Human rights for children

Safe Passage Foundation (EIN: 30-0188676) is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization that provides resources, support and advocacy for youth raised in restrictive, isolated or high-demand communities, often referred to as "cults" by society at large.

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Who we are

The Safe Passage Foundation was co-founded by Julia McNeil and other second-generation members of high-demand communities and is supported and operated by volunteers from the ex-member community.

Board of Directors

The Safe Passage Foundation's board currently consists of Peter Frouman, Sarah Martin-Gill, Steven Levithan, and Mariana Mari Torres and has counted on contributions from previous volunteers.

Our Sponsors

SPF is sponsored by MadLab, LLC, an internet startup incubator that was founded by an ex-second-generation member of The Children of God/The Family. Get in touch if you want to sponsor the Safe Passage Foundation's work.

What we do

The Safe Passage Foundation provides resources, support and advocacy for people raised in restrictive, isolated or high-demand communities, colloquially referred to as "cults".

SPF Scholarship Fund

The Julia McNeil Memorial Scholarship program provides college scholarships to those who were raised in cults that routinely violated the basic human rights of children.

SPF Financial Aid

The Emergency Aid Fund provides emergency assistance to persons raised in cults (available financial aid is limited but please contact us if you have an urgent need and we will do what we can to help).

How you can help

Please consider donating to the Safe Passage Foundation. All donations go directly to our scholarship and emergency financial aid funds as all operating costs are assumed by our sponsors.

Volunteer to help us

We depend on volunteers to support our assistance and advocacy on behalf of the community of second-generation ex-members. Help us raise funds or awareness for our cause.

Spread the word

Help us spread the word about our work and make our advocacy and financial aid available to a wider audience. Please like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and Google+.