SAFE Receives Rural Grant

SAFE, Inc. is proud to announce that it has been awarded a federal grant which will allow us to reach out to people in rural areas, which are often under served. We thank all those involved in this process for allowing us to better serve all the members of our community.

Rural Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking Assistance Program (Rural Program):
Under this program, a total of $481,143 was awarded to the Shelter Available for Family Emergency, Inc. of Transylvania County (SAFE). SAFE is a non-profit organization that has responded to domestic and sexual violence in Transylvania County. Through this program, SAFE will expand outreach and services to remote mountain communities, build new services for the growing Latino population and enhance the community’s response to sexual violence through the development of a Sexual Assault Response Team.

Yoga for Back Pain Returns

Come to Yoga for Back Pain to soothe your aches

Our popular Yoga for Back Pain class returns Tuesday, October 25th at 4pm. It will once again be held in the beautiful Brevard Yoga studio, on the second floor of the French Broad Place building. Yoga for Back Pain is suitable for all ability levels and focuses on gentle exercises to stretch and strengthen the muscles and joints involved in back pain. The class is donation-based, and is being offered as a benefit to SAFE, Inc. by instructor Ashleigh Gurtler and Brevard Yoga. The suggested donation is $10-$20. Your tax-deductible donation will benefit local victims of domestic and sexual violence.

Due to popular demand, Yoga for Back Pain will be offered monthly, on every fourth Tuesday of the month. Mark your calendar!

Questions? Call Clare-Marie at 885-7233 or email her at claremarie@safetransylvania.org. Thank you instructor Ashleigh and Brevard Yoga, for hosting this wonderful event!

Join the SAFE Team

We are hiring for several positions! Applications are available here. Submit to safeinc@safetransylvania.org. Call 828-885-7233 for more information.

Community Educator & Advocate:

SAFE, Inc. is seeking one full and one part time staff member to work with youth and their families in the community. Competitive salary for college graduates. Application deadline August 26.

Shelter Aide aka: Empowerment Assistant

Join a dynamic team leading the community in eliminating domestic and sexual violence. Empowerment Assistants are seen working at the shelter with survivors, as well as performing day to day functions such as inventory, room inspections, and light housekeeping for a smooth operation of Stacey’s House. Night and weekend shifts available, $9 per hour, with 5 to 12 hour shift options. Background and reference checks are required as part of the screening process.

We are also looking for 2 full-time people to work in youth services as well as a full-time Empowerment Advocate (Case Manager).

Thanks for a Great El Camino Kickoff Party!

Marc Yaxley wowed the crowd with his flemenco guitar

Thank you to our good friend Rachel Smith and all of the people who made last Thursday's El Camino Kickoff Party such a success! With your support, we were able to raise almost $1,800 for victims of violence and have a great time doing it.

Special thanks go out to all who not only contributed financially, but who also brought food to share! We are also grateful to our hosts, 185 King Street, and the wonderful music provided by Alabama Highlight and Marc Yaxley.

We will be keeping up with Rachel's amazing walk across Europe (internet connections permitting). Check back soon!

Read more about Rachel's incredible story or donate to her quest!

Follow Rachel's El Camino on Facebook.

The SAFE Office has Moved!

The SAFE office is moving in July to 515 North Broad Street, Suite 1, next to Burger King, in Brevard

The offices of SAFE, Inc. have moved to 515 North Broad Street, Suite 1, Brevard, in the building between Creekside Subs and Burger King. Victims' services and batterers services (Domestic Violence Intervention Program classes) are being offered at at the new location now! If you have any questions about our move, please call us at 828-885-7233. Thank you! See new location on map.

We hope our new location will allow us to serve our clients, volunteers and friends even better! Stop in and see us!

Say "NO MORE" Violence

Ecusta Credit Union supports victims of domestic and sexual violence by contributing to SAFE's No MORE campaign.

Thank you to our friends at Ecusta Credit Union for standing up and saying "NO MORE" domestic and sexual violence will be tolerated! Thank you for your support of SAFE, Inc. and our mission. We appreciate Susan Holliday (left) and Nicole Christy (right) taking a moment out of their busy morning to pose for a good cause.

See more of our NO MORE partners.

Watch the SAFE Documentary!

Friend Raising Fair

Channel 70 Productions has made a documentary film about SAFE, Inc! It's called " Be SAFE. Help for victims of domestic abuse. What to expect." Click here to watch "Be SAFE" on YouTube.

We are very honored to have been chosen by a write-in vote to win this amazing opportunity. More than 80 people volunteered their time to help showcase the help that SAFE and our larger community offer to people affected by sexual and domestic violence.

Thank you for joining us our in our mission to eliminate sexual & domestic violence in Transylvania County.

NC Council for Women

Thanks to our supporters at the NC Council for Women.

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