Safe Harbor of Chester County

Providing shelter and encouragement for the homeless.


Your donation helps provide safe housing, nourishing food, and encouragement for the homeless. For those who have nowhere else to go, your gift can help rebuild lives.

We urgently need your support. Please help by donating what you can.

Board & Staff Corner

Welcome to our newly elected Board Members!
Thomas Bayley – Chairman
David Murphy – Vice Chairman
Melanie Beidler - Secretary
Ann Byer - Treasurer

Many thanks to our outgoing Chairman Marc Ernest. Job well done!
Also thank you and goodbye to outgoing Board members, Patrick McKenna, Doris Jones, Jane Lynch and Bob Roche.

Welcome Willie Duncan to our kitchen staff and Tamyng Paskings to our evening staff.

News Flash
In compliance with Chester County´s Decade to Doorways initiative, Safe Harbor´s procedure for providing beds to single homeless men and single homeless women has changed. Beginning July 1, 2013 everyone seeking a bed at our shelter MUST call Connect Points at 1-800-935-3181.
There are no exceptions.


Check out our latest newsletter!    click here »

A note of thanks

We couldn't achieve our mission without generous contributions from all our sponsors and supporters.

Home-made dolls from the women of the Red Hat Society. We love them!

United WayAgency code 10730

We are now open for lunch on Saturdays!
Safe Harbor has expanded our Community lunch program to six days a week. Everyone is welcome. (Begins November 1st)

Our mission

Safe Harbor is a non-profit charitable organization whose mission is to provide shelter, food and access to support services in a structured environment for homeless single men and homeless single women in Chester County.

Our vision

Safe Harbor will be there to support our neighbors in need until they have a place to call home.

Upcoming events at Safe Harbor

Safe Harbor of Chester County, Inc.

Girls Night Out at Carlino's of West Chester

Friday November 21, 2014 7:30 - 9:30pm

* * * SOLD OUT * * *

Turkey Trot

Action Potential's Turkey Trot

5K - Run, Walk, Roll
Thanksgiving morning, November 27th
Garnet Valley High School, Delaware County, PA
Race benefits Safe Harbor

» Details & Registration

Christmas Stroll with The Santa Band

Christmas Stroll Around the Town with The Santa Band

Date: Thursday, December 18, 2014
Time: 7pm - Meet outside of Iron Hill Brewery
Place: West Chester, PA

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2014 Safe Harbor Andrew Dinniman Humanitarian Award

Joan PladekShirley Deist

The winners have been announced! Congratulations to Joan Pladek and Shirley Deist. Both are long time lunch volunteers who brighten our lives every week.

The award will be presented to the recipients at the 4rd Annual Taste of Chester County Appreciation Event being held on November 6, 2014.

If you would like to donate to Safe Harbor in honor of Joan and Shirley » click here

Spring Flowers

Safe Harbor Celebrates its 20th Anniversary in 2015!

  • Join us as we celebrate on April 25th at the Mendenhall Inn
  • Want a 2015 calendar? …. Contact us
  • Support our 20 for 20 Campaign ….. DONATE NOW
  • How do I get 20th Anniversary umbrella or mug? …. Ask us

For questions or to order contact:
Gina Harrison   Ph: 610-701-5680   Email: