Safe Space

SafeSpace provided close to 500,000 safe nights of shelter to more than 40,000 victims and children

Who they are

SafeSpace empowers the safety and well-being of adult victims of domestic violence and their children by providing intervention, prevention and advocacy services.

Their vision

SafeSpace envisions communities unified in achieving freedom from domestic violence.

SafeSpace, a 501c3 nonprofit organization, is the only state certified domestic violence center saving lives 24/7 and preventing domestic violence throughout the Treasure Coast of Indian River, Martin and St. Lucie counties. It is the local area expert in providing domestic violence services and offers a safe haven to victims and their children as they seek refuge from physical and emotional abuse.

SafeSpace is much more than just a crisis hotline and an emergency shelter. It empowers victims to become survivors by providing an extensive array of other programs and services, including legal assistance, financial literacy training, emotional and mental health counseling, advocacy, community outreach, and prevention education.

Why they need support

  • 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men have experienced some form of intimate partner violence in their lifetime.
  • Every minute an average of 20 people are abused by intimate partners.
  • 4 women are murdered by their partners every day.
  • Over 12 million people are affected by intimate partner violence every year.
  • Over 15 million children are exposed to domestic violence each year.
  • On an average day, domestic violence hotlines nationwide receive over 20,000 calls.