Foster and Adopt program provides loving home for siblings

March 17, 2023

Three years ago, Liam and Molly came into our foster program after witnessing domestic violence between their biological parents. This was the second time Liam was in care. Both children […]

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SAFE’s shelter provides safety for unhoused survivors

February 17, 2023

Olivia* had been struggling with homelessness and found herself living in a tent downtown. Unfortunately, being in this environment put her in a position in which her safety was compromised. […]

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Teen Parent Program provides young parents with a safe space

January 17, 2023
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Ashley* never wanted her son to experience a childhood like hers – plagued by abuse, absent parents, and drug use. When she got pregnant at a young age, she was […]

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Expect Respect expansion project continues in Houston

January 3, 2023
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Expect Respect is proud to partner with Harris County Domestic Violence Coordinating Council (HCDVCC) based out of Houston, Texas on the Expect Respect dissemination project. HCDVCC is 1 of 4 […]

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SAFE statement: The arrest of Chris Beard

December 14, 2022

While The SAFE Alliance has no firsthand knowledge of the very serious allegations against Mr. Beard, we know too well the frequency of intimate partner violence. Strangulation, part of the […]

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SAFE provides comfort to kids coming into shelter

December 13, 2022

Childhood is meant to be a carefree time where the focus is on playing, learning, and growing. But many children who come through SAFE’s doors have had this time stolen […]

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Have you used chat and text services on SAFEline? We want to hear from you!

November 30, 2022

Our research partners at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) are evaluating SAFEline, SAFE’s hotline services, and would like to hear from you! UTMB is conducting surveys with new […]

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For some, the decision to foster and adopt is a calling

November 17, 2022
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Heidi and Ryan’s adoption story has been challenging and beautiful–even if it wasn’t what they planned.

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Expect Respect expansion project continues to California with overwhelming support

November 17, 2022
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SAFE’s Expect Respect team met in Hemet, California to expand the community’s teen dating violence prevention programming.

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What it means to support youth who have experienced trauma

October 21, 2022
Image description: A photo of Monica Martinez, SAFE Development Officer and former Children's Shelter staff.

Kids come to us with unimaginable trauma. SAFE’s Youth Engagement Specialists are here to see the need behind the behavior—and meet that need.

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