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The Shafer Center for Crisis Intervention

Who We Are

We are a nonprofit, free community resource center that provides support when you need it the most. Our staff and volunteers are highly trained to provide support and advocacy in crisis situations for individuals and surviving family members of violent crimes including: sexual assault, rape, and homicide.


We are currently searching for a full-time Counselor/Victim Advocate to work with survivors of sexual violence and co-victims of homicide. An LMSW, LPC, or LMFT is required for this position.

For more information and a complete job description, contact our Executive Director, Kimberly Newell, at


To apply, please send a letter of application and resume to Kimberly Newell at the email above.

“Stay strong. Stay true to yourself and to who you are because there is a community out there. It may not be in your town or perhaps even in your family, but you are wanted, and you are loved, and there are places in the world where you will be safe and supported.” 

– Emma Walton Hamilton

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