Full Time Outreach Educator needed to provide domestic and sexual violence education/prevention programs to under served populations in Spartanburg, Cherokee, and Union Counties. Responsibilities include public speaking targeting rural, LGBTQ, disabled, elderly and non-english speaking youth and adults within community and school based settings. Requires a Bachelors Degree, non-judgmental attitude, valid SC drivers license. Must […]
SAFE Homes-Rape Crisis Coalition will offer a special volunteer training program for domestic violence and sexual assault crisis counselors beginning March 6, 2017 – March 28, 2017 This volunteer job may be perfect for you! Our agency provides a 24-hour crisis hot line for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. We serve Spartanburg, Cherokee, and Union […]
February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month! Teen DV Month (sometimes called TDVAM) is a national effort to raise awareness about abuse in teen and 20-something relationships and promote programs that prevent it. Dating violence is more common than many people think. One in three teens in the U.S. will experience physical, sexual or emotional abuse by […]
Please Join SAFE Homes-Rape Crisis Coalition for our 1st Annual 1BlueStringHubCity Awareness Campaign & Competition This competition is made possible by The Star and The Rosemary Antosh Charitable Fund 1BlueStringHubCityis a singer/songwriter competition for artists in Spartanburg and surrounding areas. Contestants will need to submit an original piece focused on this year’s theme; HOPE. Judges will […]
by Patty Branco, Senior Technical Assistance & Resource Specialist for theNational Resource Center on Domestic Violence This October, the Domestic Violence Awareness Project of the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV) is building uponconversations from 2015around Awareness + Action = Social Change by offering key awareness activities and action steps for propelling us forward […]
South Carolina has moved from first in the United States for women murdered by men to 5th, with a rate of 1.73 per 100,000 in 2014 according to the new Violence Policy Center (VPC) report When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2014 Homicide Data. This is the 19th year in a row that South Carolina has […]
SAFE Homes – Rape Crisis Coalition 2015 Year End Statistics Report we assisted 4,473 adults and 2,253 children traumatized by domestic violence and sheltered 304 adults and children we assisted 219 direct and 147 indirect victims of sexual assault we provided 4,002 individual and 1,386 family therapy sessions for 623 people we also provided 180 […]
#SCSaysNoMore (Taken from SCCADVASA: SOUTH CAROLINA COALITION AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT) What is Intimate Partner Violence? The Center for Disease Control and Prevention defines intimate partner violence (IPV) as a serious, preventable public health problem that affects millions of Americans. The term “intimate partner violence” describes physical, sexual, or psychological harm by a […]
We are a non-profit organization serving victims of domestic violence and their dependent children in Spartanburg, Cherokee, and Union counties, and victims of sexual assault in Spartanburg and Cherokee counties.
Have a question? Want to learn more about our services? Looking to volunteer? If so, leave us a message or call our offices M-F ~ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm.
If you need immediate assistance please call our 24-hour crisis line @ 864.583.9803. All calls are confidential.
If this is an emergency, please dial 911.