Our Mission: creating hope, healing lives, changing community. We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency that provides support for survivors of interpersonal violence, sexual assault and child abuse. Making it possible for families who want to be free of violent relationships to succeed. We make hope real.

How your gift Supports Survivors

Community Outreach Programs


Support the creation of new Outreach, Education and Advocacy programs in our community

24/7 Crisis Hotline


24/7 Crisis Line, staff for a week

Family Shelter Stay - One Month


Serving a family in our shelter for one month

Job Training Program


Paying a client in our job trainng program in our Dandelion cafe or Resale store for one month

Child Advocacy Center


Support the Child Advocacy Center

Family Advocacy Center


Support the Family Advocacy Center

Survivor Counseling and Support Groups


Serving a family in shelter for one night

Family Shelter Stay - One Night


Serving a family in shelter for one night

Hospital Accompaniment Bags


Emergency toiletries, clothing and community resources


Safelight, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency.

Donations are used to support the shelter and fund direct services at the local level.

Donations to Safelight are tax deductible.


Safelight, Inc.
317 N Washington St
Hendersonville, NC 28739


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Donating Items

Please donate all items to the Resale Store for both the store and shelter.


For more information about donation hours and items we can accept please click here

Gift Cards

Can be used at Dandelion and Resale Store

Purchase E-Gift Card

Wish Lists

To view the wish lists for different service areas, please click here


Legacy Giving

A legacy gift is a planned future gift that desginates part of an individual's estate as a donation to Safelight.

These gifts allow you to create powerful philanthropic legacy by making a direct impact on the lives of survivors of interpersonal violence in Henderson County.

    Legacy Gift Options:
  • Bequests
  • Charitable Lead Trust
  • Charitable Remainder Trust
  • Donor Advised Fund
  • Planned Giving
  • Real Estate
  • Retirement Accounts (ex. IRA)
  • Stock/Investments/Appreciated Securities

  Click to view our Legacy Giving Brochure

Contact us to hear more:
Trinka King, Development Director

Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 919-814-5400.
The license is not an endorsement by the State.

2023-2024 Annual Sponsors:

Stuller Power Solutions
Champion Comfort Experts
Advent Health
Relocate 828
Dunlap Construction
Horizon Heat and Air
Southern Alarm
UNC Health Pardee logo

Funded By:

Governors Crime Commission
Council For Women
Family Violence Prevention Services Program
United Way
Hunter Hometown Foundation
Mary Kay Foundation

Memberships and Affiliations:

NCA Accredited Member
Charity Navigator Safelight Page
Impact Health logo and website link