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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This is my second term as a Board Member. I am honored to assist this wonderfun organization change the lives of individuals. The staff are committed, dedicated and persistent in their endeavor to stop the violance for everyone. Kathy Findley, Founder & Director had a vision and continues to make every attenpt to attain the vision of help for victoms of violance. This is a charity that is worth your donation.
Safe Places is an incredible organization that serves child and adult victims of violence. When someone who has been hurt seeks out their help, the staff is present with them all the way, for as long as they need help. From the time a person is victimized, through the time of trauma, to what is sometimes very difficult court situations, the Safe Places staff is there to help and to stand up for the rights of the victim.