Saturday, March 5, 2016

A Safe Place for Pets in Domestic Violence Circumstances

From RedRover.org
RedRover offers financial assistance for victims of domestic violence and their pets through our Safe Escape grant program. The goal of the program is to help families with pets safely escape domestic violence together. Funding is mainly provided to help with the cost of temporary pet boarding while a client is in a domestic violence shelter, though other costs, like urgent veterinary care, can be considered.

Founded in 1987, the mission of RedRover is to bring animals out of crisis and strengthen the bond between people and animals through emergency sheltering, disaster relief services, financial assistance and education. RedRover accomplishes its mission by engaging volunteers and supporters, collaborating with others and maximizing the use of online technology.

If you are a victim of domestic violence and need immediate assistance:

Call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1.800.799.7233.

View a directory of family violence shelters that have resources for pets: SafePlaceforPets.org
Eligibility Guidelines

For the safety of the client, applications must be submitted by a domestic violence shelter representative on behalf of the client. The program is unable to respond to requests by email, phone, fax or mail.

--From RedRover.org


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