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Safe Havens Mapping Project


Safe Havens Report (August 2021):

Identifying the Needs of DV Shelters that Provide Services to Survivors with Pets

AWI conducted a survey that asked the community of groups that provide safe havens for pets of domestic violence survivors to describe their needs and provide general feedback. With that information, AWI hopes to facilitate communication between safe havens for pets programs with the goal of strengthening each individual program as well as the community of safe havens for pets.

Safe Havens Desert Research (July 2022):

An Examination of Safe Haven Deserts

The Safe Havens Mapping Project compiled information on the nationwide distribution of safe havens in order to more clearly identify areas of the country where new safe havens are most urgently needed. For every county in every state, we tallied the number of known safe havens and used that number to calculate the number of safe havens per capita for that county. The results are displayed in state- by-state county tables that can be organized alphabetically or in numerical order of safe havens per capita. This data is available on the AWI website here.