Merger announcement: We are SAFE

December 30, 2016

As of Jan. 1, Austin Children’s Shelter and SafePlace will merge to become The SAFE Alliance (SAFE). This merger is a result of our deep commitment to the people we serve.

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We did it! Austin City Council funds APD DNA lab

September 15, 2016

With an outpouring of support, we have achieved a major victory in our efforts to reopen APD’s DNA lab and end the backlog of rape kits.

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APD’s pledge to clear rape kit backlog a ‘great first step’

September 13, 2016

SAFE appreciates yesterday’s statement by the APD that they will find the money within its existing budget to resolve the sexual assault kit backlog.

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