How does Safe Haven work?

Step 1: Initial Contact

Any former Muslim who faces threats or danger for leaving Islam can contact Safe Haven for refuge.*

Step 2: Assessment

The Safe Haven team assesses the need of the person/people who need help and decides the best course of action.

Step 3: Safe House Contact

Safe Haven contacts the appropriate person offering refuge in the victim’s area.

Step 4: Bringing Together

Safe Haven acts as a broker between those needing help and those providing a safe place to stay.

Step 5: Refuge

Safe Haven oversees safe arrival and settling-in period.

Step 6: Looking Ahead

Once they’re settled, Safe Haven team members begin discussions with victims and advise them on long-term options after leaving the safe house.

*confidentiality is maintained throughout the process