Updates

Can you smell victory? We can! We're excited to report that your contributions to SAFE helped us complete our Phase One strategy! Phase One was all about providing a safe place for girls and women to escape sexual exploitation.  REST did that through their Emergency Receiving Center (ERC) and...

New life is beginning as women escape exploitation It’s been five months since the REST Emergency Receiving Center (ERC) opened, and lives are changing daily. Learning about the many women accessing services is an incredible reminder of how much the ERC is needed…and the horror of where they...

Executive Director of SAFE, Heather Tuininga and SAFE Advisory Board member Steve Esau were guests on the Carrie Abbott show on KCIS today! Click below to hear them talk with Carrie about SAFE’s strategy to fight exploitation and the great work that has been done with the grants that...

I can’t believe it’s only been two months since the REST Emergency Receiving Center (ERC) opened. So much has happened! The REST staff are seeing lives changed, women already moving on to longer-term housing, and those who come through their doors being served in so many ways...

What great news I have to share with you this Thanksgiving week! SAFE's first supported project - the new Emergency Receiving Center opened on November 3rd, and FOUR women are already being served! The women are safe, they're being cared for instead of exploited, and they've already identified goals...

I had the honor of going last week to see SAFE's first supported project - the new Emergency Receiving Center in Seattle.  The ERC will provide a 24/7 place for women and girls trapped in the horrific life of sexual exploitation to get out, get safe, and get...

While developing our strategy for moving the needle on sexual exploitation, we listened to experts who agreed the thing our region needs most is a place where women can go 24/7 to escape and find healing from the terrible life of sexual exploitation. Real Escape from the Sex...