About Us

Safe Haven is a program of Citizens Against Violence, Inc., a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) corporation.  It is the emergency safe house for adult and child victims of domestic violence serving Bulloch, Candler, Effingham, Jenkins, Screven and Washington counties.  Save Haven is open 24 hours per day/7 days per week.  The length of time at the shelter is based on personal plans and progress towards independence.

There is no charge for services provided at the shelter which include:

  • Access to a 24-hour crisis linesafe-haven-logo
  • Immediate, safe, emergency shelter
  • Advocacy by knowledgeable, caring professionals
  • Case management services
  • Parenting classes
  • Family safety planning
  • Access to donated clothing and furnishings
  • Transportation
  • Legal Advocacy
  • Childcare
  • Community support
  • Housing assistance
  • Relocation services