SafeHaven Timeline

 

 

2017

New branding and website redesign

2016

SafeHaven of Tarrant County implements new strategic plan

2015

SafeHaven of Tarrant County administrative offices moves into One Safe Place

Mary Lee Hafley, President and CEO, retires after 24 years of dedicated service

Mary Lee Hafley, President and CEO, retires after 24 years of dedicated service and Kathryn Jacob, LMSW, becomes new President and CEO.

2014

Fort Worth Family Justice Center, One Safe Place, opens as a co-location of services

2006

Women’s Haven and The Women’s Shelter unite

Women's Haven and The Women's Shelter merge and become SafeHaven of Tarrant Country

2000

The Women’s Shelter completes capital campaign to open 22,000 sf shelter

The Women's Shelter completes capital campaign to open 22,000 sf shelter providing emergency housing for 72 women and children. Facility includes gym and computer resource rooms.

1999

The Women’s Shelter launches pro-bono civil legal representation

1996

The Women’s Shelter creates transitional living service

1995

Women’s Haven begins Batter’s Intervention and Prevention Program

Women's Haven begins Batter's Intervention and Prevention Program (BIPP)

1990

Women’s Haven opens a Fort Worth Resource Center

Women's Haven opens a Fort Worth Resource Center - counseling and support groups to victims not requiring emergency shelter.

The Women’s Shelter starts CampHeart

The Women's Shelter starts CampHeart, a therapeutic weekend camp for the child victims of domestic violence.

1989

Women’s Haven operates an on-site school

Women's Haven operates an on-site school - Fort Worth Independent School District.

1987

The Women’s Shelter opens Arlington Resource Center

The Women's Shelter opens Arlington Resource Center - counseling and support groups to victims not requiring emergency shelter.

1979

The Women’s Shelter at Arlington Memorial

The Women's Shelter operated an emergency hotline at Arlington Memorial Hospital.

1978

The Women’s Shelter opens

First Baptist Church Arlington donated a duplex.

1976

Women’s Haven opens

Local benefactor donated a house on the east side of Fort Worth.