SAFE supports ‘A Day Without a Woman’


March 6, 2017

As an agency that empowers survivors of violence & abuse, and advocates for women’s issues, SAFE supports those who participate in A Day Without a Woman.

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SAFE seeks donations for foster Alumni Community Services


March 3, 2017

When a young person ages out of foster care, it doesn’t always mean they are ready to lead a healthy, independent, successful life.

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SAFE Futures helps families survive abuse


February 16, 2017

To live in an abusive relationship is to live in an elaborate trap. SAFE Futures provides advocacy, education, and support to at-risk families.

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SAFE supports proposed AISD suspension ban


January 27, 2017

SAFE, a merger of ACS and SafePlace, supports a proposed Austin ISD policy that would ban the use of suspensions for students in pre-K through second grade.

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SAFE opposes proposed cuts to Violence Against Women Act funds


January 20, 2017

We can say with absolute certainty that more women will be abused, and more women will die from abuse, if the proposed cuts to VAWA grants go into effect.

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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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Life Skills grads experience journey


December 23, 2016

The graduating class of this fall’s Life Skills Program saw inside themselves – rediscovering who they are & identifying their new hopes, dreams, & goals.

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Frankie Fowler a ‘Legend’ for 35 years of volunteering


December 13, 2016

Frankie Fowler is the 62nd Legend award recipient for 35 years of volunteering at SafePlace and her many contributions to the Austin community.

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Adoption and connection: The healing power of being known


November 22, 2016

At this year’s Adoption Knowledge Affiliates Conference, speakers provided rich discussion on the complexities of adoption, grief, & the power of connection

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