Since its creation in 2007, the Safe at Home program has protected more than 1,500 survivors of domestic violence, sexual violence, or stalking, according to kait8.com. Safe at Home celebrated its fifth anniversary on August 28.
Safe at Home Training Video for Law Enforcement - Now Online
Safe at Home provides participants with a designated address to use which acts as a mail forwarding service, said the program’s website. These services limit access to public information that could identify a survivor’s place of residence after their relocation.
The program was created under a law advocated for by Secretary of State Robin Carnahan, according to her website. Facts about Safe at Home:
For more information about Safe at Home and its eligibility requirements visit http://www.sos.mo.gov/SafeAtHome.
- Its training video for law enforcement officers is now available online. The program also mailed a DVD of the video to all law enforcement agencies in August.
- It allows survivors to use a substitute address when registering to vote.