12 Oct
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Safe Haven Seeks CEO Candidates

CEO Safe Haven seeks an energetic, engaged, and visionary CEO to lead a staff of 30 with an annual operating budget of $3.1 million. Safe Haven is the only shelter-to-housing program of its kind in Middle Tennessee that accepts the entire homeless family. We keep the family together and provide comprehensive services that empower them […]

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11 Oct
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Safe Haven CEO Joyce Lavery Announces Retirement

Lavery Announces Retirement From Safe Haven Effective in Spring 2021 CNM Retained To Conduct National Search NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 7, 2020) – Joyce Lavery, CEO of Safe Haven Family Shelter for nearly a dozen years, has announced her retirement effective in six months. “It was with mixed emotions that the board of directors of Safe […]

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06 Aug
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Back to School Supplies Needed

We would love your help in making sure children start the school year prepared for success. We are in need of the following school supply items. The numbers indicate the total number of that item that is needed. If you can help, please email [email protected] to schedule a drop off. We also welcome items ordered […]

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15 Mar
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COVID-19 Updates from Safe Haven Family Shelter

As cases of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) are diagnosed in the Nashville area, we all feel the impact. We want to take a moment to reassure you that Safe Haven is monitoring the situation carefully, following the guidance of the Metro Nashville Public Health Department and the CDC, and working proactively to ensure the health and safety of clients, […]

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28 Jan
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Safe Haven Announces Officers and Board Members

Safe Haven Family Shelter is excited to announce our 2020 board of directors and officers. “We are thrilled to expand our board and welcome members who complement our mission so well,” said Joyce Lavery, Safe Haven Family Shelter executive director. “The new members bring talent, expertise and deep community knowledge, which allow Safe Haven to […]

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16 Jan
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Grant from The Healing Trust

Safe Haven Family Shelter received a grant from The Healing Trust, which awarded funds totaling  $1.4 million in its most recent grant cycle. Safe Haven’s grant was for $53,000 and will be utilized to provide compassionate, trauma informed services to families experiencing homelessness through the Shelter and Housing programs. “Safe Haven is grateful for this award […]

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30 Dec
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News and Updates from Safe Haven

With 2019 coming to a close, we wanted to take a moment to send you the latest news and updates from Safe Haven. Browse the headlines below or click here to download the full newsletter.  CELEBRATING 35 YEARS This year with your help, Safe Haven was able to increase arms of service and double the […]

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14 Nov
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A Taqueria Holiday

Join Taqueria del Sol Nashville and Safe Haven Family Shelter for a special evening on Monday, December 9 at Taqueria del Sol’s 12th South location, 2317 12th Avenue South. The restaurant, normally closed on Mondays, will open from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. and donate all proceeds from the menu and bar to Safe Haven Family […]

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23 Jul
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People are generous!

People are generous. After recent events at Safe Haven, I’m left with a full heart and an even greater sense of hope. The stars aligned on this one and everything fell into place. It all started with our partnership with Alec Miller, the Volunteer Coordinator at Luke 14:12. They will be donating meals to our […]

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05 Apr
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10th Annual Dancing for Safe Haven

On March 23, six Nashville notables paired with professional ballroom dancers performed for a sold-out crowd at the 10th annual Dancing for Safe Haven fundraiser. The evening raised more than $400,000 for families experiencing homelessness and continued support for Safe Haven’s shelter-to-housing services. The event, held at the Hilton Nashville Downtown, was made possible by […]

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