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Safe in Hunterdon empowers adult and child survivors of domestic and sexual abuse, while collaborating with our community to prevent violence and create positive social change.

Service(s) include:

  • 24 Hour Hotline Assistance- crisis counseling, information, referral, assessment for safe house, and safety planning.

  • Crisis Intervention- the Domestic Violence Response Team (DVRT) & Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) provide emotional support, information, and advocacy for victims at Hunterdon Medical Center, all Hunterdon County police departments, & State Police barracks.

  • Safe Housing- survivors (and their children) fleeing from violence may enter. Staff is present 24 hours a day and offer supportive counseling, advocacy, and case management services.

  • THRIVE- Transitional Housing- transitional home following safe housing into semi-permanent housing. Offers domestic & sexual violence survivors & their children supportive counseling, advocacy, & case management services.

  • Counseling, Advocacy & Creative Arts Therapy- individual & group counseling for survivors 3 years old and up, of human trafficking, domestic & sexual violence. Services are offered at the main office as well as at confidential locations throughout Hunterdon County.

  • Legal Advocacy- domestic & sexual violence survivors can obtain legal information and referral to legal services about their rights under NJ state law. A Court Advocate is available to accompany and support survivors at certain court hearings.

  • SAFE’s Legal HAVEN- a network of attorneys that assist victims of domestic and sexual violence who are plaintiffs in final restraining order hearings.

  • Primary Prevention- SAFE works collaboratively with Hunterdon County schools and the community to provide prevention and awareness initiatives aimed at reducing and preventing domestic and sexual violence.

  • Prison Programming- provides individual and group counseling for female survivors of domestic and sexual violence who are incarcerated at Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women.

  • Human Trafficking- partners and collaborates with human trafficking agencies across the state to provide services to victims, as well as outreach and community training.

  • Economic Empowerment- workshops for individuals and groups are offered utilizing an empowerment curriculum.  The curriculum assists clients with repairing/managing their financial circumstance. 

PHONE: 1-908-788-4044 (24 hour hotline) or (908) 806-0019





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as of October 2014