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 …

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 …

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 …

Volunteer Spotlight: Alpha Chi Omega

Volunteer Spotlight: The University of Texas Arlington, Alpha Chi Omega Sorority This month we are excited to highlight a group of women who continue to support SafeHaven and the families we serve by giving back every opportunity they can.  The ladies of Alpha Chi Omega at University of Texas Arlington have been a fixture of SafeHaven and it’s hard to …

SafeHaven Housing Program

SafeHaven’s Program Highlight: Housing What is the SafeHaven Housing Program? Our housing program helps families as they transition from life in the emergency shelter to the new challenges of housing assistance.  When a family comes to our emergency shelter, we know that it is not forever and that starting over can be overwhelming.  In order to provide our families with …

SafeHaven Program Highlight: Prevention Team

This month we are excited to share information about our constantly evolving prevention program that makes up one of the key pieces in our mission as we work to end domestic violence in our community. What is the Prevention Team? The prevention team at SafeHaven is comprised of eight employees, led by Eric May, who have established and now execute …