Crisis Line: Domestic violence cases double amid COVID-19


MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – As the COVID-19 pandemic has families isolated at home, the Crisis Line & Safe House says they are noticing an increase in domestic violence cases.

Jamie Borman with the Crisis Line says the number of cases has doubled in the last eight days.

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Borman reminds domestic violence victims that services are still available. However, those services are offered on a virtual platform to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

Also, the Crisis Line is still helping victims get temporary orders of protection.

To contact the Crisis Line, call (478)745-9292.