SAF-T Program® Resources

Request a copy of the SAF-T Start-Up Manual and Word-version of the sample forms

Download Understanding the Link and learn why the SAF-T Program saves lives

SAF-T Resources – Assistance for Families:

Before escaping your home, download the Pet Safety Planning Brochure and be prepared.

If you are a domestic violence victim and are in need of finding safe sheltering for you and your pet, click here to find a listing of shelters that will accept your pet.

If you cannot find a shelter in your area that houses pets on-site, check out RedRover’s Safe Place for Pets directory.

If you experiencing homelessness (and are not in a domestic violent relationship) and need help for you and your pet, please contact STARelief & Pet Assistance or Pets of the Homeless.

If you are looking for apartments that are pet-friendly, check out:

If you are looking for hotels that are pet-friendly, click here.

If you need assistance negotiating with a rental property or landlord about accepting your cat, check out this resource from Cats Protection (Scotland).

If you have a pet that needs transporting to a domestic violence shelter or another safe location, contact Operation Roger. They only transport pets (not people).

If you need free assistance in moving, contact College Hunks Hauling Junk to see if they can help.

Do you need financial assistance for boarding and/or veterinary care to enable you and your pet(s) to leave an abusive home? RedRover offers financial assistance for victims of domestic violence and their pets through their grant program. Please note: For safety reasons, applications must be submitted by a case worker.

Need help documenting incidents that are safely stored? Check out

California residents only: Meathead Movers is offering free moving services to people fleeing abusive homes. Click here for information.

Washington DC metro residents: Contact Safety Network for Abused Animals and People for help with your pets.

SAF-T Resources – Assistance for Shelters:

Download the SAF-T Flyer.

Download NRCDV’s Domestic Violence Project SAF-T flyer.

If you are a family violence shelter interested in housing pets on-site, please contact me for assistance.

If you are a family violence shelter that offers on-site housing of pets and your shelter is not listed, please contact me to be added to the list.

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