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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DV Network Participation

Safe Places staff has been participating in the Domestic Violence Network for the last few years. This is a monthly meeting where domestic violence professionals throughout Fairfax County come together and meet regarding various needs in the community. Trainings have been held

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Fiscal Year 2015 Stats Just In!

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2015 Point-in-Time Count

On January 28, 2016 Safe Places housed 53 individuals who were composed of 16 households.

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Staff Training Updates

Staff has attended the Office on Violence Against Women’s Transitional Housing Assistance Program’s grantee orientation, held in Arlington, VA. This training focused on grant requirements, voluntary services, confidentiality, budget management, and serving survivors of sexual assault   Safe Places staff

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Share A Haircut Campaign

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On February 2nd and 3rd, when any client (adult or child) purchases a haircut at Hair Cuttery, theywill match that haircut by donating a free haircut certificate to Safe Places. On February 4th, they will tally how many haircuts were purchased in

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