Our Story & Values

Our Story & Values

Sisters of Solace is a community of hospitality and healing for women
survivors of trauma and addiction who have no place to call home

Our year long program is built our core belief – Lavish love heals

We value:
  • Dignity – We pursue justice for the poor and discarded, intentionally creating a
    culture that restores dignity
  • Peaceful Climate – In contrast to the crisis-driven chaotic life our sisters leave
    behind, our home is a peaceful sanctuary that creates an environment for healing
  • Grace-filled Relationships – Trauma informed care is central to the patient
    pursuit of trust in the relationships formed with our survivor led team

Our Core Programs

Our Story & Values

Residential healing program

Our residential program offers a highly structured and systematic plan that helps guide our residents toward healthy and financially independent living. Our program is divided into quarterly phases, each including specific milestones for completion. Through our program, we’re able to provide or facilitate access to:

  • Recovery of Personal IDs
  • Access to Healthcare
  • Mental Health Assessment &amp Care
  • Substance Abuse Treatment and Support Groups
  • GED Preparation
  • Life Skills Training
  • Planning for Independent Living
  • Matched Savings Program for Housing, Education or Purchase of a Vehicle
  • All at NO Cost to Our Residents

Justice Enterprise

We’re all created with gifts and talents to offer the world. That’s why we place a very high value on employment that restores dignity and makes contribution to our community. We’re a mission with a business. Our sisters have the opportunity to make beautiful products, learn marketable skills and earn a paycheck. Formerly homeless women have become artisans and business women through our enterprise.

Our products include:
  • 100% clean burning soy candles that are free from dyes and harmful toxins

  • All-natural body products

  • Wax melts

Available at local businesses, private gatherings and through our online store.



Is the SOS House open?2021-02-10T11:29:19-06:00

We opened our doors on March 2, 2020. We’ve not only survived a rather disorienting first year, but have thrived and developed a comprehensive approach to healing and economic freedom for the women who find their way home.

Who can stay at the SOS House?2021-02-10T11:32:02-06:00

Our eight bedroom house is open to women survivors of trauma and addiction who have no place to call home and are willing to do the hard work of pursuing healing.

How do women find out about your home?2021-02-10T11:35:17-06:00

Call our home directly at 816.259.2316. Download the application here.

How long can women stay?2021-02-10T11:37:23-06:00

Our program requires a one year commitment but our sisters can stay up to 2 years while they continue to heal and build a foundation for self-sufficiency upon graduation. We offer our graduates a dollar-for-dollar matched savings program up to $1000 which can be applied to housing, education or the purchase of a vehicle.

What services do you provide?2023-04-07T12:29:17-05:00

In addition to housing and basic supplies, SOS House also provides a full time care coordinator who will understand our residents’ stories along their strengths and barriers. Our coordinator will then develop a plan for each woman to access community services to address and overcome life challenges.

Are visitors allowed?2019-11-07T21:53:50-06:00

Only our community partners and approved volunteers will be allowed to visit.

Our Leadership Team

Our Leadership Team

Stacy Kerns

Executive Director

Elishia Carrillo

Board Chair

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