SafeHaven News

Not Just A Number: Laila October 17, 2018 - So many times we use statistics to show the urgency of domestic violence. One in the three women will experience domestic violence, 63 calls to the hotline every day, the list goes on and on. But what we always strive to remember is that each of those numbers is a life with a story, each story truly deserves to find ...
Not Just A Number: Amy October 10, 2018 - So many times we use statistics to show the urgency of domestic violence. One in the three women will experience domestic violence, 63 calls to the hotline every day, the list goes on and on. But what we always strive to remember is that each of those numbers is a life with a story, each story truly deserves to find ...
Not Just A Number: Janice October 3, 2018 - So many times we use statistics to show the urgency of domestic violence. One in the three women will experience domestic violence, 63 calls to the hotline every day, the list goes on and on. But what we always strive to remember is that each of those numbers is a life with a story, each story truly deserves to find ...
Start By Believing October 1, 2018 - The SafeHaven domestic violence hotline rings once every twenty minutes, around the clock.  The callers are your friends, neighbors, co-workers.  The calls are received under the presumption the callers are telling the truth.  The SafeHaven staff starts this work by believing victims, straight from the beginning. The truth of the matter is:  the vast majority of domestic violence cases go ...
Op-Ed: The Last Warning Shot September 24, 2018 - In the midst of all kinds of other late-breaking news, last week there was also a widely reported story of a man from Anchorage, Alaska, who walked out of court a free man.  He was charged with offering a woman a ride, strangling her unconscious, and then masturbating on her.  The grand jury in Anchorage had indicted 34-year-old Justin Schneider ...
People of SafeHaven: Agatha Soria August 15, 2018 - A few years ago, SafeHaven developed the culture statement: "SafeHaven creates community." As a valued member of our community, we want to introduce you to the people behind the scenes who use their passions to help women in the Tarrant County community. People of SafeHaven is a series created with the sole purpose of giving you a glimpse into the ...
Domestic Violence Doesn’t Discriminate August 13, 2018 - A Democratic Representative from Minnesota, Keith Ellison’s, name has now been added to the long list of actors, authors, CEOs, athletes, and politicians accused of intimate partner violence (IPV). Sigh. One thing this confirms:  domestic violence isn’t something that only happens to the poor or uneducated.  Domestic violence doesn’t discriminate. When stories like this rise to the top of the ...
Op-Ed: Not In My County August 3, 2018 - Earlier this month the Fort Worth Star-Telegram ran a story about a 20-year old sexual assault case with a perpetrator from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (SWBTS). That same day, I was working closely with the staff of our high risk team. The story talked about a grown man with ties to SWBTS who reportedly assaulted a then 17-year old female. ...
Adventure Camp: Paul Quinn College Week July 2, 2018 - Adventure Camp headed to Dallas this week to tour Paul Quinn College!
Honorees Selected for 26th Legacy of Women Award June 26, 2018 - SafeHaven of Tarrant County is excited to announce the selection of 10 honorees for the 26th Legacy of Women Award. The event, which will be held Thursday, Oct. 18, will begin at 10 a.m. at the Fort Worth Convention Center.  The celebrated Legacy of Women Award recognizes remarkable women in Tarrant County for their leadership, impact and commitment. The 2018 ...