We recently held a vigil in support of victims and survivors of domestic violence. The event was really nice. There were musicians that sang great music and poets that read their own poems on domestic violence. Both the music and poems were really beautiful but while these people were performing, there was a cymbal banging […]
Hannah shares her experience on interning at Safe Harbor: “Coming from a small town, I was never really exposed to the realities of our big world. Being an intern for Safe Harbor has shown me the true colors of the world around us. I have witnessed someone go from scared and fearing for life to […]
July was the beginning of our fiscal year along with the beginning of a new grant cycle. Read on for insight from our Assistant Executive Director, LaVonne. State and federal grants make up 76.5% of our budget. These grants assist in paying for utilities, maintenance, insurance, telephone, rent and deposits, security equipment, community education and […]
Our Purple Potty is making its rounds in Aberdeen! Last year we had a great turnout of community members and businesses wanting to participate. It was so popular that this year we NEEDED to have two purple potties to keep up with the demand. It is exciting to see how well received something like a […]
Since 2013 we have awarded a Law Enforcement Office of the Year and a Volunteer of the Year to show our appreciation for these important members of our community. This year we had several amazing candidates to choose from. Law Enforcement Officer of the Year This award is determined by our staff who discuss and […]
We were one of 100 domestic violence agencies to receive a grant from The Mary Kay Foundation. We received the gift of $20,000 that we’ll be contributing to our endowment fund. Each year The Mary Kay Foundation awards grants to agencies across the country in an effort to help eliminate domestic violence by providing women […]
Safe Harbor is seeking a number of part-time Shelter Advocates to provide high quality performance in the day-to-day operation of the Safe Harbor Shelter. This position is aimed at staffing the shelter 24/7 so hours will be during the nights and weekends.
As of 2017, Safe Harbor is officially open at its new location at 2005 S Merton Street just west of Aberdeen Central High School. Our new facilities are now a reality thanks to the overwhelming generosity and support of local Aberdeen citizens, organizations and businesses. Our new reception area features our Tree of Hope recognition […]