Love Heals
Love is the most powerful force for change in the world.
It lights the way for physical, mental, and economic freedom for women who have survived childhood trauma,
unjust systems, the commodifying of their worth, and believing their past defines their future.

Residential Program

Our 2 year program provides women survivors a safe place to live, food and clothing, healthcare, counseling, therapeutic groups, and job training, all at no cost to the participant.


Nights of safe, supportive housing.


Medical & mental health appointments.


Hours of employment for women survivors. 

The Model Works

5 years after graduation, 75% of our graduates are living healthy, financially independent lives.

National Network

A sisterhood dedicated to providing women survivors across the country with the resources, time, and support they need to heal.


Beds across the country for women survivors.


Sister organizations in our network, with 57 open residential programs. 


Residential organizations still in development. 

Global Shared Trade

A world wide market of survivor artisans increasing  the value of the producer in the market chain while providing support and advocacy.  


Artisan partners in 21 countries.


Survivor artisans employed by partner organizations.


Average revenue returned to our partners.

We are often asked about statistics:

What are the success rates? 

Stories of Hope and Healing

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2012 Graduate

The one thing I know is that we're all survivors and that everybody goes through difficult times and that when you're hurting, you're hurting.


2015 Graduate

Just being able to have the key to turn the to the Thistle Farms Residential door was amazing. But then to have your own key, to turn your own door was something else.


2012 Graduate

I thought I was getting a ride back to the streets, but I got a ride into the will of God.