What our children are holding on to


August 12, 2021
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We’re sending our children to their computers or campuses, but they are coming into this school year different than before COVID-19.

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Did you know SAFE has a program led by survivors, for survivors?


July 22, 2021
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“This was exactly what I didn’t know I needed.” — Survivor Peer Support client. Our staff walk alongside clients, healing together.

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July is BIPOC Mental Health Month


July 22, 2021

Traditional systems of care often overlook cultural and historical factors that impede BIPOC mental health. Here are a few things you can do during BIPOC Mental Health Month.

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Volunteer anniversary: Celebrating 40 years of Frankie!


July 22, 2021
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Frankie Fowler has worked in SAFE’s shelters, been a voice of hope to SAFEline callers, taught youth about healthy relationships, and so much more. Thank you for all you do!

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Thank you for supporting survivors


July 20, 2021

Without supporters like you, we would not have been able to help people like Daniel, his daughter Amelia, and Samantha this year.

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Celebrating Black Music Appreciation Month


June 24, 2021

Join us as we celebrate Black Music Appreciation Month! We’d like to share a series of celebratory references to the history of Black music in America.

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Juneteenth: A message from SAFE’s Black/African-American Staff Task Force


June 18, 2021
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Juneteenth commemorates the end of the Transatlantic Slave Trade, an institution of enslavement that remained in place for 400 years.

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SAFE staff, residents, and clients show their Pride


June 18, 2021
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We asked our staff to share expressions of their Pride! Check out these creative expressions from staff, residents, and clients at SAFE.

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It’s not easy to see yourself as a victim


June 18, 2021
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Liam was determined to leave his abusive partner and his children were his motivation. He wanted to be a good father.

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Announcing SAFE’s new API/Pan-Asian Staff Task Force


May 21, 2021
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Asian, Pacific Islander, & Pan-Asian identified staff at SAFE met for the first time to create a task force and find ways that SAFE can better support this community.

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