Program Description: Project Safe Place provides access to immediate help and supportive resources for young people in crisis through a network of Lake County sites sustained by qualified agencies, trained volunteers, and businesses.
Youth can get immediate help when they go into a public location that displays the Safe Place sign and ask for help.
For More Information or a Site Visit: Contact Program Coordinator: Gavin Mariano at (219) 938-7070
Gavin Mariano has worked with the Safe Place program since 2002; prior to becoming the coordinator in 2013. He spearheaded the kickoff of Safe Place into Porter County in 2008.
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Latest News & Stories -
Most Recent Program News -
TradeWinds in Merrillville, Indiana became a designated Safe Place Site in March of 2015.
Situated just south of US 30 on Colorado St. in Merrillville, TradeWinds now partners to provide a doorway to youth in crisis.
Above are Steve Conger, Director of Development and Marketing- TradeWinds, Shirley Caylor, Co-Founder and CEO- Crisis Center, Kathy Mangel, Business Development Specialist- TradeWinds, Gavin Mariano, Coordinator for Safe Place/ Safely Home Program- Crisis Center.
Photo courtesy of TradeWinds.
Just for Teens -
Check out National Safe Place exclusive teen page with activities, news, poems, advice and more.
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