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Family Justice Center of Georgetown and Horry Counties

Georgetown, SC   |  www.fjcgtownhorry.org

Mission

The mission of the Family Justice Center of Georgetown and Horry Counties is to reduce the injuries and deaths resulting from domestic violence. We partner with local agencies to provide comprehensive, coordinated services to victims of domestic violence and their children, as well as educational programs for our community.

Ruling year info

2007

Executive Director

KImberley Parsons

Main address

PO Box 366

Georgetown, SC 29442 USA

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EIN

30-0420199

NTEE code info

Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C. (W99)

Victims' Services (P62)

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Domestic violence is a very serious and often lethal crime in South Carolina. In fact, South Carolina ranks 5th in the nation for numbers of women killed by men. This organization is dedicated to reducing the injuries and deaths resulting from domestic violence

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Safety Planning

Whether you are planning to leave your abuser or have already left, a carefully laid out safety plan will help you be prepared in an emergency situation, and increase your chances of not being harmed during a violent episode. A victim’s advocate will work with you to develop a safety plan that is specific to you and your children’s needs.  CLICK HERE FOR A PERSONAL SAFETY PLAN.

Population(s) Served
Adults

The FJC provides victims of Georgetown and Horry Counties safe refuge. Our emergency shelter addresses your crucial safe housing needs in the midst of your crisis. A case manager will help you identify the basic needs for your family. Goals will be established based on your individual circumstances with a primary focus on safety & self sustainability. The FJC shelter is staffed 24 hours and is equipped with a state of the art security system.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Our family violence advocates specialize in providing assistance to victims of family violence. They have an understanding of the criminal, civil and social service systems in our community. Advocates can also provide you practical and emotional support. They are efficient in crisis intervention. FJC advocates can explain what law-enforcement and courts can do for you and how they function in Georgetown and Horry Counties. They can help you navigate the system and process of pressing charges and/or obtaining an order of protection. Our Court advocates will help you complete the necessary paperwork to petition the Family Court for an order of protection and can accompany you in court.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Counseling, FJC has a counselor on staff to help you in crisis situations as well as ongoing emotional healing from the trauma of domestic violence. If your situation requires outside counseling resources the FJC counselor will work with you to make the necessary referrals. Support Groups, FJC has a Domestic Violence Support Group led by a licensed counselor, and is designed to help with the healing process from the emotional pains of domestic violence. In a peer setting, the group focuses on relational as well as interpersonal skills. Parenting Classes, FJC offers parenting class that focus on implementing and building positive parenting techniques.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Goals & Strategy

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Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

The creation of a community where there is zero tolerance of domestic violence.

This organization provides comprehensive, confidential services to victims of domestic violence and their children to include: crisis intervention, assessment, counseling, case management, court advocacy, support groups, parenting classes, transportation, medical care by referral, life coaching, emergency safe shelter, assistance with housing, job search and child care and financial aid for specific needs. We also provide education and training for community professionals and citizens.

This organization employs a staff of 22 highly trained professionals who deliver a plethora of services as listed above. The Board of Directors provides strategic governance as fiscal oversight as well as advocacy and support.

This organization had expanded its service in Georgetown County with a new and larger office. In Myrtle Beach a satellite office is now servicing Horry County residents.

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Family Justice Center of Georgetown and Horry Counties

Board of directors
as of 05/25/2023
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Richard Culbertson

Horry County Department of Social Services

Term: 2021 - 2023


Board co-chair

Tom Fox

Horry County Sheriff's Department

Term: 2020 - 2024

Alicia Barnes

Family Justice Center - Governing Board

Jackie Broach-Akers

Family Justice Center - Advisory Board

Tara Hawkinson

Family Justice Center - Advisory Board

Brian Swinton

Family Justice Center - Governing Board

Mary Watkins

Family Justice Center - Governing Board

Caitlin Lang

Family Justice Center - Advisory Board

Nancy Kolman

Family Justice Center - Governing Board

Jim Christian

Family Justice Center - Governing Board

Michele Moulton

Family Justice Center-Governing Board

Sheldon Butts

Family Justice Center- Governing Board

JoAnn Crumpler

Family Justice Center- Governing Board

Jessica DuBose

Family Justice Center- Governing Board

Tracy Durant

Family Justice Center- Governing Board

Robert Jenkot

Family Justice Center- Governing Board

Rondie Peiscop-Grau

Family Justice Center- Governing Board

Chelice Waites

Family Justice Center- Governing Board

Patti Miller

Family Justice Center- Advisory Board

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 5/25/2023

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Leadership

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