Motivated by Christ’s love, our mission is to end domestic abuse.

Since 1990, helping women and children find freedom from domestic violence

What we offer

  • Emergency Shelter

    Confidential emergency shelter

  • Support Groups

    Domestic abuse support groups

  • Case Management

    Individual support from our advocates

  • Safety Planning

    A plan to avoid dangerous situations

  • Children’s Programing

    Support for Children affected by domestic abuse

  • Prevention and Education

    Resources and training for the entire community

Our Focus

Empowering Women

We empower women by providing them with choices, allowing them to make their own decisions, and supporting them along their journey of healing.

Domestic Violence & Faith

We are nationally recognized for our unique ability to address issues of faith and their intersection with domestic abuse.

Prevention Through Education

We help employers, faith communities, schools, and other agencies create a culture of abuse prevention through trainings and resources.

Leadership Staff

Megan Hopkins

Megan Hopkins

Interim Executive Director

Tara Aday, MPA

Tara Aday, MPA

Director of Prevention and Education
Debbie Murphy, BSW

Debbie Murphy, BSW

Human Resources Coordinator
Ginny Koole, M.Ed.

Ginny Koole, M.Ed.

Engagement Director
Holly Wilson, LMSW

Holly Wilson, LMSW

Director of Client Services

Additional Staff

  • Becky Mills, MSW, JD; Residential Program Manager
  • Heidi Rodriguez, BSW; Bilingual Family Advocate
  • Kay Bylenga, LLMSW; Family Advocate
  • LoRae Robinson, MS; Family Advocate
  • Ruth Schoff, LLMSW; Family Advocate
  • Susan Vogelzang, LMSW; Family Advocate
  • Sarah Omicioli; Prevention and Education Specialist
  • Abby Paternoster Punt; Development Associate
  • Emily Wetzel; Administrative Assistant
  • Sarah Westoby; Shelter Coordinator

  • Megan Dooley; Shelter Assistant
  • Ashley deRamos; Shelter Assistant
  • Erin Craig; Lead Shelter Assistant
  • Stephanie Leugoud; Overnight Shelter Assistant
  • Brandi TenHoopen; Shelter Assistant
  • Renee Augustyn; Shelter Assistant
  • Katryna Mattern; Shelter Assistant
  • Maxine Johnson; Shelter Assistant
  • Kirstyn Gordon; On-Call Shelter Assistant

Board of Directors

  • Angela Burke, President
  • Nick Hopkins, Vice President
  • Jodi Rothenthaler, Secretary
  • Stephen Romanella, Treasurer

  • Ryan Blackburn
  • Shannon Blackmon-Gardner
  • Denise Evans
  • Curt Kuiper
  • Jessica Conway
  • Jeanne Engelhard