SafeNest joins small ranks of pet-friendly domestic violence shelters

According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, up to 40 percent of domestic violence victims in the United States report that they have stayed in abusive situations rather than leave their pets behind, and 71 percent of pet owners seeking shelter report that their abuser had threatened, injured or killed a family pet. “Knowing we

Las Vegas-area foster owners sought for violence victims’ pets An open house for interested foster parents for animals is set for 5-7 p.m. Thursday at SafeNest, 3900 Meadows Lane. (Las Vegas Review-Journal file) By Sabrina Schnur Las Vegas Review-Journal September 1, 2019 - 3:33 pm    Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook. SafeNest and The Animal Foundation are partnering

New program aims to help pets of domestic violence survivors The reason for the program, according to SafeNest CEO Liz Ortenburger, is to give pets involved in violent relationships a loving place to stay while they and their owners recover. (KSNV) by Renee Santos Thursday, August 29th 2019 LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — A program called Pets Are Survivors Too (PAST), a partnership

Housing is Safety

Housing Is Safety Written by NAEH October 22, 2018 This post is written by Genese Jones-Torrence, Vice President of Crisis Services at SafeNest: Temporary Assistance for Domestic Crisis. We’ve all heard the saying that “home is where the heart is,” but have we ever thought about what else a home should be? A home is supposed to