Women Helping Women

This piece was authored by Alex Pollock, a High Impact volunteer at our Center for Women & Children. Listening, building relationships & refining a craft. I’ve been volunteering at Wheeler since January 2018. I mainly work with Restored Creations (the candle making social enterprise at the Center for Women...

This piece was authored by Lisa, a guest in our Higher Ground Addiction Recovery Program for women.  "Anything that sits on the throne of your heart in place of God is an idol." This was impressed upon me during my first stay at Wheeler Mission (from August...

This piece was authored by Lisa Hoffman, LMHC, LCAC, and Program Director at our Center for Women & Children. Reflecting on concerns of substance abuse and mental health… A senior guest has a combination referred to as a "dual diagnosis." The sad thing about this is that...

But in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you. 1 Peter 3:15 (ESV) Sharing the Reason for Our Hope On October 7th, a Sunday afternoon,...

Chris (pictured right) is one of our remarkable High Impact volunteers at our Center for Women & Children in Indianapolis. Read below and hear from her about her experience serving our women. What do you do for a living? I am a retired registered nurse. I had...

Relief from the cold. Several years ago, we served a young woman named *Jill and her two small boys. Jill and her boys had been sleeping in her car because Jill was afraid that if it was discovered that she was homeless with her children, her...