3.23.2020

For the safety and well-being of our clients and staff and in compliance with Governor’s Whitmer’s Stay at Home order, our administrative offices will remain closed through Monday, April 13th.

As an essential services, Safe Haven will remain fully operational during this time. If you are in crisis or have any questions, our staff are available to respond. Our shelter remains open and advocates will continue to support survivors remotely over the phone and virtually with safety planning, advocacy, shelter assessment, and assistance with PPOs. If you are in crisis, please call our hotline at 616.452.6664.

Thank you again for your understanding and prayers for our staff, clients, and community.

I’d like to help Safe Haven! What do you need?

Though we are not able to accept volunteers or in-kind donations at this time for the safety and health of our staff and clients, we ask that you consider a financial donation. Though our administrative offices are closed, we are still fully operational and our greatest needs are funds to support staffing and basic operations. Thank you for your consideration!

3.16.2020, 8:00pm

For the safety and well-being of our clients and staff, our office will be closed for the next two weeks.

If you are in crisis or have any questions, our staff are available to respond. We are continuing to support survivors over the phone and virtually through our core services–providing safety planning, advocacy, and shelter. Please call our hotline at 616.452.6664.

Thank you for your understanding and prayers for our staff, clients, and community during these difficult and unknown circumstances.

3.16.2020, 9:00am

Safe Haven’s office is still open, and we strongly encourage individuals and survivors to access services by calling our 24/7 hotline at 616.452.6664 instead of walking in for services.
The following are canceled for the next four weeks (through April 12th):
  • Support groups (on and off-site)
  • Youth group programming
  • New Entry Training
  • Domestic Violence Seminar (DVS)
Providing safety and care for those experiencing domestic violence and taking precautionary measures to keep our clients and team healthy, remains our top priority.

3.13.2020

Dear Friends of Safe Haven Ministries,

Providing safety and care for those experiencing domestic violence remains our top priority. As concern around COVID-19 continues to develop, we have taken additional steps to protect the health and safety of our clients and staff.

If you do visit our office, please know that we have increased daily cleaning procedures to help ensure the health of those we work and partner with in the community.

As we continue to stay informed of developments related to the virus, we will be in contact to provide information around any changes with scheduled support groups, events, and office hours.

If you do have any questions, please feel free to contact us at 616.452.6664. For up-to-date information about COVID-19, please visit cdc.gov/coronavirus or your local health department website.

Finally, please keep our communities in your thoughts and prayers as we all work together to ensure safe and healthy environments.

Warm regards,

Megan E. Hopkins
Executive Director
Safe Haven Ministries