SafeHaven welcomes NFL Hall of Fame Wide Receiver Tim Brown

On April 16, NFL Hall of Fame Wide Receiver Tim Brown will encourage Tarrant County men to stand up, speak out, and get engaged in the fight to end domestic violence at SafeHaven of Tarrant County’s annual Legacy of Men Award’s Dinner. “Ending domestic violence has long been viewed as an empowerment movement just for women,” said SafeHaven CEO Kathryn …

SafeHaven will meet you where you are

From the desk of Kathryn Jacob, SafeHaven CEO There was a murder in Granbury last week. According to investigators, Tommy George Dooley shot his wife, LaVera Aiken Dooley, at point blank range while she was on the phone with 9-1-1. They were an older couple who had only recently married. LaVera’s last breaths could reportedly be heard on the 9-1-1 call. I know SafeHaven needs to comment on …

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I turn lemons into lemonAID

and lemonade into caring CARSON’S STORY When I was six, my mom was the director of children’s programs for SafeHaven. She took me to the shelter and I came home wishing I could do something to help the kids there have more fun. I started a lemonade stand and raised $22 -not even enough to send one kid to SafeHaven’s …

Ex-boyfriend arrested in Fort Worth triple homicide

June 4, 2014 –Cynthia Serrano, 48, her sister, 35-year-old Cathy de Leon, and daughter, 21-year-old April Serrano  were found dead in their Fort Worth home on Tuesday morning.  Later that evening, The Fort Worth Police Department issued an arrest warrant for capital murder and arrested Cedric McGinns, who is listed in police reports as the ex-boyfriend of one of the …

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Momentous Supreme Court Ruling Will Save Lives

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) applauded the Supreme Court in ruling that people convicted of minor domestic violence offenses can be barred from possessing guns. They also ruled that this law can be enforced even in states where no proof of physical force is required to support the domestic violence charge. “In 2012, six Tarrant County women were …