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.

Phone: 
(863) 413-2708
Fax: 
(863) 413-3079
Email: 
lparker@peacerivercenter.org
Website: 
http://www.peacerivercenter.org
Mailing Address: 
1860 South Crystal Lake Drive
Lakeland, FL 33801
Contact: 
Linda L. Parker, PhD
Contact Title: 
Director of Victim Services
Shelter: 

Polk County:
Confidential Location
Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes
Number of Beds: 28

Highland/Hardee:
Confidential Location
Accessible by Public Transportation: No
Number of Beds: 22
Hotline: (863) 386-1167
TDD: (863) 733-4410

Outreach: 

1860 South Crystal Lake Drive
Lakeland, FL 33801

Phone: (863) 413-2708
TDD: (863) 733-4412
Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes

Hours: Call for Hours
Sexual Assault Crisis Line: (863) 413-2707
Toll Free: 1-877-688-5077

Services: 
  • 24-Hour Hotline
  • Advocacy
  • Assists with Relocation Assistance Application
  • Certified Rape Crisis Center
  • Children’s Program
  • Community Education
  • Court/Legal Advocacy
  • CPI Project
  • Crisis Counseling and Service Management
  • Economic Empowerment Project
  • Emergency Shelter
  • Food and Clothing Assistance 
  • Information and Referral
  • InVEST
  • Outreach
  • Pet Fostering Off-site
  • Pet Kennel On-site
  • Primary Prevention Programming
  • Professional Training
  • Rural Outreach
  • Safety Planning
  • Support Groups (English/ Spanish)
  • Teen Dating Violence Services
  • Transportation Assistance