Immigrant survivors face added barriers to escaping violence

July 17, 2019
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Immigrant survivors often fear reporting the violence they’re experiencing. As talk of deportation and family separation ramps up, situations like Isabel’s become more and more common.

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Equal housing access saves trans lives

July 12, 2019
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Any policy change that may increase the likelihood that a trans person will be turned away from shelter is unacceptable.

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Supporting survivors of sexual assault: Here’s 10 things that helped me

June 13, 2019
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My name is James and I’m a rape survivor. I’m also a person with intellectual disability who has been doing advocacy work for many years in the self-advocacy movement. Here’s what helped me after the sexual assault. I hope this can help other survivors too.

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New Texas laws to support survivors and prevent violence

June 13, 2019
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Our staff and advocacy partners played an important role this legislative session in helping ensure that proposed bills support the people we serve.

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Invisible marriage

May 23, 2019
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The governmental hurdles people with disabilities face can add serious strain to even the healthiest relationships.

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Upcoming SAFE tours

May 16, 2019
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Join us for a Behind-the-Gates Tour! We’d love to show you around our Children’s Shelter campus and tell you more about the work you make possible at SAFE.

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SAFE foster family wins foster parents of the year!

May 16, 2019
Four adults and three children pose for a photo. One adult is holding a plaque declaring Sara and Doug Mason this year's foster parents of the year.

As part of National Foster Care Month, we’re honored to celebrate one of SAFE’s foster/adoptive families as foster parents of the year!

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Ask SAFE: Mental health and self-care

May 16, 2019
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Your mental health is important! In this month’s Ask SAFE, we’re answering questions about self-care and ways to give yourself the love you deserve.

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Bee the change you wish to see

April 29, 2019
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Each year during National Volunteer Week, we celebrate the hundreds of people who donate their time and expertise to support SAFE’s work to stop violence and abuse!

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Ask SAFE: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

April 19, 2019
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In this month’s Ask SAFE, we’re answering questions about sexual harassment in the workplace. Learn more about acceptable workplace behavior and how to be an upstander.

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