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Safe Haven Haven is a warm and welcoming space for single parents and children affected by domestic violence to provide comfort and safety through warm and soft construction materials, colors and Spaces that can be closed and unfolded.
Intimate partner violence accounts for 15% of all violent crime. Women between the ages of 18-24 are most commonly abused by an intimate partner. 19% of domestic violence involves a weapon. Domestic victimization is correlated with a higher rate of depression and suicidal behavior.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), globally, about one in three women has experienced physical or gender-based violence at some point in her life.
According to the National Domestic Violence Hotline, more than 1 million women are victims of domestic violence every day.
According to a report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 5,600,000 women are assaulted each year in the United States in connection with domestic violence.
1. Single Parent
Single parent may face dealing with domestic violence alone and needs to consider their own safety and the well-being of their children.
May have experienced psychological, emotional and financial stress in the context of domestic violence.
A child may be a victim of witnessed domestic violence and need additional support and understanding.
A child’s age and special needs may influence housing selection and design.
1. Safe wake up procedure:
Parents and children wake up in the safety of their apartment, ensuring a quiet and safe start to the day.
Adjust your morning routine to minimize noise and maintain a sense of security.
2. Breakfast and planning:
Parents discuss their plans for the day while preparing a simple breakfast.
Quickly check doors and Windows to make sure the apartment is secure.
3. Educational activities:
Parents involve their children in educational activities or homeschooling to maintain a sense of routine.
Make use of online resources or books in the apartment.
4. Family Law support:
Contact legal professionals or support services on legal matters relating to domestic violence via telephone or secure online channels.
5. Virtual consultation:
Attend virtual counseling sessions or support groups in a secure apartment.
Connect with a therapist or support network using technology.
6. Documents and plans:
Dedicated to documenting incidents of domestic violence for legal purposes.
Develop a security plan for the apartment environment.
7. Dinner and relaxation:
Prepare a quiet dinner and spend quality time together in the apartment.
Engage in calming activities for your child, such as reading or watching age-appropriate movies.
8. Safety check:
Conduct a thorough security check in the apartment before going to bed.
The doors and Windows are locked.
Assist children with bedtime arrangements within the safe confines of the apartment.
Enhance a sense of security and comfort before bed.
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