Circle of Friends
Provide care and support to a Safe Refuge Host Family during the course of a hosting through meals, babysitting, gift cards, transportation, and prayer. They wraparound a family who is hosting with support and care.
Circle of Friends Application – https://saferefugecf.org/hostapp/family-friend-application/
Opens their home to children in order to give parents the opportunity to work through a crisis without the threat of losing parental custody. It is a temporary, short term commitment that can provide long term results in the life of a family in crisis. Gospel opportunities abound in the relationship built with both the child and parent/guardian and in the way God reveals Himself as your family serves together.
Family Host Application – https://saferefugecf.org/hostapp/familyapp/
A Family Coach works closely with the Ministry Lead and is assigned to a host family during a hosting. The Family Coach visits the Host Family during a hosting to serve and support the family through prayer and practical support like parenting advice, and meal train coordination.
Family Coach Application – https://saferefugecf.org/hostapp/coachapp/
The Ministry Lead is the main liaison between the Safe Refuge for Children + Families office and his or her church community. The Ministry Lead is responsible for building and overseeing the Safe Refuge team at their church & encouraging the SR volunteers to support one another in the shared mission of serving the families who come to Safe Refuge for help.
*If you are interested in this role, we will see if there is currently a Ministry Lead serving at your church and contact you to discuss.
Though streamlined as much as possible, financial costs are real and ongoing. One-time gifts, monthly support, and even gift card donations can propel this gospel-exalting ministry farther into our community to bring hope to hurting families.