March is a fun-filled month of grant writing, finishing up last minute additions to Victim Service’s grants due this month. We are also in full swing planning for Sexual Assault Awareness and Child Abuse Prevention Awareness for the month of April. In planning for these activities, we are asking the community to donate jeans in […]
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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.
This year’s event takes place on June 19th and 20th at The DEC. The training is designed for professionals who work with families experiencing domestic violence, child maltreatment, sexual assault and trauma. Speakers will include Kristen Gibbons-Feden, Detective Carlton Hershman, Erin Esposito and Hollie Strand. Learn more about the speakers and get tickets by visiting our […]
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 […]
The Misconception of Sexual Assault By Gina Karst, Executive Director Sexual assault is stereotypically thought and depicted in the media to happen in dark alleys to a young adult because of the type of clothing that were worn or that the person was intoxicated. It does not always occur to those less financially stable because […]
Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Debbie Menzel, Safe Harbor Kids Konnection Coordinator What is Child Abuse and how is Neglect Defined? There are four major types of child maltreatment: neglect, physical abuse, sexual abuse and emotional abuse. The neglect of children is failure to provide for a child’s basic needs. Neglect may be physically not […]
Domestic Abuse happens everyday and everywhere, it does not discriminate. Do we see the behavior as domestic abuse or do we choose to see the behavior as normal, everyday behavior. Domestic Abuse has many different forms and what looks normal may not be.
We wanted to share a thank you we received in the mail today of someone that we were able to assist this holiday season. It just shows that your donations make a huge difference in someone’s life. I want to thank all who organize the program for people through the holidays. My children thank you all for […]