Do you really know what domestic violence is?

You know that October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, but do you really know what domestic violence is?  No judgment here. Now is the perfect time to learn.   Domestic violence is a pattern of coercive behaviors, used by an individual to gain or maintain power...

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Safe Places sponsored Sip and Paint Event

Enjoy a fun-filled evening of painting while you make a work of art that will go into the homes of the families we all support! You can even leave an encouraging message on the back of your painting! Click here to...

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Lending a hand to flood victims of North Carolina

Safe Places is lending a hand to flood victims of North Carolina.  Mount Vernon, Virginia resident Margaret Shipp, a volunteer with BRAWS (Bringing Resources to Aid Women’s Shelters), stopped by the headquarters of Safe Places Friday morning to collect 2,340...

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Lending a hand to flood victims of North Carolina

Safe Places is lending a hand to flood victims of North Carolina.  Mount Vernon, Virginia resident Margaret Shipp, a volunteer with BRAWS (Bringing Resources to Aid Women’s Shelters), stopped by the headquarters of Safe Places Friday morning to collect 2,340...

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Back to School!

  I know, I know--didn't summer just start? For our families there is always the concern about what is next. We can't alleviate every worry, but we can help make things a little easier with your help.  We are currently collecting new school supplies for the school...

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Golf Classic Thank You!

  On behalf of all our client families, we want to extend our heartfelt gratitude to all of the participants and sponsors of the 3rd Annual Safe Places Golf Tournament June 29 at the Landsdowne Golf Club in Leesburg, VA. Your support enabled to raise $105,000 for the...

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So Many Babies!

One client asked for diapers. That is how it started: one request to one case manager and suddenly we are surrounded with cases of diapers! Our families have a lot of needs so sometimes we forget to ask about the simple things, do you have enough diapers? About 25% of...

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Stacy’s Success Story

Stacy entered Christian Relief Services’ Safe Places program after fleeing her abusive husband of more than eight years. It had been a major struggle for Stacy who lived with her husband and his parents, who of course, always took his side in their marital disputes....

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Claire’s Story: A Perfect Home for Six!

Being a mother of five children, including two teenagers, is demanding and stressful enough – making sure they’re well-fed, getting plenty of sleep, doing their homework and all the other responsibilities it takes in just being “mom.” Then imagine being in a five-year...

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