Safe Places Little Rock Overview
Target demographics: child and adult victims of violence and abuse
Direct beneficiaries per year: Direct beneficiaries per year:
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could:
Lead support groups or violence prevention education groups with children and youth provide on-call crisis advocacy, help in fund raising and community relations to increase our support.
Geographic areas served: Arkansas
Programs: Weekly violence prevention and Transforming Anger educational groups for children ages 4-12 and for adolescents at risk for victimization and/or offending behavior held at various community locations, including the juvenile detention facility, Boys and Girl's Clubs, afterschool youth programs, schools, and faith communities. These programs served more than 1,200 children in 2007. Trauma-focused therapy for child and adolescent victims of sexual abuse as well as for chidren exposed to family, school, and/or community violence. Support Groups for victims of violence Training in violence prevention and intervention for faith communities and clergy served more than 200 faith communities in 2006.
For almost ten years, we have sustained this organization and provided thousands of much-needed services in the community.