call: 1.800.799.safe (7233)
If you are a victim of domestic violence, call the police or this HOTLINE, and then let us help guide you to a safer place of healing.
The Hattie M. Wiggins Beacon of Light, Inc. is organized for the purpose of charitable, educational, and advocacy; not for individual gain. To provide services to the community for the common good and support nonprofits with similar missions.
If you or someone you know has experienced sexual assault or domestic violence you can call to speak to a counselor or be referred to local services:
National Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-656-4673. For Male Survivors of childhood sexual abuse, visit 1in6’s Online SupportLine: 1in6.org/men/get-help
National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233. To find local resources and information about domestic violence, search domesticshelters.org’s online database.
Teen Dating Violence Hotline: 1-866-331-9474 or text ‘loveis’ to 22522. www.loveisrespect.org
Why the Beacon?
"Let us guide you to a safer place."
Like any other symbol, the Lighthouse BEACON symbol is a representation of the type of support that we are using to end domestic violence and sexual assault. As a Survivor, I was inspired by my mother's community service before her untimely death, to be used the unifying symbol represents our goal of zero gender-based violence.
HMWBOLI offers virtual or face-to-face domestic violence workshops for professionals and community members that focus on the following:
Abuse Dynamics & Forms of Abuse
Trauma Effects, Abusive Mentality
Gender Roles, Healthy Relationships
Children’s Exposure to Domestic Violence
Escalation & Red Flags
High-Risk Teams & Lethality Signs
Safety Planning Self-care
Domestic Violence 101: Workshops
Local outreach is in partnership with local agencies, organizations, and businesses to support advocacy, safety planning, referrals, and crisis intervention.
Survival Services: Community Outreach
Survivors who have been identified by local agencies are referred to a “3 and Me” domestic violence class that will help guide him/her mentally, physically, and spiritually. The class is held once a week for four weeks in partnership with professionals ready to assist in the positive and safe transition.
Survival Services: "3 and Me" Class
HEALING RETREATS COMING SOON!
Relaxing activities to heal the mind, body, and spirit to JUMPSTART the second half of your year.
PENSACOLA BEACH RESORT
Love on Yourself Mini-retreat. Stay tuned for details.
Healing Hearts for Change Wellness and Empowerment Retreat: 2022 Mission. Stay tuned for Location and Time.