Safe Passage, Inc.

Serving victims of DOMESTIC VIOLENCE and SEXUAL ASSAULT THROUGH CHRIST 24/7 Hotline 870-368-3222


Safe Passage, a faith-based, non-profit 501(c)3 agency that assists victims by providing services of domestic violence and/or sexual assault. We share the love of Christ to encourage a lifestyle free from abuse for all family members. Safe Passage, Inc. also provides domestic violence and sexual abuse prevention education to enhance community awareness. We provide:

24-hour hotline Outreach Office
Safe shelter for victims of domestic abuse and/or sexual assault
Court Advocacy Individual and family counseling
Weekly support group Encouraging confidence and self-esteem
Prevention seminars Rape crisis intervention
Referrals for housing, legal services, employment, education
Offering and modeling non-violent parenting skills
Spiritual counseling and weekly Bible studies available

All services provided by Safe Passage are free and confidential.

Safe Passage, Inc. Domestic Violence Programs invites everyone to their Open House on Saturday, October 3, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Their Thrift Store/Outreach Office in Melbourne will offer brand new clothing and other merchandise put out for the first time. Volunteers and staff will answer questions and give visitors brochures explaining their services Safe Passage, Inc. Thrift Store/Outreach Office is at 703 Main (Highway 69) just east of the traffic light in Melbourne, phone 870-368-3236. The store is open Monday through Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Call their 24/7 Crisis Hotline 870-368-3222, visit or e-mail

Three handmade quilts made from denim swatches are the prizes in the Safe Passage, Inc. Quilt Raffle this summer. The raffle for one king size, one queen size and one twin size will be held at the Safe Passage Thrift Store Open House on October 3. The Open House will be part of the Melbourne City Wide Yard Sale.
Lora Umphries-Buck, Executive Director of Safe Passage, made the quilts from jeans that were donated to the thrift store. Raffle tickets are $1 each or six for $5. Tickets are available at the Thrift Store, Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Thrift Store/Outreach Office is at 703 Main (Highway 69) just east of the traffic light in Melbourne, phone 870-368-3236.