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 …

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 …

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 …