Staff Contacts

Katherine Ragnar
Emily Riemer
Executive Director
Program Director
773.728.1014, ext 309
773.728.1014, ext 304
Sabrina Washington-Christmas
James Grutsch
Housing Manager
Finance and Facilities Manager
773.751.7475, ext 451
773.728.1014, ext 310
Elizabeth Dunn
Sontranette Newton
Development Manager
Interim Housing Supervisor
773.728.1014, ext 306
773.751.7475, ext 452
Stan Hodges
April Garrett
Development Associate
Volunteer Coordinator
773.728.1014, ext 313
773.728.1014, ext 314
Sonji Venable
Housing Coordinator
773.728.1991, ext 315
Louisa Manske
Sarah Cassady
Daytime Services Manager
Daytime Case Manager
773.728.1991, ext 317
773.728.1991, ext 305
Chiquita Tucker
Theresa Herring
Housing Coordinator
Interim Housing Case Manager
773.751.7475, ext 456
773.751.7475, ext 455

For all program inquiries, please call 773-728-1991. For questions regarding interim housing bed availability, please contact Interim Housing at 773.751.7475, .

To send an email directly to an individual staff member at Sarah’s Circle, use the following address format: “first initial last name” For example, Mary Smith will have an email address of  msmith   

If you are unsure who to contact, please use the form below.  Please be advised, if you have an emergency, call 911.

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Please visit our volunteer or internships pages to learn more about the many ways you can directly impact the women of Sarah’s Circle.


Sarah’s Circle is a refuge for women who are homeless or in need of a safe space. By providing life necessities, housing, case management, clinical and social services, we encourage women to empower themselves by rebuilding both emotionally and physically; realizing their unique potential.

Sarah's Circle

4838 N. Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL 60640
Phone: 773-728-1991