Tennessee Agencies Join the Safe Shelter Collaborative

Agencies across the state of Tennessee will soon use the Safe Shelter Collaborative to find shelter faster for survivors of interpersonal violence. Along with the state planning committee, we are thrilled to support agencies as they learn more about the program and prepare to attend the launch event in late September. Read on!

To-Dos for Agencies

Register for
the event

Register now for the launch event happening on Sept 27 at 1 pm CT.

Apply for
the program

Submit your application today.


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Watch this video about the program

Watch this short video to get an overview of how the Safe Shelter Collaborative works for agencies across the U.S.

Visit the learn more page and browse this site for more information about the program.


Support, Always!

Lea Policoff, Account Services Manager, is eager to help answer any questions, provide resources, or listen to feedback about the Safe Shelter Collaborative. You can reach her at

Key people who are collaborating to implement the Safe Shelter Collaborative​​

Becky Owens Bullard

Metro Nashville-Davidson County Office of Family Safety, Nashville, TN

Jennifer Escue

TN Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence


Melissa Garrett

Genesis House, Cookville, TN

Chelsie Leonard

The McNabb Center, Knoxville, TN


Stephanie Reyes

Community Alliance for the Homeless, Memphis, TN

Jenci Spradlin

WRAP (Wo/Men's Resource and Rape Assistance Program), Jackson

Kirsten Hipkins, Hannah McCarty, and Stephanie Reyes Community Alliance for the Homeless, Memphis

Christie Bevis, Program Manager

Supporting the

Safe Shelter