A Note from our CEO During Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Hello SafeHaven Supporter! Domestic Violence Awareness month started in 1981 with the “Day of Unity”, an effort of the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence.  The intention of this awareness month is to connect advocates from all over the United States who are working to end domestic violence. SafeHaven is particularly excited about this October’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month, primarily because of …

Survivors Among Us: Stories that Inspire Hope- Corrine and Noah

Finding a Safe Place at SafeHaven Corrine knew that when Noah was born that things would be different.  Her relationship with Paul had been tense with her pregnancy and the added expenses that a baby brings, but she knew that once the baby was here, everything would calm down.  They would find their normal routine again, and their growing family would be …

2017 Adventure Camp Recap

Our 2017 Adventure Camp was a HUGE success! SafeHaven’s Children’s Program Staff share their favorite moments from Adventure Camp below … Name: Susan Van Meter Position: Children’s Program Coordinator (Arlington) Favorite Week (Country) of Camp: Iraq Favorite field trip: Bee keeping at Harvesting Hope Community Garden Funny camp story: • During Italy week, we took the kids to Rita’s Italian …

Community Starts Here – Fort Worth Modern Quilt Guild

Quilts made by members of the Fort Worth Modern Quilt Guild (FWMQG), with their asymmetrical design, bold colors, negative space, and lack of borders, may not look much like “your grandma’s quilts.” But, in some respects, the guild’s quilts and charity works are VERY much like your grandma’s quilts: handmade with love by quilters who share that love with family, …

Thank you to Paul Mitchell!

Our Arlington Shelter was recently honored to have Paul Mitchell stop in to provide haircuts and new styles for our survivors in the shelter. We are so grateful for Paul Mitchell – Arlington for providing such an incredible experience for our clients. We know that hope and resiliency can make all of the difference for our clients, and we are thankful for your partnership! If …

Announcing the 2017 Legacy of Women Honorees

SafeHaven is excited to announce this year’s Legacy of Women honorees! These women are recognized for their leadership, impact, and commitment to our Tarrant County community. Thank you to everyone who submitted a nomination form and who helped throughout the selection process. We are grateful for our community of friends and leaders who want to share in this long standing tradition!

Community Starts Here- Thank you Mercedes-Benz Financial Services

SafeHaven’s Arlington shelter was filled with lots of laughter and projects as 50 volunteers from Mercedes-Benz Financial Services came to make much-needed updates and give back as part of their Week of Caring and CommUNITY Starts Here initiative. For the fifth year in a row, employees from Mercedes-Benz Financial Services volunteered in a Week of Caring throughout the United States …

Quarterly Mission Focus- Support

The mission of SafeHaven is to end domestic violence through safety, support, prevention, and social change. The comprehensive services that are offered through our agency are the effect of thoughtful consideration and the evolving needs of the women and children we serve. Each quarter, we are highlighting a segment of our mission, so you are well informed of the impact …

Camp Heart in May

Camp Heart is Coming up in May! Surviving domestic violence can be a lifelong process for children who witness and experience abuse. Nationally, 1 in 15 children are child witnesses to domestic violence, and most of them are direct victims as well. Children need support to address the long-term effects of unhealed trauma, and SafeHaven is proud to offer an …

2017 Annual Meeting and Volunteer Reception

Thank you to everyone who came to the 2017 Annual Meeting and Volunteer Reception! We are grateful to have you as a part of our SafeHaven family and for your continued support. Hello Friends! We wrapped up our Annual Meeting and Volunteer Reception on Thursday, March 23rd.  It is inspiring to see a room full of people (volunteers, congregations, employees, …