About us

Our mission

To provide children and adults who have been trafficked, and those at high risk of being trafficked, with preventive and supportive services, resources, and recovery, empowering them with renewed hope, self-worth, and dignity.

Our vision

Every individual that is, has been, and could be impacted by trafficking has a safe place to go for any need they have.

Our values

These values mold the foundation of Extended Hands of Hope. We do our best to embody these values in every action we take, ensuring that each client's care is in the best hands.

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Empathy

We cultivate a diverse, judgement-free atmosphere in which everyone is understood and has a voice.

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Renewal

The support that we offer is meant to assist individuals in reclaiming their lives, no matter how tough the circumstances.

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Empowerment

We walk with our clients every step of the way and provide them with the necessary tools on their journey to a happier and healthier life.

Learn about our work and how we assist individuals impacted by trafficking.

"The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team."
- Phil Jackson

Our team

Ari Harris

Community Advocate

Ashley Méndez Ruiz

Community Advocate

Abby Randall

Trauma Therapist

Jennifer Shortelle

Programs Director

Melissa Larcom

Clinical Director

Aras Yaseen

Content Creator

Jordan Crabtree

Webmaster

Crystal Rubio

Bookkeeper

Shelley Ramsey

Accountant

Kara Hollister

Administrative Assistant

Marissa Pena

Operations Director

James Kay

Development Director

Denise Peters

Executive Director

Our Board

Sherlenia Sims-Mitchell

Board Member

Stephanie Miller

Board Member

Shelley Mesh

Board Member

Victoria Edwards

Board Member

Jeff Kurtz

Vice President

Daniel Ryley

President

Interested in joining our team?

We're always looking for passionate individuals to join us in our mission.

Extended Hands of Hope Opportunities

Join our diverse team of dedicated, passionate individuals who pour their hearts into truly meaningful work. Our mission, vision, and values drive us to push harder in our work every day to ensure that our clients are in the best hands.
Extended Hands of Hope is an equal opportunity employer.
We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability status, or any other applicable characteristic protected by law.

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