SafeHaven in the News

 
 

360 West

4/28/20
SafeHaven's Kathryn Jacob aims to keep women and children who seek shelter from domestic violence safe — and healthy - during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Texas Tribune

4/24/20
Calls spiked — then dropped. Domestic abuse survivors, at home with abusers during the pandemic, may be unable to get help. Hear from leaders working to end DV.

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CBS DFW

4/17/20
“There’s just so much more opportunity for an abuser to abuse, and for a victim not to get out and get the help that she needs,” said Kathryn Jacob.

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CBS DFW

4/17/20
SafeHaven VP of Development, Emily Hancock, chatted with CBS DFW about turning SafeHaven's annual fundraising event, Purple Party, into an online giving affair.

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NBC DFW

4/6/20
Now that families must shelter in place, victims may have a difficult time calling for help. But COVID-19 may be producing situations that will result in more calls later.

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FW Magazine

3/23/30
SafeHaven, the only shelter in the county for those escaping abusive relationships, aims to establish an alcove for victims away from threats at home — pandemic or not.

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KERA News

3/20/20
At two local shelters, workers are worried the coronavirus outbreak could lead to even more violence. Most are out of cleaning supplies. And all of them need food and money now.

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FW Weekly

3/22/20
Amid COVID-19 distancing orders, SafeHaven has seen an uptick in hotline calls and pleas for shelter from domestic violence victims in Tarrant County.

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Conscious Co.

1/17/20
Kathryn Jacob, President/CEO of SafeHaven, shares her story of cutting intimate partner homicides in Tarrant County by nearly 60 percent in two years.

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Star-Telegram

1/3/20
Countless people from across the world spent their holiday break sending fits trying to make wishes come true for a 7-year-old boy spending the holidays in SafeHaven's shelter.

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People

Blake, a 7-year-old boy staying in a SafeHaven shelter, penned an emotional letter to Santa Claus asking for a dictionary, a watch, a compass and a very, very, very good dad.

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GMA

Blake, a 7-year-old boy staying in a SafeHaven shelter, penned an emotional letter to Santa Claus asking for a dictionary, a watch, a compass and a very, very, very good dad.

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Fox 4

SafeHaven President/CEO Kathryn Jacob speaks to Fox 4 about Blake's letter to Santa and why he represents a county full of kids in shelters who feel the same emotions.

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Good Morning Texas

10/15/19
President and CEO, Kathryn Jacob, and survivor and agency volunteer, Audria Maltsberger, sat down with WFAA for Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

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Dallas Doing Good

10/10/19
"We are most known for shelter, but shelter is not the intervention that works for everyone. We work best when we start by believing, and then we allow them to lead us through their journey."

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Tanglewood Moms

10/4/19
"Tarrant County's largest and most comprehensive organization aiming to end intimate partner violence, SafeHaven of Tarrant County has officially announced the launch of two annual initiatives."

Tanglewood Moms

Read more about what SafeHaven is doing to create awareness and celebrate survivors this Domestic Violence Awareness Month!

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