About

Mission

To empower survivors of domestic and sexual violence through support and advocacy and to educate the community to prevent future abuse

Vision

To be an effective agency promoting a society free of domestic and sexual violence

History

  • 1989 – Founded & first shelter opened
  • 1996 – Sexual Assault & Children’s Services Programs added
  • 1998 – Prevention Education Programs in high schools
  • 2003 – Prevention Education Programs expanded to middle schools
  • 2007 – The Caroline E. Jackson Center for women and children opened with 56 emergency shelter beds
  • 2015 – Legal Assistance for Victims Program added
  • 2016- SafeShelby Sexual Assault Services 24/7 S.A.N.E. facility opened