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A small six-sided die is a constant presence in Gretchen’s purse. It reminds her that nothing is certain and that life is full of chances. “I’ve learned to make the best with whatever life rolls at me,” she says. In her role as a housing case...

As a day center staff* at Sophia’s Place, Chantal Namuhoza’s focus is on making sure the women who visit are comfortable and have everything they need. The Day Center, situated at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, is open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and offers facilities...

A Girl for All Reasons When you need something done or fixed at The Sophia Way’s admin office who do you call – Tara Noyes! Can you…? Where is…? How do I…? Are the plaintive refrains heard regularly through the day and Tara, ever smiling, jumps in...

Melissa Peoples carries the love of her family with her everywhere she goes. “My family is the reason I do everything I do. They keep me going.” Melissa is the Night Shelter Manager at Sophia’s Place. The program, called The Sophia Way Night Shelter Program, is...