24-HOUR CRISIS HOTLINE: 419.422.4766


Lisa Amstutz (State Bank)

Crystal Ellerbrock  (Nickolas Asset Management) 

Jim Geyer  (ERA Geyer-Noakes Realty Group)

Jessica Heldman-Beck (Rowmark)

Becky Iten  (Marathon Petroleum Company)

Amanda Lewis (Gilmore Jasion Mahler LTD)

Andrew Loewen (Aflac)

Joel Mishler (JJM Custom LLC)

Kelly Niese (Marathon Petroleum Company)

Scott Rhodes (National Lime & Stone)

Gary Smalley (Charles Construction)

Julia Tice (Marathon Petroleum Company)

Ron Zydonik (Rowmark, LLC)

Our History
In 1978 citizens and social service agency representatives united to form a Domestic Violence Task Force to determine the need for a domestic violence shelter in Hancock County.

  • June, 1981 shelter program accepted its first residents
  • Outreach and support programs began  in 1983
  • Rape Crisis services began in 1987
  • In light of changing laws, the Offenders Program was initiated in 1989
  • In 1994, the agency added the Child Advocacy Program
  • The Visitation and Exchange Program was opened in 1999

Employment Opportunities
A listing of current openings at the agency.

Organizational Flow Chart

The structure of our agency.


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Open Arms Domestic Violence & Rape Crisis Services