About SafeHaven


SafeHaven’s mission is to end domestic violence through safety, support, prevention and social change.

SafeHaven is the largest and most comprehensive agency in Tarrant County providing services at no cost to domestic violence victims. SafeHaven provides 24-hour care at two emergency shelters in Arlington and Fort Worth to families fleeing violent situations. The holistic shelters provide a comprehensive continuum of care for the women and children who would otherwise be forced to remain in dangerous situations. Trained bilingual advocates respond 24 hours a day to victims who call SafeHaven’s toll-free crisis hotline. There is free access to counseling in both English and Spanish for those who are currently experiencing domestic violence, as well as those who have previously been victims of domestic violence.

When leaving a shelter, SafeHaven provides survivors with a safety net of services and support to establish and sustain self-sufficiency. Through housing programs, families can move to a secure environment while simultaneously obtaining life skills, education, and improved employment opportunities.

SafeHaven’s professional education staff also provides domestic violence prevention programs to high school students through Tarrant County. Through our outreach, education, support services and prevention programs, we are making progress to reduce and end domestic violence.

I appreciate SafeHaven because it is so much more than a shelter. They have everything we need as we move forward on this journey.Felicia, 36
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Calls come to the 24-hour emergency hotline every day
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Women and children received holistic care in our emergency shelters
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Survivors received over 11,500 hours of expert counseling
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Women and children utilized our long-term transitional housing program
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Households were connected to safehaven resources through crisis and outreach services
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women received free legal representation and 638 received legal advocacy and advice
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prevention education presentations were offered to the community
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individuals participated in the partner abuse intervention program

SafeHaven of Tarrant County does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and termination of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors.