About Us

Our Mission:
To increase the safety of domestic and sexual violence victims in Polk County through crisis intervention and community education services.

 

Our Core Values

 

Safety - Promote safety in our work everyday to ensure clients, staff and community feel safe when working with us.

Compassion - Treat all those who come into contact with the organization with loving kindness. 
Respect - Honor each other by respecting individual choices and beliefs. 
Good Intent - Keep close the mission of the organization by remembering why we are here and act everyday from that understanding. 
Advocacy - Be advocates by listening, supporting and empowering.

History

SABLE (Safe from Abuse and Battered Living Environment) House was started in 1993 by the grassroots efforts of a small group of women in Polk County.

Sable House is founded! 
A weekly meeting provides information and support to victims fleeing from abuse. 
Education and Support Groups: Support sessions were set up to help abused women and children heal from emotional trauma and build skills to become safe, sufficient and independent.
Sable House services include: Emegency shelter, 24-hour crisis hotline, support and educational groups for women and children, sexual assault response, advocacy within the legal and social service system, information and referral and community education and outreach.
1993
1996
Today
1994
 Crisis Hotline: Sable House added a dedicated, 24-hour crisis hotline. 
Emergency Shelter: Sable House opened a shelter for women and children fleeing from abuse.
1999
Sexual Assault Response: Sable House began providing emergency, in person, sexual assault response services.

Staff

Name
Role
Phone
Email
Deborah T.
Executive Director
503-623-6703x701
Rochelle J.
Bilingual Services
503-623-6703x702
Renee P.
Family Services
503-623-6703x703
Crystal M.
Case Manager
503-623-6703x704
Tobey H.
Sexual Assault Coordinator
503-623-6703x705
Jade M.
Support Group Facilitator
503-623-6703

Board Members

 

Chair - Rachel Greco

Vice-Chair - Susan Morrill

Treasurer - Linda Jennings

Stephen Bowles

Debbie McIntosh

Carol Dare 

Tracy Biery

Newsletters

Fall 2011

Spring 2012

Holiday 2012

Summer 2014

Spring 2017

 Sable House

Civil Rights Statement

NOTICE of NONDISCRIMINATION RIGHTS and PROTECTIONS to BENEFICIARIES 

Sable House operates its program, services and activities in compliance with federal nondiscrimination laws. No person shall, on the basis of race, color, national origin (including limited English proficiency), disability, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, or age, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any of our programs.

 

To file a complaint of discrimination, write Office of Civil Rights, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice (OCR), 810 7th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20531 or call 202-307-0690 (Voice) or 202-307-2027 (TDD/TTY). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may also contact OCR through the Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339 (TTY), 877-877-8982 (Speech) or 800-845-6136 (Spanish).

© 2019 Sable House

Call us:

503-623-6703

24 Hour Crisis Hotline:

503-623-4033

Find us: 

314 SE Oak St.

Dallas, OR 97338