Join us for our monthly board meeting on August 21st at 5:30PM at SAFE Thrift Store. We would love to see you there and are always interested in new board members. 

Address: 505 Pinebrook Drive, Blairsville, GA


Our Thrift Store is Moving!!!

The SAFE Thrift Store in Blairsville is moving to the old Vineyard Church building at 505 Pinebrook Drive. The grand opening will be anounced soon. In the mean time, join at the current location at Victoria’s Shopping Center on Hwy 515 for our $1 EVERYTHING SALE! The sale will be going for the next month. 

Address: 3196 GA-515, Blairsville, GA


We are hiring!

Part-time Thrift Store Sales Associate at Young Harris SAFE Again Thrift Store

Full-time Family Advocate at Butterfly House Child Advocacy Center

If you are interested in applying please email resume to All positions must be able to pass background check, drug screen, and have clean MVR. Bachelor’s degree or related experience is preferred for Family Advocate Position.


Upcoming Events

Butternut Creek Festival

On July 21st and 22nd join the Butterfly House Child Advocacy Center at Blairsville’s Annual Butternut Creek Festival. This year we will be doing kids handprint and footprint paintings as well as selling water yo yos. Check out the details on facebook and come support your local child abuse program!


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What we have been up to…

SAFE’s Sail into Summer Sunset Cruise

On June 19th Nottely Marina took guests on a guided, sunset cruise on Lake Nottely with dinner included. Boats went around the marina and on down the lake to Youngcane Creek, Ivy Log Creek, Nottely Dam, and ended with a sunset near Marker #7. 

Big thanks to Nottely Marina and The View Grill! 


ST. Patty’s Day Thrift Store Dress Up Party

On March 17th our volunteers and board joined the community at Unwind on Lake Chatuge to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and raise funds for SAFE. They had a blast eating and dancing. Unwind gave out prizes for different costumes including the thriftiest, most expensive, greenest, most nostalgic, tackiest, fanciest and oddest. SAFE says “THANK YOU” for supporting our cause. 

International Women’s Day at Oak’s Lakeside Kitchen

Oak’s Lakeside Kitchen of The Ridges Resort on Lake Chatuge had a great night celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8th. SAFE joined them to eat delicious food and enjoy their specials for the night. Hugh THANK YOU to our supporters at Oak’s Lakeside Kitchen!



S.A.F.E has served Towns and Union Counties in the north Georgia mountains since 1989. S.A.F.E. offers a comprehensive array of services including emergency shelter, legal advocacy, social services referrals, survivor support groups, parenting support, child advocacy, outreach and education, and medical advocacy for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse.

Our purpose is to help those who have been affected by abuse. While the process of seeking to heal from abusive relationships is complex, through access to a comprehensive array of services, victims can find hope.

S.A.F.E. is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit organization providing services to victims of Domestic Violence, Child Abuse, and Sexual Abuse. The organization is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and is funded by state, federal and private grants and local contributions.

S.A.F.E. operates the Butterfly House Child Advocacy Center as well as two local thrift stores which support our victim services programs. S.A.F.E. relies on community support and volunteers to carry out its programs.