The Refuge Center for Counseling opened in December 2005 as the vision of its founders Amy Alexander and Jennifer Gillett. Amy and Jennifer had a strong desire to serve their area of residence—Williamson County—which is recognized for its wealth, oftentimes overshadowing those who are in need. To live among great prosperity and to be in need is often to feel invisible.
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The Refuge Center for Counseling was founded on the belief that everyone, regardless of income level, deserves a chance to improve their life and find hope and healing through counseling.
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The words of Isaiah 4:6 inspired the name for The Refuge Center nearly 11 year ago. It reads, “It will be a shelter and shade from the heat of the day, and a refuge and hiding place from the storm and the rain.” It is with these same words in mind that we now seek to find a permanent home- a physical space that will accommodate the growing number of clients seeking... Read More
The Refuge Center for Counseling received a grant from The Healing Trust, which awarded funds totaling over $1.1 million to 19 nonprofits in its most recent grant cycle. The Refuge Center for Counseling’s grant was for $23,874 and will be used for Amy Alexander, Co-Founder and Executive Director of The Refuge Center to take a 10-week sabbatical. The Refuge Center for Couns... Read More