Safe at Home is an advice and reporting centre for domestic violence and child abuse, among other things. With safety first we try to create a safe environment for everyone who has to deal with these situations. Safe Home can help you not only with advice but also with support. Also when you have concerns about another person you can approach us. Our motto is safe together so do you know or are you someone who needs help? Do not be ashamed, our staff will listen with full attention to your request for help and see what support they can offer you. In some cases an investigation is necessary to be able to help someone further. We always do this in consultation with the caller.
Safe home for others
You can always call us if you are worried that someone close to you is suffering from violence or neglect. Safe Haven offers a listening ear and we will look for possible support for these persons. Safety first is an aspect we consider very important. We are happy that you are contacting us so we can help the person involved. When in doubt if it will go well and someone is not mistreated or very scared it is best to call us. We can always give an advice how we assess the situation and work together safely to a solution. Our employees will find the right persons or organizations that can help to create a safe and pleasant home situation.
Safe home and the environment
Sometimes there are also people in the neighbourhood who can contribute to this. This does not always have to be done with professional help. We often notice that friends or family are not aware of the home situation and we offer this as a first solution. This way you build a safe home network and you have someone you can always turn to.
Call safe home when things are not going well at home
At Safe Home we often notice that people are ashamed to call. Or do not accept the help of friends and family. We always say talk about it because you can listen to advice but you are never obliged to do anything with it. A listening ear often provides much peace in the house. Do you notice that your friends or a classmate are not doing well at home? Then it is good to contact safe home.
You can go to Safe Home for advice but also for information on what you can do to change the situation for another person. You can do this by offering a listening ear or by letting the person stay at home more often. If all this does not work, professional support will be sought to clearly map out the situation. Then they will look at how they can make it liveable for the person you are worried about.
Safety first, together safe to a better situation
When you contact safe home you get to speak to a staff member who listens to your story. Often you have been thinking about the problems for a long time, whether it is about yourself, friends or family. Our staff will look for a safe solution together with you. There is not always a clear overview of the situation. This is because not everything is shared or because there are too many doubts on our side. In that case, Safe Haven can have the situation investigated. We do this out of concern for your safety and want to help you as best we can.
When the concerns are properly identified, we can also find the right person or organization to address your problems. Often talking about your worries is already a way of relieving them.
Bottling up everything causes even more frustration, which can make the home situation even worse. You can contact Safe Haven anonymously and without a name. We will only use your information if you agree to professional help.