10 Things You and Your Congregation Can Do to Create Safe Havens

Don't know where to start? Explore our list of 10 things you can do to help! Every effort makes a difference, so start with just a few of these actions and see how much you and your congregation can accomplish.

 

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10 Things You and Your Congregation Can Do to Create Safe Havens

#1 Put up flyers throughout your congregation's building. Print state and national hotline numbers in every program and/or newsletter.

#2 Partner with Safe Havens to conduct a used cell phone drive to support victims of abuse.

 

#3 Hold a vigil to remember those affected by domestic violence and to encourage your community to take action against it. 

#4 Stock the library with culturally/ religiously specific domestic violence information.

#5 Connect with local domestic violence service providers as a first step to building a referral network. Refer, refer, refer!

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#6 Learn how to respond to victims in your community safely. Educate yourself with these tips on supporting victims.

#7 Let members of your congregation know that domestic violence is an issue in your community, that it is safe to talk about these issues, and how to spot warning signs.

#8 Present age-appropriate information and resources on bullying and healthy relationships to children and teens.

#9 Join our mailing list!

#10 Contact Safe Havens at (617)-654-1820 or info@interfaithpartners.org for training, ideas or resources.

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