13th Annual Hike for the Homeless Breaks Records!

Members of the Vaco team accepted the award.

“I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees.” - Henry David Thoreau The 13th Annual Hike for the Homeless was a huge success because of YOU! Just over 900 participants joined us at Edwin Warner Park on November 4 for an amazing day of hiking, live music, food and activities. We exceeded [...]

September is School Attendance Awareness Month

teens love kids backpacks

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


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


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

SunTrust Photo 2 (1) 2017

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 [...]