Safehouse of Southeast Missouri plans for Grand Opening

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KBSI)- The Safe House of Southeast Missouri plans for the Grand Opening of their new Outreach Office and Thrift Shop location on Friday, August 25 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 2350 Independence, Cape Girardeau.

Tara Perry, the Co-Manager for the Safehouse Thrift Shop says, “It benefits the clients that come into the safe house, all of our proceeds we are non-profit, all of our proceeds do go to benefit them, outreach services, counseling, legal assistance, things like that.”

The Grand Opening will feature a Ribbon Cutting at 11 a.m., sponsored by the Cape Girardeau and Jackson
Chambers of Commerce, followed by an open house, tours of the new facility, giveaways, raffles and hourly.
drawings for thrift shop gift cards.

Food trucks will be on site.

The Safe House of Southeast Missouri provides comprehensive services to adults and children who have
experienced domestic violence.

Jessica Hill, the Executive Director for the Safehouse of Southeast Missouri adds, “There’s such a variety of people who can experience these types of incidents and we want them to know that we’re here to help them no matter what.”

Programs include a crisis hotline, emergency shelter, court advocacy,
counseling, case management, support groups, transitional housing, batterers’ intervention, and
prevention/education outreach.

Multimedia Journalist Sasha Moore will have details tonight at 9 p.m.

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