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January 1st, 2019
Posted in Stalking

Stalking 101

The Basics of Stalking and Where to Find Help October 1, 2018, St. Louis, MO – Safe Connections blogger, Lisa Simani had the chance to sit down and chat with Jess Cowl, Assistant Director for Crisis and Prevention at Safe Connections to talk about what stalking looks like and some resources that can help survivors. Q: Read More…

December 20th, 2018

Theresa’s Story: Healing From the Inside Out

My name is Theresa. I hope you can take a few minutes to hear me out. I want to tell you how you and Safe Connections helped me and my daughter. I grew up with lots of abuse in my home, from my mom. She was in and out of jail. Me and my siblings, Read More…

November 1st, 2018
Posted in Donations

Give a Little, Help a Lot

Great Ways to Give to Safe Connections That Don’t Cost You a Dime The Schnucks eScrip Program An easy way to give back (without spending more of your own hard-earned money) is signing up for the Schnucks eScrip program and selecting Safe Connections as your nonprofit of choice. It costs nothing. You pick up an eScrip card at Read More…

Light Up the Lotus for Domestic Violence Awareness Month

This Domestic Violence Awareness Month, you can make life brighter for survivors by helping us raise $5,000 in 19 days!    “A ‘Thank you’ cannot express the gratitude I feel for all of the amazing love and support that Safe Connections continues to provide me, my mommy, and our family. We all have an opportunity Read More…

October 3rd, 2018

Raise Awareness for Domestic Violence in October

Each year in October, Safe Connections is proud to be a part of YWCA’s annual Vigil for Women’s Safety and the Clothesline Project. People throughout the St. Louis community gather to support women who have experienced violence while remembering those who did not survive. In collaboration with Safe Connections, the vigil will feature a Clothesline Project; Read More…

August 22nd, 2018

Radiance Float + Wellness Celebrates One Year of Free Floating for Survivors

Survivors for Survivors Float Therapy to Heal after Domestic Violence August 22, 2018, St. Louis, MO—Safe Connections blogger Lisa Simani caught up with survivor Zinia Thomas, owner of Radiance Float + Wellness in Brentwood to talk about how Zinia helps survivors of abuse alleviate their anxiety and other symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in a Read More…

August 7th, 2018
Posted in Prevention, Teen

Get to Know Prevention Educator Natalie

Safe Connections Staffer Highlight June 22, 2018, St. Louis, MO Prevention Education at Safe Connections is celebrating it’s 30th birthday in 2018, so we wanted to give our readers an inside take on what it’s like to be a prevention educator here at Safe Connections. We interviewed Natalie, a prevention educator who has worked with Read More…

June 22nd, 2018

Life After Wanting to Die

Young, Smart, Privileged…and Suicidal June 22, 2018, St. Louis, MO Words by Rachael Krajewski   The Netflix show 13 Reasons Why recently debuted its second season, shining the public spotlight on teen suicide. The show does a lot of things. Not all of them are great. On the upside, the show brings suicide into mainstream discussion. Read More…

May 25th, 2018
Posted in Teen

Get to Know Teen Therapist Latricia

Safe Connections Staffer Highlight May 25, 2018, St. Louis, MO—Blogger Lisa Simani caught up with Safe Connections super-busy (always out in the field helping a teen) therapist Latricia to find out a little bit about what exactly a Safe Connections therapist does for teens. Here’s how the conversation went: Q: Why did you get into Read More…

April 18th, 2018
Posted in Events, Fundraising

St. Louis Women Say #MeToo

Together Brunch Shines a Light on the #MeToo Movement in St. Louis Saturday, April 14, 2018, St. Louis, MO—With the rise of the #MeToo movement, four local women have decided to share their stories at the 11th annual Safe Connections Together! Engaging Women |Empowering Girls brunch. These women live vastly different lives. Their common ground? Read More…