SafeHaven News

Fort Worth Shelter ADA Bathroom Renovation RFP November 7, 2017 - 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 November 3, 2017 - 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 ...
2018 Celebrity Chefs Tickets on Sale Now October 16, 2017 - About the Event Event Date: Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 - 6 p.m. Location: Hurst Conference Center - Hurst, Texas Buy Tickets Now ($125 per person) Mid-Cities SOS presents the 12th annual Celebrity Chefs event, benefiting SafeHaven of Tarrant County. Guests will be treated to a champagne cocktail reception with live jazz, Celebrity Chefs' cuisine, fine wines and craft beer. The ...
A Note from our CEO During Domestic Violence Awareness Month September 26, 2017 - 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 September 7, 2017 - 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 July 31, 2017 - 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! July 31, 2017 - 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 ...
Announcing the 2017 Legacy of Women Honorees July 13, 2017 - SafeHaven is excited to announce this year's Legacy of Women honorees! These women are recognized for their leadership, impact, and commitment to our Tarrant County community. Thank you to everyone who submitted a nomination form and who helped throughout the selection process. We are grateful for our community of friends and leaders who want to share in this long standing tradition!
Volunteer Spotlight: Alpha Chi Omega March 1, 2017 - 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 February 27, 2017 - 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 ...