History of SAVE

History of SAVE - History of SAVE Timeline October 1976 The...

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History of SAVE Timeline October 1976 The Committee on Battered Women was formed December 1977 Shelter Against Violent Environments (SAVE) was incorporated with the Mission statement: “To provide appropriate related services which could improve the overall quality of life for battered women and their children.” October 2, 1978 First shelter opened with all volunteer staff, a very small 2 bedroom house with space for only 4-6 residents. The staff worked in a trailer which was parked in the backyard outside the kitchen window. The telephone cord strung from the house to the trailer. December, 1978 4 paid staff hired: Director, Volunteer Coordinator, Shelter Coordinator, and Administrative Assistant November 1979 SAVE’s Emergency S helter moved to a larger facility to house up to 15 women and children. The house was cramped with very little private space. March 1982 SAVE’s First Chocolate Faire was held. August 1982 City of Fremont Police Chief Robert Wasserman surveyed SAVE clients and their batterers to understand the need for a battered women’s shelter . October 1982 SAVE ’s Legal c omponent was started. November 1982 SAVE Emergency Services Counselor position was created. 1983
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2011 for the course SOC 168 taught by Professor Lio during the Spring '07 term at UC Riverside.

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