Invisible marriage


May 23, 2019
An illustration of two silhouettes, one female identified and one male identified. Both silhouettes have dotted lines around them and a red haze covering them.

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
A photo of a tan office building. The words SAFE Children's Shelter are on a sign outside the building.

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
A female-identified person stands at a podium delivering a speech. A sign behind her reads "Bee Thankful Bee Kind"

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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Healing from child abuse takes love and care


April 18, 2019
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Sometimes babies are born into traumatic situations that can permanently affect their development – but there is hope. Sophie is beginning to heal.

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Strong Start: Child abuse prevention in Austin


April 18, 2019

Every child deserves to feel safe and loved. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, which gives us an opportunity to reflect on how abuse affects our community and the resources available.

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Legislation can help SAFE Institute’s BASE Training Program prevent workplace harassment


March 24, 2019
Four female-identified people stand inside the Texas Capitol. The letter T, E, X, A, and S (presumably in that order) surround a star on the floor.

What does BASE Training and proposed legislation to redefine “employer” have in common? They both have the potential to prevent workplace harassment in our community.

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Healing as a family


March 14, 2019
An adult female-identified person sits with a young child in her arms.

A child doesn’t just decide that they’re going to be violent. Abusive behavior is learned. Trauma is handed down from generation to generation.

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