Life-saving services for survivors

December 19, 2019
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When Jane arrived with her child at SAFE, they found housing, counseling, child care, peer support and – most importantly – safety.

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Partnering with People’s Community Clinic

December 19, 2019
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For nearly 12 years, People’s Community Clinic has been an incredible partner, providing youth at the SAFE Children’s Shelter with holistic, trauma-informed medical care.

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How language has changed: ‘People who used violence’

November 21, 2019
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Rather than labeling people as batterers or perpetrators, we refer to them as “people who used violence.” Here’s why…

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Working with Best Single Source Plus to support people experiencing homelessness

November 20, 2019
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Fleeing from physical and emotional abuse, Ally knew she and her three kids deserved a better life. Our partners at Best Single Source Plus helped her take steps to make that happen.

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The homelessness problem you don’t see

November 6, 2019

Abuse victims tend to be women and children whose homelessness is invisible and often not considered when solutions are explored.

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SAFE launches app for working with child abuse victims with disabilities

October 25, 2019
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SAFE’s Disability Services team recently launched the All Kids SAFE app to help law enforement and others better support children with disabilites.

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Bridge to Safety: Providing immediate support

October 18, 2019
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Bridge to Safety gives survivors immediate support and financial assistance right when they need it. Since the program began in April 2019, SAFE has served more than 500 people.

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Statement: Supporting our LGBTQIA+ staff, clients, and community

October 8, 2019
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We are vigilant in making sure our employment and hiring practices are non-discriminatory. We will continue to uphold our LGBTQIA+ employees as well as our clients.

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My absolute worst fear as the mother of children with disabilities

October 7, 2019
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A young man with disabilities was shot and killed by an off-duty LAPD officer this year. As the mother of two sons with IDD, this is my absolute worst fear.

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Ask SAFE: Is this abuse?

September 18, 2019
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In this month’s Ask SAFE, we’re answering questions about unhealthy relationships, domestic violence, and the importance of boundaries.

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