Services are designed with this question in mind: What would help them escape and start a safe, new life?  Sandy Escobar – Founder


Women of Worth assists families in crisis, victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking to increase self-reliance and improve quality of life by helping them rebuild their lives with dignity, hope and safety.

Assistance Offered:

  • Emergency shelter
  • Transitional housing
  • Counseling and support groups

  • Furniture and personal items
  • Educational and career assistance
  • Life skills training and mentoring

Hetty’s Haven Program

You are Worth ItHetty’s Haven is the the only transitional safe haven in Nevada County! Hetty’s Haven offers domestic violence and sexual assault survivor services. The safe haven houses 12-15 women and children, with a long-term supportive transitional living program, including care and shelter, enabling women to build strength, confidence and trust along their journey to a safe new life. Open to all single women, and women and children escaping a violent environment and families in crisis.
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Women of Worth Founded in 2001

Women of Worth is a 501 (c)(3) community benefit nonprofit organization founded in 2001 by Sandy Schmidt, a domestic violence survivor. Women of Worth provides assistance to local non-profits, extending the support for victims of domestic violence and families in crisis. Women of Worth provides no-cost services in Nevada and Placer counties.


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