Staff and Info



Mary, Program Director send email thru our website, or from your computer [email protected]

Teri, Financial Director, [email protected]

Stacy, Victim Advocate, [email protected]

Danielle, Victim Advocate, [email protected]

CJ, Rural Advocate, [email protected]

Tanner, Shelter Advocate, [email protected]

Julia, Resource Development,   


Staff - Our staff works as a team to provide the best possible client services. Each member has a unique area of expertise which enables our organization to meet a variety of needs. Some staff responsibilities include:

Program Director - Directs, administers, and coordinates all programs and manages day-to-day operations including supervision of staff, contracted personnel, and college intern program. She/he provides direct client services, on-site crisis work and advocate training. She/he evaluates all aspects of service delivery, develops new program areas and oversees accurate documentation and reporting of services provided, as well as assisting with crisis line coverage, fund raising, client management, record keeping. Provides assistance and back-up for crisis line advocates.

Financial Director - Records all income/expenses and prepares the annual budget for Board of Director review and approval. She/he prepares and submits financial reports, monthly board meeting reports, and annual report. She/he also prepares governmental grant requests and required record keeping and assists with securing funding for program services.

Shelter Advocate - Oversees maintenance and physical operation of the shelter by maintaining the cleanliness and safety of the building and grounds. He/she provides advocacy services and needs, such as food, personal items, resources, referrals to outside agencies when clients come into shelter. Coordinates in-kind donations and organizes and manages storage supplies and donated items. Enforce policies to ensure safety, security and confidentiality. Mediate disagreements between shelter clients. Provides assistance and back-up for crisis line advocates.

Rural Advocate - Provides support, resources, education and advocacy throughout Butte, Harding, and Lawrence counties, including help with safety planning, protection orders and facilitation of support groups. She/he assists with shelter and on-site crisis work and development of rural and community services. She/he also serves as liaison with other community organizations to share information about services available and provide/receive referrals and information. Provides assistance and back-up for crisis line advocates.

Victim Advocates - Provide support, resources, education and advocacy services for individuals/families staying in Shelter, as well as pre/post Shelter. Meets with Shelter clients multiple times each week to help them identify personal goals and measure progress achieving them. She/he provides direct services such as assistance with legal advocacy including filing of protection orders and court advocacy, as well as on-site crisis work. Coordinates the on-call crisis line and assist with crisis line coverage on a rotation basis. Provides assistance and back-up for crisis line advocates.

Resource Development Coordinator- Resource development responsibilities include working to build the organizational, administrative, and financial capacity of our organization through grant writing, developing sustainable individual giving programs, cash and in-kind donations, coordinating fundraising events and working with individual volunteers and groups of individuals.