News and Media

If you are a member of the media developing a story about Safe Place, please contact:

Autumn Sandlin
Communications Manager
Office: (502) 635-3660
[email protected]

Access and share Safe Place public service announcements (PSAs) by visiting: You may also locate PSAs on the Safe Place YouTube channel at:

Click on the links below to view National Safe Place Network (NSPN) and Safe Place program news. Organizational news articles will open in a new tab for convenience.

2017 - National News

Students' Safe Place Presentation Recognized at Global Finals
NSPN Accepts Nominations for National Advisory Board
Advocacy Alert: Budget Blueprint - Dramatic Shifts in National Investment Priorities
NSPN Opens Four Internship Positions
NSPN Launches 2017 Innovations Circles Project
Advocacy Alert: Why National Service Corps is a Wise Investment of Taxpayer Funds
NSPN Launches National Youth Advisory Board Collaboration Committee
January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month

2017 - Local Safe Place News

Monterey-Salinas Transit partners with National Safe Place to help youth in crisis
From sleeping on couches to finding a 'Safe Place'
Family Life Center at St. Stephen Church becomes one of the only Safe Place locations in West Louisville
University Park Mall becomes 'Safe Place' for teens
Nation's only 'Safe Place' tattoo shop expanding
Tattoo Machine Gun opens second 'Safe Place' in New Albany

2016 - National News

NSPN Collects Tips from RHY Grantees at National Conference
Runaway and Homeless Youth Documentary Screening in St. Pete Beach, Florida
NSPN Receives Grant from The UPS Foundation
Exciting Member Opportunity: 20 Available Fellowships of up to $11,000
A Way Home America: An Unprecedented Group of Stakeholders have Come Together to End Youth Homelessness
NSPN Member and Licensed Safe Place Agency Works to End Human Trafficking
January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

2016 - Local Safe Place News

2015 - National News

From National Network for Youth: Senators Leahy and Collins Introduce the Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act to Reauthorize the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act
NSPNsights Blog: Senators Leahy and Collins Introduce the Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act (RHYTPA)

2015 - Local Safe Place News

Indiana tattoo parlor becomes 'Safe Place,' first of its kind

2014 - National News

National Conference Draws Federal Officials, Youth Workers to Phoenix
Focus 2014 National Conference
Runaway and Homeless Youth Act Reauthorization

2012 - National News

National Safe Place Selected to Coordinate the Runaway and Homeless Youth Training and Technical Assistance Center (RHYTTAC)
National Safe Place and Southwest Airlines Announce 2012 HEROES for Youth Award Recipient
National Safe Place Introduces Updated Brand Look
CSX, City year Bring Together More Than 100 Volunteers for National Safe Place
National Safe Place Launches TXT 4 HELP Interactive