If you are in IMMEDIATE DANGER, call 911.

To get help at Safe Haven, call

(616) 452-6664 (free, confidential, 24/7)

Who is Eligible for Services

Safe Haven Ministries’ services are available to women and their children who have experienced or who are experiencing domestic abuse. We serve all women equally regardless of age, race, religious belief, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, or socio-economic status.

Our Services

We offer a wide range of services designed to help women and their children find refuge, hope, and healing. Since Safe Haven Ministries has a unique area of expertise in faith and domestic abuse issues, we can offer guidance in this area to those who seek it. All services are free of charge unless otherwise noted.

Crisis Intervention, Case Management and Safety Planning

Safe Haven Ministries offers free, 24-hour help for victims of domestic abuse. Trained staff are available to listen and help assess each woman’s individual situation. We provide resources and referrals as well as assist each woman in developing a safety plan. Trained staff are available to help you 24 hours a day. Call (616) 452-6664.

Emergency Shelter

For women and their children fleeing a violent home, Safe Haven Ministries offers a confidential emergency shelter. For more information, call (616) 452-6664.

Support Groups

Safe Haven offers support groups for women who have experienced or are experiencing domestic abuse.  If you are interested in joining a Safe Haven support group, call (616) 452-6664.

Education Support Group: Learn about the dynamics of domestic abuse, its effects on children, legal issues surrounding abuse, and more in our 8-week support group.

Advanced Education Support Group ($5 per session): for those who have completed the regular education support group. The advanced support group offers healing from the trauma of domestic abuse.

Individual Counseling

($0 - $60 per session, fees assessed on a sliding scale)
Family advocates with an area of specialty in working with women who have experienced domestic abuse can meet with you one-on-one for counseling. Those who are unable to pay for counseling may make special arrangements with their family advocates. For more information, call (616) 452-6664.

Trauma-Intervention Groups for Children

Children who witness domestic abuse are often traumatized by the experience. I Feel Better Now is Safe Haven’s trauma-intervention group for children ages 7-12. This program also includes a support group for mothers whose children are participating in the program. For more information, call (616) 452-6664.