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(36.143726,-86.764275)
 

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Mission Statement

Safe Haven Family Shelter provides shelter and transitional services that empowers Middle Tennessee homeless families with children to achieve lasting self-sufficiency.

Description

Safe Haven is the only shelter program of its kind in Middle Tennessee that serves homeless families as an entire unit. Residents are comprised of married couples with children, and single mothers and fathers with children. The average length of stay is 65 to 85 days. The resident(s) must gain employment as a part of program requirements. Safe Haven can accommodate 11 families at a time through a main shelter campus and 6 transitional homes.

The qualifications for a family to be considered for the Mended Hearts Program are as follows:
The families must:

  • be a family unit, consisting of one or two parents and at least one minor child
  • be drug and alcohol-free
  • be in an emergency situation
  • have never resided at Safe Haven before
  • be willing to accept certain responsibilities at the shelter and abide by program rules

Website

http://www.safehaven.org

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