"Helping hurting families heal, from traumatic experiences"

Our Team

Masters at serving our community in a Trauma Informed way

Karen Gonzalez

Founder/Executive Director
DV Advocate
Certified Trauma Informed Educator

Karen is a survivor of domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse these experiences prompted her to create Helping Hands Resource Center in 2013. She is certified through Echo Parenting and Education as a trauma-informed nonviolent parent educator. She is also trained as a healing art leader and a wellness advocate. 

Diana Olarte

Outreach Ambassador
DV Advocate 
 Diana engages community with violence prevention efforts in a trauma informed way.Helps with events and support groups. She is a survivor of domestic violence and understands what it takes to heal her self and family.

Michelle Solares

Children Healing Art Leader

Michelle leads our children's life groups and helps the children process the trauma through art. Her loving and kind ways makes her leadership unique and effective. She has been serving selflessly since she was 15. 


Karen Revelo

Donation Closet Coordinator 

Karen has a compassionate and giving heart. She helps our clients with their needs in our donation closet. She also helps support our participants in our life groups.

Kimberly Gomez

Children Group Assistant

Kimberly has been volunteering in our children art groups. She loves working with children.

Laila Gonzalez

DV  Advocate

Laila has been advocating for survivors and their families since 2013. Her and her family have become sponsors of our programs. 

Check out the interview with our founder
"As the founder of Helping Hands Resource Center I have made sure we give survivors the love and compassion they deserve"