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Who We Are

Mission & History

Our Mission:

The mission of Fearless! Hudson Valley, Inc. (formerly known as Safe Homes of Orange County) is to build an informed, just, and accountable society so all people can experience supportive and safe relationships free from abuse, exploitation, and oppression.  

We do this by education, prevention, advocacy, and providing comprehensive services, including shelter to victims and survivors of interpersonal violence, human trafficking, sexual violence, and other types of crime victimization. 

Our Vision: 

Fearless! envisions being the leading authority on interpersonal abuse and violence, collaborating with other agents of change in dismantling inter-sectional individual and systemic oppression. 

Our Values:

Freedom  safety, dignity, respect 

Survivor-Centered autonomy, agency, confidentiality, compassion 

Equality anti-oppressive, intersectional, equity 

Collaborative education, prevention 

Accountability commitment to all 

 

Trained advocates are available 24/7 to provide support, information and referrals to victims and their families, and community members. Call our crisis hotline at 845-562-5340.

If you are a business, organization, or member of the community and would like additional information on our agency, please call our main office during normal business hours at 845-562-5365 or send an email.

Reclaiming our safety.


Our History:

We were founded in 1986 over a kitchen table by people who wanted to make a difference. We now are the only private, not-for-profit agency in Orange County, NY dedicated to assisting survivors of domestic violence, teen dating violence, and human trafficking by providing free and confidential services.

See our impact and how we've grown:

How We Helped in 2019

  • Advocacy Services

    24,845

  • Nights of Safety

    5,419

  • Adults & Children Served

    4,391

  • Hotline Calls

    7,968

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