Safe Passage, DBA of Women Crowned in Glory, Inc., is a nonprofit 501(C)3 corporation with a purpose to shelter, educate, equip, and direct women and children of domestic violence to safety and a new life. Trish Steele, the founder and
CEO of Women Crowned In Glory, Inc., started the “Stepping Stones to a New Life” program and founded Safe Passage in 2000 when she realized that more needed to be done for the 3.5 million annual victims of domestic violence.
Trish drew upon her own past experience with domestic violence, overcoming all forms of abuse, hearing loss, and hopelessness with the help of many experts who gave their time and services to rebuild her life and break the cycle of abuse. Trish initially sheltered women in her own home before getting the funds to establish a permanent safe-house residence in the Valley. To date, more than 1700 women and their children have come to Safe Passage looking for shelter and support. Over 60 emergency calls a month are directed every day to the right resources for safety and hope. The Safe Passage program has a 95% proven track record of helping survivors of domestic violence find their way to a stable job, new home, relationship with God, and safe, healthy family. Safe Passage thrives off its team of experts that includes doc-
Safe Passage thrives off its team of experts that includes doctors, dentists, plastic surgeons, career mentors, counselors, image consultants, self-defense teachers, and other professionals in the community that donate their time and services to the women and children in need. Safe Passage also collaborates with other domestic violence organizations in order to increase the donated services, products, and clothing needed for addressing the needs of abused women and their children.
Trish has spent 27 years reaching out to all women, encouraging and directing them to fulfill their calling in life. As author, model, beauty consultant, and spokesperson, Trish brings great awareness to the issues of domestic violence and is an amazing example of how an abused woman can be restored to start a new life of success. Her dedication to helping others has earned her national, regional, and local recognition and awards, including the highest honor of the “President’s Volunteer Service Award” from President Obama in April 2011.
Trish and her passionate board of directors have been working hard to see that Safe Passage grows to the next level with a goal to open offices in every major city across the nation.
The organization welcomes all new members who are passionate to help carry out this big vision.
P.O. Box 40034