HELPING HANDS RESOURCE CENTER

 "Helping hurting families heal, from traumatic experiences"  

Our Team

Masters at serving our community in a trauma informed way

Karen Gonzalez

Executive Director
Certified Parent Educator
Healing Art Leader

Karen is a Certified Parent Educator who works with both adults and children. She desire for all of our children to feel safe. That is way she founded Helping Hands in 2013 from her own experience.

Laila Abou- Amou

Director
Social Worker
Healing Art Leader
Directs support group, event coordinator, assist founder in special projects. Outreach efforts with local agencies, organizations and survivors. Engages community with violence prevention efforts in a trauma informed way. 
A survivor of Domestic VIolence

Michelle Solares

Director
Children Healing Art Leader

She leades the children's lounge and helps the children process their trauma. Her loving and kind ways makes her leadership unique and affective.

Diana Olarte
Outreach Director 
 Coordinates outreach efforts with local agencies, organizations and survivors. Engages community with  violence prevention efforts in a trauma informed way.Helps with events and support groups. A Survivor of domestic violence 

Cheyenne Cervantes

Coordinator

Organizes and maintains donation room, assists administrator in daily tasks, uses creative ideas to develop programs.