September is School Attendance Awareness Month

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September is Attendance Awareness Month and Alignment Nashville  asked me for a quote they could share on social media in response to this question:  “Involvement in social services or juvenile justice can sometimes create a divide between students and their education. How can service providers work WITH the school to help ensure that students are engaged [...]

HCA Community Cares Day 2017

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Thank you to volunteers from HCA Healthcare who helped work on a transitional home, making it ready for a family. We appreciate your time and hard work!   To view more pictures, visit our Facebook Page here.

Hearts for Homes Appreciation Breakfast

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We were excited to honor our Hearts for Homes Partners at an appreciation breakfast. Their contributions have helped Safe Haven to garner community support, build capacity and most important, give families a place to call home. It was an honor to celebrate and recognize these partners’ commitment. Our housing partners play a vital role in making [...]

SunTrust Foundation Provides $25,000 Grant to Safe Haven Family Shelter

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Funding will provide programs including workforce development to families experiencing homelessness Safe Haven Family Shelter (SHFS), the only shelter-to-housing program of its kind in Middle Tennessee that serves families experiencing homelessness, is proud to announce that the SunTrust Foundation has presented the organization with a $25,000 grant that will provide comprehensive education, counseling and support [...]

Poverty Simulation: Bridging the Experiential Gap

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The poet John Keats once made the claim that ideas understood strictly through writing are just words “until they are proved upon our pulses: we read fine things but never feel them to the full until we have gone through the same steps as the Author.” When our bodies go through an experience, that experience [...]