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 …

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 …

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 …