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Safe Haven

is a crisis intervention center providing support to victims, survivors and their families dealing with past or current domestic violence and/or sexual abuse issues. The following services are FREE and confidential to adults, children and families.

Mission Statement

Safe Haven, Inc. of Pike County is dedicated to restoring dignity to individuals dealing with issues of domestic violence and sexual abuse through crisis intervention, supportive counseling, prevention/education, and community outreach.

Our Philosophy

Safe Haven advocates the right for every person, adult or child to live in a non-violent environment where individuality and equality are recognized and respected. In addition, we believe that through education, training, and counseling, survivors of domestic violence and sexual abuse can be empowered with the strength to choose and maintain a lifestyle of personal growth and purpose. We are committed to obtain participation within the agency from persons of various backgrounds and experience. Our goal is to eliminate racism, classism, and sexism by examining our own actions and by challenging others to do the same.

We respond to the needs of victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse by providing direct services in the form of counseling and advocacy for adults and children, community educations projects, training programs and by maintaining a hotline for victims to provide access to a trained worker on a 24 hour basis.

Services We Provide

24-Hour Hotline
Emergency Shelter for Victims Escaping Violence in the Home
Relocation Assistance
Individual Advocacy Counseling Services to Victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault
Empowerment Support Groups
Justice System Advocacy
Medical Advocacy
Programs for Incarcerated Clients
Education Outreach for Youth
Community Outreach Services
Education/Prevention/Awareness Presentations
Collaborations with Community Organizations and Local Businesses
60-hour Crisis Intervention Training

Services Offered

24-hour Hotline:

Safe Haven provides direct services in our office located at 500 W. Harford Street, Milford, PA. After hours, our hotline telephone number (570)296-HELP affords clients in crisis the opportunity to speak with a trained crisis intervention volunteer.

Counseling/Advocacy:

One-on-One confidential counseling provides support for clients, while providing an opportunity for self-expression in a safe, non-judgmental environment. Court Accompaniment and Medical Accompaniment are available upon request.

Support Groups:

Scheduled support groups meet on a weekly basis dealing with issues of sexual abuse, domestic violence and self empowerment.

Substance Abuse Support:

Substance abuse support services for clients who have been victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault. A new group entitled Trauma and Substance Abuse meets weekly.

School Programs:

Prevention & awareness education programs are available for students Kindergarten through High School. Topics include safe touch, anger management, dating violence, sexual harassment, date rape, domestic violence, healthy relationships, and personal safety. The RYOT Against Rape program is a youth advocacy and leadership program available for teens.

Emergency Shelter:

Temporary emergency shelter is available for victims of domestic violence fleeing violence in their home.

Justice System Advocacy:

Justice system advocates provide court accompaniment to victims of domestic violence or sexual abuse.

Medical System Advocacy:

Safe Haven advocates accompany clients to the emergency room and to medical appointments.

Programs for Incarcerated Adults:

Support/Education programs are provided to female inmates enrolled in the H.O.P.E. Program (Helping Offenders Promote Excellence) at the Pike County Correctional Facility. Individual counseling services are available to female and male inmates by request.


Community Outreach:

Safe Haven sponsors many different community outreach activities in an effort to bring awareness to the issues of domestic violence and sexual abuse.


Education/Prevention Awareness Presentations:

Safe Haven provides a variety of different workshops and conferences throughout the year educating the public on the issues surrounding domestic violence and sexual abuse.

Training:

A 60-hour crisis intervention volunteer training course is available free of charge to anyone interested becoming a certified volunteer.

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