NFL’s Troy Vincent to Headline Legacy of Women Luncheon

SafeHaven is excited to announce Troy Vincent as the keynote speaker for the 2018 Legacy of Women Luncheon. Vincent, the NFL Executive Vice President of Football Operations, is considered a national leader as an advocate against domestic violence and sexual assault and will share his personal story of growing up in a home with domestic violence and his lifelong commitment …

Everyday Heroes

The Hurt Anna worked up the courage to escape. While her husband was sleeping, she quickly took her two young daughters and swiftly walked miles away from their apartment. She had been planning this for weeks. The physical and emotional abuse had become unbearable over the last year. “He is going to kill me,” echoed in her mind as she …

2020 Virtual Gift Drive

Thanks to your INCREDIBLE support, we have officially ended our Santa’s Sack drive for the 2020 season! Wanting more ways to help this year? We are looking for folks to provide holiday meals to our shelters. Please email Lindsay at ledwards@safehaventc.org for more information!

Helping Ava Find Her Smile

Over eight years, Ava, her mom and four siblings were in and out of SafeHaven shelters five times, and as Ava grew older, SafeHaven staff noticed her personality becoming more and more aggressive each time they met with her.  Ava, now 11-years-old, and her siblings had witnessed severe violence and threats against their mother’s life at home. The last time …

Fort Worth Shelter ADA Bathroom Renovation RFP

SafeHaven of Tarrant County is currently accepting proposals to construct accessibility improvements in two bathrooms in its Fort Worth shelter. A Community Development Block Grant project through the City of Fort Worth, the renovations will meet the National Objective of serving low to moderate income persons, specifically victims of domestic violence. With this project, SafeHaven intends to completely demolish two …

Recapping Domestic Violence Awareness Month

In Tarrant County, one in three women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime. October is deemed Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and this year it provided a channel to honor victims while also educating our community on the immense problem that is domestic violence. Between big events, small events and community presentations, SafeHaven of Tarrant County used October to move …