EVENT: Purple Purse Challenge
S A F E HOUSE INC STOP ABUSE IN THE FAMILY ENVIRONMENT wrote -
S.A.F.E. House is proud to be part of the 2015 Purple Purse Challenge. This is an extremely important opportunity to assist the clients of S.A.F.E. House and help build independence and increase financial knowledge, so that nobody has to live with violence.
We need your help to do this. Please consider making a donation to S.A.F.E. House during the month of October, also Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and help to save and change lives.
About SAFE House
S.A.F.E. House was established in 1994 by a group of community leaders concerned about the needs of battered women and their children. Today, through safe shelter, support, advocacy, counseling and community education, the organization provides a comprehensive approach to working with families to Stop Abuse in the Family Environment.
S.A.F.E. House is committed to stop violence and abuse in the family environment by providing safe shelter, support, advocacy, counseling and education.
S.A.F.E. House will provide quality crisis intervention, shelter and counseling services to domestic violence victims and their children and accredited treatment services for those who choose to abuse.
S.A.F.E. House will provide comprehensive advocacy services to victims of domestic violence and abuse and follow up and transitional resources and support.
S.A.F.E. House will be the leader in domestic violence education and prevention; raising the awareness of the seriousness and devastating effects of family abuse and violence; promote women’s strengths, competencies and abilities; holding batterers accountable for their violent and abusive behavior; and advocating for community involvement and social change.
Every person has the right to live in a safe, nurturing and supportive environment.
SAFE House Services
SAFE House provides a 24 hour hotline, year round for victims’ seeking information, help, someone to listen and/or emergency shelter. Our emergency shelter is an undisclosed, 8.000 ft house for those in the most dangerous of situations. The shelter provides the following services; safety, case management, advocacy, child advocacy, counseling for adults and children, children’s activity center, support groups, educational groups for children and adults, supportive activities, suites set up to hold four people, families or individuals, meals, laundry room- all at no cost.
Counseling and Advocacy Center
Our Counseling and Advocacy Center provides services for individuals and families who do not reside in shelter and seek counseling services for adults and children, legal advocacy, support groups, transitional services and supportive services. SAFE House also offers an educational and outreach program to the community that helps to raise awareness of the impact of domestic violence. All services are free to the community.
Education and Outreach
S.A.F.E. House provides education and outreach to the community free of charge.