Safe Place program was created by the YMCA teen shelter in Louisville, Kentucky
National Safe Place and Youth and Family Services Network join to form National Safe Place Network
Launched new corporate brand image.
NSP becomes the provider of training & technical assistance for RHY agencies (RHYTTAC)
NSP partners with American Eagle Outfitters on Shed Your Threads and Great Gifts
First National Safe Place Week
NSP receives its first major corporate supporter – Providian
NSP becomes National League of Cities Most Innovative City Program
Department of Health and Human Services provided small award to develop a model package for replication
Communities served by Safe Place
Safe Place states
As of September 2020
Safe Place sites available across the country
Safe Place programs operated by youth service agencies
more than youth
have received direct help from Safe Place
Safe Place History
NSP receives Presidential Citation Award for private sector initiatives
National Safe Place became a separate program of the Louisville Safe Place agency
NSP receives Point of Light designation by President George H. Bush
NSP partners with America’s Promise, Gen. Colin Powell’s community service initiative
National Safe Place Network launches National Youth Advisory Board Collaboration Committee
National Safe Place Network selected by Family and Youth Services Bureau to continue operating RHYTTAC after competitive grant season.
National Safe Place Network celebrates 20th anniversary of NSP Week and 35th anniversary of Safe Place.
Original Safe Place Signage
Signage recognized as a symbol of safety for youth in crisis.
Corporate Brand Logo
Logo represents local safe havens for youth in crisis in communities across the country.