Bethany Apartments was founded on the vision and belief that every person has the right to be safe, empowered, and free from violence and the fear of violence.
Bethany Apartments acknowledges that related social concerns such as child abuse, sexual assault, substance abuse, sexism, racism, and human trafficking and other forms of oppression demand attention.
The Core Values of Bethany Apartments support the organization's mission and drive agency programs:
Domestic violence and all forms of abuse are always wrong and must be stopped
Everyone has a right to live in a violence-free environment where they are treated with dignity and respect
Women and their children who have experienced violence and abuse can be empowered to enhance their lives
Since November 15, 1990, over 300 women and 450 children have called Bethany Apartments their home. The average age of the women is 33, however women have ranged in age from 18 – 67. Women have lived at Bethany Apartments an average of 375 days.
OUR BOARD MEMBERS
President: Martie Washburn
Vice- President: Kay Shackleford
Treasurer: David Lauer
Secretary: Marlene Salley