Firearms in the home: Protecting children from gun violence this summer

June 6, 2023
A mother and her child eating ice cream at the park.

Gun Violence in the United States Gun violence is a pressing issue in American society, impacting communities, families, and individuals across the nation. While much attention is often focused on […]

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The link between abuse and children’s mental health

May 4, 2023

The first week of May is Children’s Mental Health Acceptance Week and May 6 is Children’s Mental Health Acceptance Day. May is also Mental Health Awareness Month. Although it may […]

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April: Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Child Abuse Prevention Month

April 12, 2021
Image description: An illustration of two ribbons. One ribbon is blue, the other is teal. The blue ribbon represents child abuse awareness and the teal one represents sexual assault awareness.

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Child Abuse Prevention Month. SAFE is hosting free, online events all month long.

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Children are feeling grief, too

May 26, 2020
An illustration of a child's silhouette. The child's head is filled with white, swirls to depict their mental state as being chaotic. Behind them are blue clouds and out of place letters, symbolizing mental turmoil.

Children need a space where they feel comfortable expressing themselves during the pandemic. Parents can help provide that.

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TEAM FX races to end child abuse

September 6, 2017

TEAM FX is raising money for SAFE’s children’s shelter services while training for the Austin Marathon.

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