“I Can’t Make Y’all Leave Me”

2/27/2020 in Category

By Carrie Rapp
Gracehaven Community Case Manager

When I first met “Vanessa,” she was the kind of girl who is the hardest for me to meet with. She was suspicious and mean. It’s a stretch to... More

A Role I Cherish

10/17/2019 in Category

By Carrie Rapp
Community Case Manager


As a Gracehaven case manager I work with teens impacted by sex trafficking who live in the community. I have many roles: friend, driver,... More

The One of the 99

9/19/2019 in Category

by Sam Arnold
Gracehaven Mentoring Coordinator

Recently I have been reflecting on Matthew 18:12: "What do you think? If a man owns a hundred sheep, and one of them wanders away, will... More

“Shelley’s” Story

8/31/2019 in Category

“Shelley” grew up in a small, rural town in Ohio. Over a five-year period she was trafficked by a pimp -- and members of her own family -- for drug money. She endured indescribable trauma... More

Why Does “Marlo” Love Gracehaven?

4/16/2019 in Category


“I love it there.”

“Marlo” was just 12 years old when she spoke those words about Gracehaven. During the early days with us she went to the hospital three times for self harm. And every... More