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SafeHouse Center
24/7 HelpLine: 734-995-5444
If you are in immediate danger, call 911.
Linea de Apoyo de 24 horas: 734-995-5444
Si esta en grave peligro, llame a 911.

Volunteer Program Training Details

After you have been selected for a volunteer position you will need to fulfill the following training requirements. Core training happens 3 times a year (Winter, Spring and Fall)

Training will be held HYBRID starting May 2024 for all CORE & Specialized Program training. Please note: you must attend and/or watch ALL of the training components.

Video trainings: Once you’ve been selected you will receive a link to approximately 10 hours of video trainings. These can be watched on your own time but must be completed prior to the core training.

Core training: This training provides basic information about SafeHouse Center and working with survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Mandatory CORE Training:

Winter Dates (VIRTUAL)
Thursday, February 8 , 6-9pm
Friday, February 9, 6-9pm
Saturday, February 10, 9am-4pm
Sunday, February 11, 9am-4pm

Spring Dates (HYBRID)
Thursday, May 16 , 6-9pm (Virtual)
Friday, May 17, 6-9pm (Virtual)
Saturday, May 18, 9am-5pm (In-Person)
Sunday, May 19, 9am-5pm (In-Person)

Fall Dates (HYBRID)
Thursday, September 19 , 6-9pm (Virtual)
Friday, September 20, 6-9pm (Virtual)
Saturday, September 21, 9am-5pm (In-Person)
Sunday, September 22, 9am-5pm (In-Person)

Specialized program training: These training sessions are geared to the specific volunteer position you are assigned to.

Winter Mandatory Program Training:


Response Team- Saturday, February 17, 8am-4pm, Sunday, February 18, 8am-4pm (Virtual)


Helpline- Saturday, February 17, 9am-4pm, Sunday, February 18, 9am-430pm (Virtual)
For Helpline in office training, volunteers will have to sign up for one 4 hour shift each week
· Week of 3/3/24-3/9/24 (IN PERSON)
· Week of 3/10/24-3/16/24 (IN PERSON)

Shelter – Saturday, February 17, 9am-3pm (Virtual)


Children’s- Sunday February 18, 9am-1:30pm (Virtual)

Spring Mandatory Program Training: TBD

Fall Mandatory Program Training: TBD