Home Is Not For Rats

Published: August 19, 2020   |   No Comments  |  Read more

Most of the apartments in Willa’s complex were abandoned. Rats came to her unit looking for food. Her landlord shrugged and provided rat traps.

From Abuse to Safety and Security

Published: August 5, 2020   |   No Comments  |  Read more

Patricia came to the Safe Families Office as a last resort. Her husband’s jealousy and controlling behavior had reached a breaking point, and she wasn’t sure what to do.

Nowhere to Turn

Published: June 30, 2020   |   No Comments  |  Read more

Intimate partner abuse is one of the leading causes of homelessness, and Connie found herself trapped between two impossible options.

Black Lives Matter.

Published: June 4, 2020   |   No Comments  |  Read more

AVLF’s mission is to create safe and stable homes and families by inspiring the fight for equal justice.  We know that our clients – the vast majority of whom are Black – are disproportionately and relentlessly targeted by the criminal justice system.