SafeHaven Update: 6.9.2021

If you are a parent of a child of any age, you’ve seen Frozen.  It’s one of my favorite movies; I could watch it thousands of times and not bore of it.  I still laugh at Ana’s banter; I still get irritated with Elsa’s elusiveness.  You’ve possibly also seen Frozen 2, which, in my humble opinion, is far better than …

Fort Worth Resource Center Moves Locations

TARRANT COUNTY, TX (February 25, 2021) — SafeHaven of Tarrant County announced today its move to a new Fort Worth facility, as well as increased resources for women and children seeking support from intimate partner violence in Tarrant County. Beginning today, February 25, 2021, Tarrant County’s only exclusive domestic violence service provider will leave its location at 1100 Hemphill Street …

When Our Heroes Aren’t That

By Kathryn Jacob, LMSW | Op-Ed When I was pregnant with our oldest child and we were thinking of possible names for him, sometimes the idea of naming him after someone would come to mind.  This seemed like a good idea for the most part – a family name, like naming him after a deceased grandfather or great uncle.  But …

How to Help – Fall 2020

Take a look at the list below to find ways you can help domestic violence survivors staying at SafeHaven. We’re so thankful for your support! Donate Financially– This year has been tough on all of us, and your donations mean we can continue providing life-saving safety and resources to domestic violence survivors and their children who are fleeing abusive homes. …

SafeHaven Presents the 2019 Tarrant County Fatality Review

Read the full report It is in a spirit of gratitude and collaboration that we publish Tarrant County’s 2019 Fatality Review Report. Gratefully, local experts came together, formed a multi-disciplinary team based on trust and mutual respect, and dug into this hard work. Over the course of 2020, the team met several times to process and analyze the adult homicides …

SafeHaven Featured: Fort Worth Magazine

Since March, the amount of domestic violence homicides reported in Tarrant County has exceeded the total number of cases reported in 2019. SafeHaven, the largest and most comprehensive domestic violence service provider in the county, is doing all that it can to prevent these homicides from happening while simultaneously supporting survivors of abusive relationships.  When the pandemic first began, SafeHaven saw …

COVID-19 Hotline Calls

As the only local state-designated family violence center, SafeHaven manages Tarrant County’s only domestic violence hotline. The hotline is answered by trained professionals 24/7/365. In a normal year, we receive about 65 calls per day on average. Since SafeHaven provides not just shelter but much more, we get all kinds of calls with all kinds of requests. Not all 65 …

SafeHaven Featured: New York Times

Read the full New York Times article and photo diary here: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/14/opinion/sunday/domestic-violence-coronavirus.html

Nichole Masters-Henry Named Chief Services Officer

SafeHaven of Tarrant County is thrilled to announce the addition of Nichole Masters-Henry to its senior leadership team as the agency’s Chief Services Officer. Henry brings more than 20 years of nonprofit and social services experience to the new role. “We are so excited to welcome Nichole Masters-Henry to the SafeHaven senior leadership team as our new Chief Services Officer,” …