Safe Haven Is Here To Help

Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury provides crisis and support services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. All services are confidential, free, and available 24/7


Domestic Violence                                                          Sexual Assault

CT Safe Connect: 888-774-2900                                    Greater Waterbury: 203-753-3613

Domestic Violence Text / CHAT available 24/7       Statewide: 1-888-999-5545

                                                                                              Espanol: 1-888-568-8332

                                                                                              Sexual Assault Text 888-999-5545 /  HABLAR  

                                                                                              (M-F 9 am to 5 pm)

Our vision is a world where people live free from suffering. Together we can make a difference!

Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence

Safe Haven provides crisis intervention to any victim of domestic violence. Services include emergency shelter, individual and group counseling, legal advocacy for both civil and criminal matters, counseling and advocacy for children, information and referral to other community organizations and community prevention education.
Sexual Assault

Sexual Assault

Safe Haven provides crisis intervention for survivors of sexual assault and their family. Services include accompaniment to hospitals, individual and group counseling, legal advocacy, counseling and advocacy for child survivors, information and referrals to other community organizations and community prevention education.
Community Training

Community Training

Safe Haven offers presentations to all age groups on the issues of domestic violence. The community educator provides presentations on bullying and dating violence to elementary, middle and high school students. The community educator also offers trainings to police, social service providers and health professionals as well as presentations to religious and civic groups.

You Can Make A Difference

Your gift will provide emergency shelter for victims and ensure 24/7 SAFE HAVEN support.
Safe Haven is looking for community volunteers to serve our community.
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Monthly giving programs are a way for you to provide valuable resources every month of the year.

During fiscal year 2023...

Individuals helped
Sheltered at Peggy's Place
Lethality Assessment Screens
Client Contacts

Domestic Violence & Sexual Abuse News

This project is funded in part by a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Victims of Crime, Victims of Crime Act Victim Assistance Grant Program.

Help Safe Haven Put A Stop To Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault

Hear from the victims themselves as they describe the harsh reality they overcame.  Safe Haven provides help to anyone that has been abused or assaulted.  For more information on how we can help you or someone you know please contact us.

April 18th, 2024

Out of The Shadows 2024

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Out of The Shadows Annual Recognition and Awards Dinner

April 18th, 2024 5:30-9 pm  La Bella Vista Waterbury, CT

Henry “Mike” & Diane Boylan Everyday Hero Award. This award recognizes a person or group who is constantly giving back and making a difference in our clients’ lives.

Making a Difference Award. The Making a Difference Award recognizes a person or group whose persistence has helped to bring about a change that benefits others.

Out of the Shadows Award. The Out of the Shadows Award recognizes a person or group whose example and courage are an inspiration to others.

The Light of Hope Award. The Light of Hope Award is a peer-nominated award that recognizes an employee whose dedication and service to our organization and clients embodies the mission and values of Safe Haven

Volunteer of the Year Award– The Volunteer of the Year award recognizes a SHOGW volunteer who has provided exemplary volunteer service to Safe Haven

The Charles L. Schofield Distinguished Service Award. This award recognizes an individual or group in the Criminal Justice System whose exceptional efforts have had a profound impact on the lives of sexual crime survivors.



PLEASE CALL 203-575-0388 x119 or email

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