SafeHaven News

Start By Believing: 2019 September 25, 2019 - Op-Ed: SafeHaven President and CEO, Kathryn Jacob, explains the mission behind the Start By Believing campaign and how you can be a better advocate for survivors in Tarrant County. Malebo Sephodi is a development worker and social commentator on issues of gender - she is an acclaimed author who speaks at various conferences around the globe.  Perhaps the thing she ...
North Texas Giving Day August 19, 2019 - North Texas Giving Day is coming up fast, and we need your help to make this year the best one yet! In 2018, you gave more than $40,000 to help survivors of domestic violence in your community - will you help even more women and children in 2019? Here's how you can join the movement: Get up and give on ...
Why Doesn’t She Just Leave? July 29, 2019 - “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 July 9, 2019 - 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 June 10, 2019 - 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 ...
Mid-Cities SOS Tennis Tournament May 3, 2019 - For more information, please go to www.mid-citiessos.org.
Domestic Violence Isn’t Always Physically Violent May 3, 2019 - “He wouldn’t let me work and didn’t give me access to our bank accounts.  Everyone told me to ‘just leave’, but without any money, how was that possible?  I thought about hiding some money here and there, but if he found out, well, that would be bad.” Financial abuse isn’t often what people think of when they hear the words ...
Erik Gross – Friendship Award April 12, 2019 - 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 April 11, 2019 - 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 April 10, 2019 - 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 ...