S.A.F.E. Place Shelter
P.O. Box 199
Battle Creek, MI - 49016
S.A.F.E. Place is committed to helping victims of domestic violence and their families in Calhoun, Barry, and Eaton Counties. We offer a range of social intervention and advocacy services. S.A.F.E. Place stresses early intervention, strengthening families, and providing a continuum of care through community resources and referrals.
S.A.F.E. Place provides shelter, court advocacy, referrals and comprehensive counseling programs for victims of domestic violence and their children who have been physically, verbally, or emotionally abused
S.A.F.E. Place is a 56-bed emergency domestic violence shelter located in Battle Creek, Michigan. Our shelter is open and a crisis line is in operation 365 days a year, 24 hours a day. We provide all services free of charge.
Shelter advocates offer support services which help survivors to make informed choices in an environment of support and security. Participation in any or all programming is optional.
During a shelter stay, we will provide food, clothing, and other basic needs.
Counseling services are offered to all survivors of domestic violence and their dependent children. This includes shelter guests as well as those living elsewhere. Our program provides one-on-one and group counseling.
S.A.F.E. Place's Legal Advocates assist victims with obtaining Personal Protection Orders (PPO's), understanding the court process, providing court accompaniment, assisting with filing for crime victim's compensation, and making appropriate legal referrals.
The Calhoun County STOP program is a partnership with the Calhoun County Prosecutor’s Office, law enforcement, the court and service providers that works to strengthen existing support systems serving battered individuals and their children. This is done by developing and sustaining a coordinated, broad-based community response committed to enhancing and improving the prevention, intervention, and elimination of domestic violence.
S.A.F.E. Place's CLASS (Climbing the Ladder to Achieve Self-Sufficiency) Program assists survivors of domestic violence and their children to maintain safe and affordable housing. The program serves approximately 7 families at a time.