SafeHaven News

Harriet Blake – SafeStar Volunteer April 20, 2018 - This National Volunteer Appreciation Week, SafeHaven is honoring the volunteers that allow us to continue working toward our mission. Six volunteers or volunteer groups were honored with awards at SafeHaven's "Round of Applause" event on Tuesday, 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 ...
Rhonda Brunson – Katie Carlson Advocacy Award April 18, 2018 - This National Volunteer Appreciation Week, SafeHaven is honoring the volunteers that allow us to continue working toward our mission. Six volunteers or volunteer groups were honored with awards at SafeHaven's "Round of Applause" event on Tuesday, but we also want to let you get to know each of these incredible advocates for SafeHaven. Today's volunteer is our Katie Carlson Advocacy ...
Jeanine Werberig – Board Excellence Award April 9, 2018 - This National Volunteer Appreciation Week, SafeHaven is honoring the volunteers that allow us to continue working toward our mission. Six volunteers or volunteer groups were honored with awards at SafeHaven's "Round of Applause" event on Tuesday, 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 ...
Steve Woolston – Don Wilks Spirit Award April 9, 2018 - This National Volunteer Appreciation Week, SafeHaven is honoring the volunteers who allow us to continue working toward our mission.  Seven volunteers or volunteer groups will be honored with awards at SafeHaven's "Round of Applause" event on Tuesday, but we also want to let you get to know each of these incredible advocates for SafeHaven. First up is our Don Wilks ...
SafeHaven Celebrates National Social Work Month March 20, 2018 - Celebrated each March, National Professional Social Work Month is an opportunity for social workers across the country to turn the spotlight on the profession and highlight the important contributions they make.   SafeHaven celebrated its 28 staff members who are social workers with a come-and-go breakfast Tuesday morning. Staff from SafeHaven's shelters, counseling, housing, crisis and outreach, reformative services and administration ...
SafeHaven Leads Tarrant County Domestic Violence High Risk Team March 2, 2018 - In 2017, SafeHaven was awarded a grant from the Texas Council on Family Violence to create a domestic violence high risk team (DVHRT) with the responsibility of reducing and ultimately diminishing intimate partner homicides in Tarrant County. Mary Beth Kopsovich, who was just promoted to SafeHaven’s Vice President of Nonresidential Services, was charged with the startup of the team and ...
People of SafeHaven: Yvette Richardson February 2, 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 ...
SafeHaven Board Chair Tracy Rector Shares Her Story of Freedom February 2, 2018 - Domestic violence is ugly and complicated and more than anything else - it’s WRONG! Perhaps you’ve already heard the statistic that 1 in 3 women in Tarrant County women experience intimate partner violence in their lifetime. I begin serving as Board Chair for SafeHaven this month after being on the board for the past four years. As unlikely as it ...
NFL’s Troy Vincent to Headline Legacy of Women Luncheon January 29, 2018 - SafeHaven is excited to announce Troy Vincent as the keynote speaker for the 2018 Legacy of Women Luncheon. Vincent, the NFL Executive Vice President of Football Operations, is considered a national leader as an advocate against domestic violence and sexual assault and will share his personal story of growing up in a home with domestic violence and his lifelong commitment ...
Help Bring the Magic of Santa to Victims of Domestic Violence November 29, 2017 - Donate toys and gifts to benefit moms and kids finding safety in SafeHaven shelters. Women escaping domestic violence often leave everything behind to find safety at SafeHaven of Tarrant County. SafeHaven’s annual Santa’s Sack gift drive collects donations of gifts for kids and moms from December 9-18. Santa’s Sack donations allow moms and children staying at SafeHaven shelters to select special ...