Why Doesn’t She Just Leave?

“Why doesn’t she just leave?” How often do I get asked this question?  Sometimes in my reply, I try to turn it around and ask, “Why do men keep abusing their partners?”  I think that’s a valid question (and it’s a question SafeHaven is actively addressing through reformative programming – but that’s for another Op Ed piece!)  Most of the …

2019 Legacy of Women Honorees Selected

Fort Worth, Texas – SafeHaven of Tarrant County is proud to announce the selection of 10 honorees for the 2019 Legacy of Women Award. The event is set to take place Friday, Oct. 18, at the Fort Worth Convention Center. 2019 marks the 27th year of Legacy of Women, which recognizes remarkable women in Tarrant County for their leadership, impact …

We Need You Most Right Now

It’s summertime. For many of us, this means lazy mornings and less traffic, fireworks and key lime pie. But for those who live in violent homes, summertime means less of a routine.  It means less reliability. More unpredictable moments.  More walking on eggshells.  For many Tarrant County families, summertime means making a move they’ve been waiting to make until the …

Erik Gross – Friendship Award

This National Volunteer Appreciation Week, SafeHaven is honoring the volunteers that allow us to continue working toward our mission. Nine volunteers or volunteer groups were honored with awards at SafeHaven’s “Round of Applause” event last Thursday, but we also want to let you get to know each of these incredible advocates for SafeHaven. Let’s take a look at our Friendship Award winner, …

Megan Fanning – Katie Carlson Advocacy Award

This National Volunteer Appreciation Week, SafeHaven is honoring the volunteers that allow us to continue working toward our mission. Nine volunteers or volunteer groups were honored with awards at SafeHaven’s “Round of Applause” event last Thursday, but we also want to let you get to know each of these incredible advocates for SafeHaven. Let’s take a look at our Katie Carlson …

Tracy Rector – Board Excellence Award

This National Volunteer Appreciation Week, SafeHaven is honoring the volunteers that allow us to continue working toward our mission. Nine volunteers or volunteer groups were honored with awards at SafeHaven’s “Round of Applause” event last Thursday, but we also want to let you get to know each of these incredible advocates for SafeHaven. Let’s take a look at our Board Excellence …

Ronna Grady – Don Wilks Spirit Award

This National Volunteer Appreciation Week, SafeHaven is honoring the volunteers that allow us to continue working toward our mission. Nine volunteers or volunteer groups were honored with awards at SafeHaven’s “Round of Applause” event last Thursday, but we also want to let you get to know each of these incredible advocates for SafeHaven. Let’s take a look at our Don Wilks …

LaMonica Evans – SafeStar Volunteer

This National Volunteer Appreciation Week, SafeHaven is honoring the volunteers that allow us to continue working toward our mission. Nine volunteers or volunteer groups were honored with awards at SafeHaven’s “Round of Applause” event last Thursday, but we also want to let you get to know each of these incredible advocates for SafeHaven. Let’s take a look at our SafeStar Volunteer …

Purple Party Tickets On Sale

FORT WORTH, Texas – SafeHaven of Tarrant County is excited to present the second annual Purple Party. The event, scheduled for Friday, April 12, will take place from 6 – 10 p.m. at Ashton Depot in downtown Fort Worth. Purple Party invites guests to sip, bid and dance, all while supporting domestic violence survivors in their community. The event features …

The Most Important Thing

Hello SafeHaven Community! I hope you had a wonderful holiday season and are back in the swing of life as we know it. School and spring sports have begun and we’re already waiting for warmer temperatures. For us at SafeHaven, we have taken a deep breath after Santa’s Sack, Adopt-A-Family and holiday meals at the shelters. Yes, December was intensely …