Helping Everyone Feel Safe At Home

Safe At Home promotes children’s safety, well-being, and hope for their future by providing healing services and education to end the cycle of violence and save lives.

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Our Impact

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Our Margaret’s Place program offers safe spaces in schools where we provide comprehensive healing services to students who are impacted by trauma or violence.

  • 94%

    of students said that they feel safer

  • 88%

    of students said that it is easier to talk to someone instead of keeping things to themselves

  • 91%

    of students said that they feel more confident and have better self-esteem

  • 95%

    of students said that they are more hopeful about their future

Upcoming Events

Past Events

21
July
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2022 Golf & Tennis Classic

@Sleepy Hollow Country Club

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06
November
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2022 TCS New York City Marathon

@New York City

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10
November
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20th Anniversary Gala

@Gotham Hall (New York City)

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Testimonials

When you’re as dedicated to helping young people heal from their trauma as we are, your work doesn’t go unnoticed. See what people are saying about Safe At Home.

“It helped me be more confident in myself, also helped me get along better with friends and helped me avoid problems at home”

Student, Margaret’s Place

“Margaret’s Place is a safe place to come and express your feelings; when you are feeling down, you can come here and no one will judge you.”

Student, Margaret’s Place

“Margaret’s Place has helped make me a stronger person.”

Student, Margaret’s Place

“Margaret’s Place helps me see the world more than I see in my view. It also lets me be myself and express myself. And to be aware of my actions as well.”

Student, Margaret’s Place

“Margaret’s Place has helped me be more confident in myself, helped me get along better with friends, and helped me avoid problems at home.”

Participant, Margaret’s Place

“The most important thing that Margaret’s Place has done for me is to give me hope. They never gave up on me and showed me there is a lot to live for.”

Participant, Margaret’s Place

“Margaret’s Place is much more than a room. It is a force in shaping who we are. It says ‘We are determined to provide a respectful supportive environment for all members of our community. No one is alone.’ I cannot imagine my school without Margaret’s Place. It is and will continue to be part of who we are.”

Patrick M. Burns, Principal, JHS 217 Robert A. Van Wyck

“Having a Margaret’s Place on our campus has been phenomenal. It has provided our school community with resources that we so desperately need. Margaret’s Place offers that comfort of a listening ear to that silent voice.”

Evelyn Wesley, Former Principal, John Adams Middle School

Get Involved

From short-term needs to long-term sustainability of the work we do, your gift enables us to preserve, enhance, and advance our reach to more children in need.

501(c)3 #: 03-0442514

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    Your generosity helps young people find hope and strength to overcome their trauma. Support Safe At Home with an online donation today

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Safe Keeping

Join staff members Gabrielle Napoli and Rachel Quiles as we explore topics about healthy relationships, mental health, and more on our biweekly podcast Safe Keeping.

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