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Our Philosophy

ABOUT SAFE SAN JUANS

We Support Survivors of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault/Abuse

Our Philosophy

We are here to listen.

We are here to help you explore your emotions.

We are here to safety plan, discuss steps, and identify options with you.

We are here to help you find your strength.

We are here to support you in the path you choose.

We are here to support you on your journey.

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Our Objectives

Provide immediate and confidential support to survivors and secondary victims of domestic violence (DV) and sexual assault/abuse (SA).

Provide short and long-term supportive services to survivors and secondary victims of DV/SA living in or visiting San Juan County.

Provide client-directed empowerment-based services to DV/SA survivors and secondary victims that increase client safety and autonomy.

Provide confidential emergency and long-term shelter for survivors of DV and SA.

Raise awareness about DV/SA and provide education about available DV/SA services and how to access them.

Bring about change in individuals, relationships, communities, and society through strategies that address root causes of violence, shift culture, build skills, and promote healthy relationships.

Our Services

Safety Planning and Shelter: We can assist you in creating a safety plan for yourself and the loved ones in your life, including safe shelter as needed.

Crisis Intervention: We are here to support and connect you with information and referrals anytime on our 24-hour crisis lines or in person during office hours.

Advocacy and Counseling Services: We will listen and arranging services, connect you to available resources, and provide you with a safe space to process what you are going through.

Legal Advocacy: We can assist you with filing for a protection order and preparing for court appearances. We will also provide advocacy and support for you at court appearances. 

Medical Advocacy: We can provide you advocacy and support at the hospital or medical appointments. Our free reproductive health services include condoms, pregnancy tests and emergency Plan B.

Support Groups: Ask us about online and in-person educational and support groups that are led by our therapists, educators, and advocates.

Therapy: Our Masters-level mental health clinicians provide therapy on a case by case basis for those dealing with the trauma of domestic or sexual violence.

Secondary Services: We are here to offer support and advocacy for you if you are a family member or friend or a survivor of domestic violence or sexual assault.

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Our Services
Our Staff

Our Staff

Our Board

Dave

Executive Director

Therapist

dave@safesj.org

Luann

Community Advocate

Administrative Assistant

luann@safesj.org

Roxanne

Therapist

Community Advocate

roxanne@safesj.org

Courtney 

Program Manager

Legal Advocate

courtney@safesj.org

Mariana

Community Advocate

Spanish Speaking support

mariana@safesj.org

Eli B.

Bookkeeper

Community Advocate

brooke@safesj.org

Stephanie

Therapy Manager

stephanie@safesj.org

 

Jeanine

Community Advocate

Prevention Specialist

jeanine@safesj.org

Our Board

Our Staff

Terry Whalen

President/Treasurer

Veronica (Roni) Becker

Board Member

Ron Krebs

Board Member

Patty Brightman

Vice President

Becky Bell

Board Member

Richard Low

Board Member

Taylor Davis

Board Member

Heidi Bruce

Board Member

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