts
These colors have a significant meaning:
Purple = Domestic Violence
Silver = Elder Abuse
Blue = Child Abuse
Teal = Sexual Assault
Did You Know
The month of April is Child Abuse & Sexual Assault Awareness Month
The month of October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
In NC, Elder Abuse Awareness runs between Mother's Day & Father's Day:
June 15th is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day