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FACT Award

Safe Places is excited to announce that we are a recipient of the Family & Children’s Trust Fund of Virginia, also known as FACT! Click here to see Safe Places mentioned on their website! FACT is well-known for their license plate

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SERF stands for Survivor’s Empowerment and Resiliency Funds

When a client enters the Safe Places program, in addition to securing safe, affordable transitional housing for up to two years, another important goal is to get their financial situation back in shape – something that can be very difficult

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Stuffed Animals Put Smiles on Faces

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Children can be hidden victims of domestic violence. Even if they are not directly injured, it doesn’t mean that they don’t suffer emotional abuse and fear by bearing witness. The emotional pain doesn’t go away when the family is free

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Safe Places Golf Classic a Huge Success

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The inaugural Safe Places Golf Classic at The Golf Club at Lansdowne Resort in Leesburg, Virginia on May 20 was a huge success, raising more than $100,000 for the Safe Places program to provide direct client support. CEO Bryan Krizek

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Safe Places Receives $188,375 Fairfax County Consolidated Community Funding Pool Grant

The Safe Places program relies on funding from numerous sources to continue to be able to offer subsidized transitional housing and support services to dozens of Fairfax County mothers and their children fleeing domestic violence. Among those sources is the

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Safe Places: Providing a ‘Guardian Angel’ to a Family Need of a Home

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Caroline first heard of Christian Relief Services’ Safe Places from her neighbor and friend Kathy who was a client in the program. Little did she know at that time that she would ultimately end up as a Safe Places client

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Donations Galore!!!!

Safe Places staff spent two days picking up and dropping off donations. Safe Places also now has a storage unit!

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Girl Scout Cookies!

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Safe Places received a donation of delicious Girl Scout Cookies from Troop 2340! Case managers can’t wait to take the boxes of cookies to each family and see the children’s faces light up. The Girl Scouts also had a blast

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Donations Needed!

Safe Places accepts donations of new or gently used women’s and children’s clothing as well as some furniture. Please email or call us to find out what we are currently in need of!

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Stuffed Animal Donation!

We would like to thank an individual donor who gave Safe Places a large donation of stuffed animals recently! We have been handing out stuffed animals to the children in the program throughout our home visits, but will also set

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