Who We Are

Since 1977 Haven Hills has provided safety and support to victims of domestic violence. We offer shelter, crisis intervention, counseling, advocacy, and activities supporting increased economic opportunity. Each year we help over 3,000 women and men find the strength within themselves to break the cycle of abuse and build a new, productive and positive life for themselves and their children. Through our programs and services, we save lives, inspire change, and transform victims to empowered survivors.


Our Mission

Haven Hills provides safety, shelter, and support to all victims of domestic violence while working to break the cycle of abuse. We save lives, inspire change, and transform victims to empowered survivors.


Our Vision

We believe everyone deserves to live a life free of violence. Our vision is that all people will take personal responsibility to eradicate domestic violence in their own relationships, families and the community at large. Domestic Violence will be replaced with equality in relationships and mutual respect.

Board of Directors

Fiscal Year 2018-2019


Martha Spano, President | Banking / UBS Financial Services

Linda Bessin, Co-Vice President | Community Activist

Carí Jackson Lewis, Co-Vice President | California Community Foundation

Gerry Seli, CFO | KGI

Grace Mitnick, Secretary | Realtor, Pacific Union International

Damon D’Amore, Director | Legacy Mentor

Dennis Duitch, Director | Duitch Consulting

Christine Kundly, Director | Southern California Gas

Belinda Morris, Director | Peoplescape Consulting Group

Kathy Roshay, Director, Raymond James Financial Advisors

Jennifer Skolnick, Director | Skolnick Family Law

Quynh Spile, Director | Community Activist 

Phyllis Thompson, Director | Business Consultant