Meet Dean

Meet Dean in our latest installment of The Story Project

Dean had invested everything in his marriage. So when it fell apart, he was devastated and unsure of how to process his emotions. That’s when he found The Refuge Center. Listen to Dean share his story of how he went from being a victim to a victor and how The Refuge Center helped him keep hope alive.


Emily Carroll joins The Refuge Center staff as development director

Emily Carroll has joined The Refuge Center staff as our director of development. Emily previously live in  Chicago, where she worked in marketing and development at Illinois Action for Children. She is a gifted communicator and relationship‐builder and is in her element when conversing and connecting with people. Emily truly believes in the work of The Refuge Center and strives to expand the reach and mission of our organization.