S.A.F.E. House was established in 1994 by a group of community leaders concerned about the needs of battered women and their children. With strong community support, the organization opened a domestic violence shelter that supports over 600 women and children a year and a Counseling and Advocacy Center that assists over 4,000 people a year.
Today, S.A.F.E. House provides a comprehensive approach to end Domestic Violence/ Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and abuse in the family through safe shelter, counseling, advocacy, and community education. S.A.F.E. House provides services to all victims of Intimate Partner Violence, regardless of race, ethnic background, religion, sex, gender or sexual orientation. By focusing on comprehensive services for all victims of domestic violence, along with prevention efforts, S.A.F.E. House has become one of the leading domestic violence organizations in Nevada.
S.A.F.E. House is a community based non-profit organization committed to Stop Abuse in the Family Environment by providing a comprehensive approach to end domestic violence that includes crisis intervention, safe shelter, counseling, advocacy, and community education.
S.A.F.E. House believes that every person has the right to live in a safe, nurturing and supportive environment.
S.A.F.E. House will be a leader in providing quality crisis intervention, safe shelter, and counseling for domestic violence victims and their children, including accredited treatment counseling for those who choose to abuse.
S.A.F.E. House will provide comprehensive advocacy services to victims of domestic violence that encompass legal advocacy and transitional-living support to create violence-free lives.
S.A.F.E. House will be a leader in domestic violence education and prevention: raising awareness of the devastating effects of family abuse and violence; promoting women’s strengths, competencies and abilities; holding batterers accountable for their violent and abusive behavior; and advocating for community involvement and social change.