our mission: creating hope, healing lives, changing community
We are a nonprofit agency that provides support for victims of interpersonal violence, sexual assault and child abuse. Making it possible for families who want to be free of violent relationships to succeed. We make hope real.
Are you safe or know of someone who is not safe?
If you are in Immediate Danger, Call 9-1-1
Crisis Line: 828.693.3840
24 hours a day - 7 days a week
If you would like to talk with someone, call or come by. That's why we are here.
We are located at: 133 Fifth Avenue West Hendersonville, NC Corner of Church St and 5th Ave
In 2015-2016 Safelight, Inc. provided:
Court Advocacy to 587 clients
Information and Referrals to 587 clients
Support groups to 340 clients
Case Managment to 457 clients
Counseling to 453 clients
Received 438 crisis hotline calls
49 clients completed our Job Training Program
This quarter (July-October), Safelight helped provide:
99 individuals with emergency shelter
5,003 save shelter nights
112 crisis/hotline calls answered
431 Non Shelter outreach support services
Come see how you can be of service at Safelight! volunteers are utilized in almost every aspect of our agency's programs and a vital part of Safelights's team and delivery of services. All volunteers receive training for their positions. No meeting in December. Safelight 101 will continue January 19, 2017.
On December 6th at 8:30am, Safelight will host a volunteer appreciation breakfast at the Dandelion Cafe to celebrate the hard work and dedication contributed by our volunteers! All volunteers are welcome!
What makes Safelight different?
We provide not only immediate short-term help but long term solutions to women, men and children in crisis. Safelight gives individuals who have experienced interpersonal and sexual abuse a real second chance, an opportunity to redesign and better their lives.
Thanks to the extraordinary vision of Safelight's leaders over our 30 year history, services desperately needed by this community are no longer gaps on a wish list. Today, thanks to Safelight's broad community support and partners, we are addressing needs in mental health, substance abuse, employment and housing.
Thank you to the Family Violence Prevention Services Program, US DHHS, and NC Council for Women for financial support.