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Domestic Abuse Council

P.O. Box 142
Daytona Beach, FL 32115

(386) 257-2297


The purpose of the Domestic Abuse Council, Inc. is to provide emergency shelter, victim advocacy, transitional housing, support/education groups for victims, information and referral services, case management, residential and community programs for child witnesses of domestic violence, legal advocacy, community education and professional training.


Primary Services:

General Information



Intake Process:


Program Fees:

Shelter: None
Court Advocacy Services: None
"Hugs & Love" Children's Center: None
Traditional Housing: Residents are required to pay a $200.00 advance with monthly rent based on 30% of their adjusted gross income.
Legal Counsel: There are no fees for legal counsel; however, there may be fees affiliated with legal action/proceedings.


Any individual who has been physically abused, threatened with
abuse, is frightened to stay where they are and has no place else to go are eligible for emergency shelter services. We are a non-discriminating shelter. Victims must be 18 years or older, unless they have children or are emancipated by the State of Florida.

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Is Shelter?


Shelter Requirements:

To Access the Shelter: Victims may contact the crisis lines at (386) 255-2102 for local areas or via a Statewide Hotline at: 1-800-500-1119. After an initial screening by phone, victims are met in a safe location and transported or they may drive their own car to the shelter.
Location: The Domestic Abuse Council, Inc. has one emergency shelter in Daytona Beach. Due to the nature of the problems our residents face, the actual location is kept confidential. The shelter is heavily secured and staffed 24-hours per day.
Length of Stay: Length of shelter stay varies upon the needs of the victim and their shelter goals/plans.
Cost: There are no fees for shelter services.

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