Mission: The mission of Safe Places is to create communities where every child is protected, every home is a safe place, and where every person can live a life free from violence.
Results: Results to date:
For almost ten years, we have sustained this organization and provided thousands of much-needed services in the community.
Target demographics: child and adult victims of violence and abuse
Direct beneficiaries per year: Direct beneficiaries per year:
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.
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When things were not going well in my family, Safe Places was always helpful to give me the guidance I needed. I cannot even number the many times they were present with us while we were going through the roughest spots in our lives.
Safe Places really is a great nonprofit. They have helped me for many years in many ways when I needed help the most. They are always there for me, no matter what. I love their services and their loving spirit.
Safe Places is a stellar organization. They are professional, but always accessible to every person that needs them. It really does not matter how someone has been victimized. They are present with quality services.
My children were sexually, physically and emotionally abused their entire lives. Each paid t=for it in a different way. I know know Safe Places and everything they do and I am certain our lives would have been different if there had been a Safe Places.
Safe Places is a great organization, I am Director of Catering at a local hotel and we have hosted their fundraiser for many years, I am most impressed with this group of people and their concern for the well being of abused children and their families.
Safe places is an organization that is definitely there for the community. The organization has helped countless young ladies in developing much needed self-esteem transformations. I have sponsored Safe Places Cinderella Ball and look forward to sponsoring in the future.
Our homes are supposed to be our safe place but in this world it often does not work out that way. Thanks to Safe Places people seeking refuge can find a haven of safety, love and help. Little Rock has a treasure in Safe Places. It should be supported and protected. If only every community had a Safe Places.
One of my co-workers currently has a daughter being counseled and treated at this facility. She has told me numerous times what a blessing Safe Places has been for her daughter and their entire family. I didn't know anything about this place until she informed me it existed!!