Open Arms Domestic Violence & Rape Crisis Services

24-HOUR CRISIS HOTLINE: 419.422.4766




Monica Birchmeier  (University of Findlay)

Crystal Ellerbrock  (First Federal Bank)

Pat Garlock  (AAA)

Jim Geyer  (ERA Geyer-Noakes Realty Group)

Jessica Heldman-Beck (Rowmark)

Becky Iten  (Marathon Petroleum Company)

Kevin Kachur  (Marathon Petroleum Company)

Dr. Mark Kirk  (Kirk Chiropractic)

Nicole Kouns  (Marathon Petroleum Company)

Tiare LaRiche (LaRiche Toyota-Subaru)

Amanda Lewis (Gilmore Jasion Mahler LTD)

Andrew Loewen (Aflac)

Corri Miller  (Tiffin University)

Kelly Niese (Marathon Petroleum Company)

Vic Siewert  (Rowmark) 

Stefanie Wensinger  (Best Buy)

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.