“The new dawn blooms as we free it
For there is always light,
if only we’re brave enough to see it
If only we’re brave enough to be it”

– Amanda Gorman, National Youth Poet Laureate

 

Safe+Sound Somerset helps survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence with compassionate, trained professional help. Assistance is offered 24 hours a day – 7 days a week – 365 days a year at 866-685-1122. Our Helpline is the gateway to survivor-centered services that provide safety, hope and healing from the trauma of abuse and violence.

Those services include safe emergency housing, counseling, legal advocacy and education on healthy relationships. All services and programs are available to anyone in need, regardless of income, cultural or ethnic background, language, gender identity or sexual orientation. Adults and children who have experienced domestic or sexual assault and/or abuse have access to Safe+Sound Somerset’s high quality, trauma-informed intervention services.

Safe+Sound Somerset’s services are CONFIDENTIAL and offered at NO CHARGE.

 

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Safety

Your safety is our priority. Call or text the Helpline 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to speak with an advocate, learn to identify abuse or find emergency shelter.

Advocacy

Learn more about the legal, financial and housing services we provide survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence.

Healing

Safe+Sound Somerset addresses the impacts of domestic and sexual violence through trauma-informed counseling that empowers survivors and families to heal.

Resource Center

Outreach & Prevention Services

Our Outreach & Prevention services aim to reduce violence by helping community members recognize and respond to all forms of domestic and sexual violence.

Safety Planning

A safety plan is a personalized, practical plan that includes information and strategies to deal with an abusive relationship.

Resource Directory

For a comprehensive list of resources and local organizations providing support to survivors of domestic abuse and sexual violence, visit our Resource Directory.

News & Events

Stay up to date with what’s happening at Safe+Sound Somerset and our community in our work to support survivors.

Learning Center

The Learning Center is an easy and accessible resource to all Safe+Sound Somerset educational content for survivors, professionals, teens, educators, parents, and the community. This includes videos, podcasts, handouts, and articles about trauma, and domestic, dating, and sexual violence.

 

Upcoming Events

2024 SPEAK Your Peace Art Contest – Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Open through March 31, 2024 for high school and college-aged artists!

Submission form and full rules: CLICK HERE

Entries will be displayed from April 26-June 10 at the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission Gallery in Somerville, NJ. Awards and Honor Mentions recognized at Sexual Assault Awareness Month Reception at gallery. More info to come.

K.I.T.E. Group 5-14-24

Are you a survivor of intimate partner violence looking for a support group? Our weekly K.I.T.E. Group may be what you’re looking for! K.I.T.E.: Knowledge as a powerful tool, Inspiration to heal from the impacts of abuse, Togetherness with fellow DV and SV survivors who truly ‘get it,’ and Empowerment to be the healthiest version of yourself.

Call or text our 24/7 helpline at 866-685-1122 for more details.

K.I.T.E. Group 5-21-24

Are you a survivor of intimate partner violence looking for a support group? Our weekly K.I.T.E. Group may be what you’re looking for! K.I.T.E.: Knowledge as a powerful tool, Inspiration to heal from the impacts of abuse, Togetherness with fellow DV and SV survivors who truly ‘get it,’ and Empowerment to be the healthiest version of yourself.

Call or text our 24/7 helpline at 866-685-1122 for more details.