Community Engagement Program

Animal Haven’s Community Engagement Program assists hundreds of pet guardians each year at risk of losing their animals due to unexpected crises including domestic violence, housing emergencies, and illness. The effort recognizes that simply having a pet can be a significant barrier when facing emergencies. Using an integrated model combining animal welfare and social work, this program provides direct services, pet retention support, advocacy, and policy development so that the people don’t have to choose between their animals and accessing help and safety.

The program includes:

For more information and inquiries, contact Jenny Coffey, L.M.S.W, Director of Community Engagement, at or (212) 274-8511.

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