The Executive Director oversees our staff, as well as all of the various programs and individual counseling that we provide.
Bonita has been a dedicated employee for an abundance of years and is available for individual counseling and support, with some evening and weekend hours. She also runs the Tuesday and Thursday night support group meetings.
Linda assists in payroll, finances of the shelter, and book keeping for the shelter and our programs.
Domestic Violence Victim Legal Advocate
Danielle can help you petition the court for a PPO, accompany you to court and answer questions about the court procedures. She will help safety plan with you and do crisis intervention. Danielle will help with any and all showcause paperwork for a PPO violation, as well as be your advocate with the Prosecuting Attorney's office if it goes that far.
Shelter and Youth Advocate/Prevention Educator
Olivia can assist you with any concerns you have about your children. She can also assist with parenting concerns. Olivia takes on a lot of programs in the community and is available by appointment for children's advocacy. Olivia is also available by appointment to give presentations on domestic violence. This service may be provided to schools, business as well as other organizations in Hillsdale County.
Shelter Assistant/Volunteer Coordinator
Jennifer handles all requests in the shelter related to repair, maintenance, food and material needs of clients. She can assist you with household items that we have available when you move into your own place. Jennifer is also our Volunteer Coordinator. We have about 30 volunteers that cover hours when full staff is not here. She recruits, trains and schedules these community volunteers.
Shelter Advocate/Fund Development Coordinator
As our Fund Development Coordinator, Kayela's core role is to maximize funding from donors, members, supporters and the greater community in order to meet the fiscal needs of the shelter and our services.
Teri & Cheri
Teri & Cheri sleep overnight at the shelter and are also available to assist you throughout the night when needed.
Joyce monitors all of the weekend activities.