About

CEASE, Inc.


CEASE Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, Inc. is a nonprofit organization serving
Claiborne, Grainger, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, and Union Counties in East Tennessee.
Our program has two emergency shelters in Hamblen and Claiborne Counties with a combined total of 26 beds.

CEASE was founded in 1980 in response for the need for safe shelter for women and children who were displaced from their homes because of domestic violence. In 1999, it became a dual issue program, also responding to the need for crisis services and advocacy for victims of sexual assault.

CEASE, Inc. provides services to persons without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity (or expression), religion, handicap or disability. CEASE prohibits harrassment by employees based on race, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity (or expression), religion, and national origin.