Our Vision

To eliminate family homelessness in Middle Tennessee.

Our Mission

Lead our community’s efforts to house, support, empower and advocate for families experiencing homelessness.

Safe Haven has 36 years of experience in the changing field of family homelessness with proactive programs, evidence-based practices and trauma-informed care. We increasingly play a leadership role in education and advocacy to address this community-wide issue.

Safe Haven is the premier shelter-to-housing program in middle Tennessee that accommodates families experiencing homelessness. Our housing first model, coupled with transformative services provides families with the resources and tools to achieve lasting self-sufficiency, stable employment and secured housing.

Safe Haven is about preventing, reducing, and intervening in family homelessness with evidence-based and community-based solutions.” – Joyce Lavery, Executive Director