Betty Helmer is our Director
Our Director is responsible for the overall leadership of the facility including hiring and supervising staff, leading staff meetings, intake of new residents, outreach to the community, speaking engagements, grant writing, etc.
Betty graduated from Minnesota State University Moorhead in 1998 with a degree in Social Work. Her past employment history involves working in Child Protection, assisting families with treatment focused plans, working as a supervisor of a residential facility for adults with mental health and/or chemical dependency matters, and employment as a Women Veterans Coordinator through the State of North Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs. She graduated with her Masters in Social Work from the University of North Dakota.
Betty has great passion for working with women and can truly relate to young unwed mothers as she has experienced this in her life journey. The Serenity Prayer has brought her great peace in her life journey:
“God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.”