SafePlace's Expect Respect® Program engages youth, parents, schools and communities in building healthy teen relationships and preventing dating abuse.

Create Your Community!

Treating other people and our surroundings with respect is what enhances the quality of life in Austin.

Join us for a fun-filled and free community art project making flowers from recycled plastic bottles. Your creation will be part of a public art installation. Register at

Saturday, May 17th 6:00 - 8:30 pm             

Marmelade Skies                                       

13450 Research Boulevard, Austin


Expect Respect Newsletters

Learn more about Expect Respect® and keep up with program developments by receiving the Expect Respect Newsletter.

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Barri Rosenbluth Receives Professional Service Award

June 26, 2014

The Austin Child Guidance Center is proud to announce this year's winners of the 3rd Annual Phyllis Richards Austin Icon for Children Award. The agency is awarding two distinguished recipients, in the categories of Community Activist and Community Service Professional.  

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Expect Respect at Mendez Middle School

May 13, 2014

This article is part of KUT's series Turning the Corner, taking a look at Austin's Dove Springs neighborhood.  One of the community-based program working in the area is SafePlace, which runs the "Expect Respect" program at Mendez and other middle and high schools in Austin.

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