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Survivors and Advocates for Empowerment

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Survivors and Advocates for Empowerment is a domestic violence shelter based in Washington, DC that was founded in 2006. As of 2019 they had $2.5 million in revenue and $6.3 million in assets.

Dc safe (Survivors and Advocates for Empowerment) ensures the safety and self-determination for Survivors of domestic violence in the Washington, dc area through emergency services, court advocacy and system reform.

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Safe Inc.

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Program areas at Survivors and Advocates for Empowerment

The crisis intervention services response line provides immediate crisis intervention services for domestic violence victims 24-hours a day, 7 days a week. Response line Advocates and on call Advocates are available to meet with a victim at a safe location to provide tangible resources, or speak with them on the phone. The metropolitan police department requires officers to offer response line services to every domestic violence victim they speak with and to call our response line from the scene of domestic violence crime on the victim's behalf. A response line advocate can provide:safety planning;legal information;immediate crisis shelter;help securing the victim's homeemergency financial assistance for food, bus fare, and supplies for babies and children;access to the emergency temporary protection order (etpo) process; andnext-day follow-up from a dc safe advocate.response line Advocates can also assist mpd officers and detectives by answering questions about victim resources, protection orders, and other legal options for ...

Dc safe provides court-based advocacy services for between 20 and 30 victims every business day- more than 4,000 Survivors each year. Advocates work with victims throughout their court case to ensure that the legal remedies they seek enhance their overall safety, and to provide resources, information and referrals as the survivor'Survivors's situation changes over time. Supportive advocacy Advocates provide:-information and education about how to petition for a civil protective order;-assistance drafting petitions for temporary and civil protection orders;-general legal information;-referral to a pro bono attorney;-safety planning assistance;-public benefits and social service referrals;-emergency financial assistance;-emergency cell phones;-diapers, formula,and baby supplies;-court accompaniment and victims;-emotional support, and-assistance with any other portion of the court or social services system.

Safe space offers 20 days of immediate crisis shelter for families who are at the highest risk of being killed or seriously injured by the abuser. These confidential apartment units are fully furnished and provide the basic necessities for a family coming to dc safe immediately following a violent incident. Often families come to us with little but the clothes on their space is the only crisis housing program in the district of columbia for domestic violence space provides a safe and quiet apartment in which a family can recover, obtain the necessary social services to immediately sustain themselves and begin to make longer-term decisions about their future.dc safe staff are on site to assist with these important next steps, and a counselor is available on site through our partnerships with the women's center and the wendt center for loss and healing, to allow families to begin the ...

Form 990s for Survivors and Advocates for Empowerment

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-09Sep 17, 2020990View PDF
2018-09Oct 4, 2019990View PDF
2017-09Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-09Oct 26, 2017990View PDF
2015-09Dec 29, 2016990View PDF
...and seven more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Survivors and Advocates for Empowerment

Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,695,442
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$310
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$-174,068
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$500
Total revenues$2,522,184

Vendors for Survivors and Advocates for Empowerment

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
KimbiaFundraising software2020-09-18
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-09-18
█████████Marketing software2020-09-18
███████████Content management system software2020-09-18
█████ █████ █████ ██████████ ███ ████████Tax accounting2020-04-29
██████ ███Software2019-09-04
████████ █████Develop Overall Fundraising Plan and Develop Specific Strate$46,2002017-09-01

Personnel at Survivors and Advocates for Empowerment

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Ana Natalia OteroCo - Founder and Executive Director-Aug. 28, 2019
Ana Natalia Marlow-OteroExecutive Director$98,693Oct. 4, 2019
████████ ████████Director of Operations-Aug. 28, 2019
███████ ██████Development and Communications Director-Aug. 28, 2019
█████ █████Crisis Response Team Director-Aug. 28, 2019
██████ █████ ██████Administrative Grants Manager-Aug. 28, 2019
██████ ████████Chair$0Aug. 28, 2019
█████ ███████Secretary / Chair$0Aug. 28, 2019
███████ █████Treasurer$0Aug. 28, 2019
████ ██████Secretary$0Sept. 30, 2018
...and three more key personnel

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6Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault501(c)(3)$6.9 millionMidland, MI
7Center for Abuse and Rape Emergencies of Charlotte County501(c)(3)$1.6 millionPunta Gorda, FL
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11Branch County Coalition Against Domestic Violence501(c)(3)$1.0 millionColdwater, MI
12Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault501(c)(3)$2.2 millionJuneau, AK
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15Arizona Coalition To End Sexual and Domestic Violence501(c)(3)$2.1 millionPhoenix, AZ
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20Southern Maryland Center for Family Advocacy501(c)(3)$996,433Hollywood, MD
21Utah Domestic Violence Coalition501(c)(3)$1.0 millionSalt Lake City, UT
22Family Crisis Center501(c)(3)$2.8 millionBastrop, TX
23Young Women's Christian Association of Northeast Kansas501(c)(3)$2.3 millionTopeka, KS
24Hill Country Crisis Council501(c)(3)$1.3 millionKerrville, TX
25Battered Women's Justice Project501(c)(3)$3.2 millionMinneapolis, MN