The Executive Director provides leadership and guidance to a team of exceptional staff in an effort to end domestic and sexual violence. The primary objective of the Executive Director is to maintain a work culture that is healthy, supportive and utilizes trauma-informed, empowering and strength based models. Under the supervision of the Board of Directors, the Executive Director gives general charge, oversight, and direction of the affairs and business of Safehome Systems.
Our court advocate provides support to victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence throughout the legal process. Mary can provide information on the criminal justice system, filing a report, investigations, protective orders, filing for custody or divorce and more. The court advocate can accompany clients to court and any appointments as needed.
Residential Services Director
Sherrie's primary responsibility in her position is direct services, crisis intervention and counseling for guests and clients of Safehome Systems, Inc. These services include providing resources for medical needs, mental health, employment, housing, transportation and any other essential needs clients may have. She also manages the maintenance of the shelter facility and grounds in addition to supervising 6 to 8 Night Staff Employees.
The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the recruitment, training, supervision, and scheduling of all volunteers and interns. The Volunteer Coordinator also represents the agency in the community and serves as the initial point of contact for community members and service providers who request information about volunteering.
The Child Counselor works with any child under the age of 18 years old that has experienced domestic or sexual violence. The children are seen in the community, at the office, or in the school to make the service more convenient for the child and family. Accompaniment services are also provided to the children and family for events such as court hearings and the hospital. Jenny also works to educate the school about the needs of the children they serve. Counseling is tailored to fit the specific child’s needs and preferences.
Our Adult Counselor provides free and confidential counseling and therapeutic services for survivors of domestic and sexual violence during their healing process to help move beyond the violence and trauma. Our counseling services are designed to meet survivors wherever they are in the process of healing. We offer individual counseling and empowerment groups throughout our service areas.
Ashley is a 2019 graduate of Radford University with a Bachelors degree in Nutrition and Dietetics. She is eager to get to know those in our service area bringing insight and information to domestic and sexual violence.
Suzie Broughfman, SaNika Allen, Shannon Ball, Carmen Landis, Alex Mills, Debra Cash, Emmy Franco
Night Staff answer our 24 hour hotline on nights and weekends. They provide crisis intervention, counseling, conduct intake of new guests, receive donations. and assist in the up keep of the shelter. Night Staff also provides community resources for callers, guests, and clients of Safehome Systems, Inc.