Staff Contacts

Katherine Ragnar
Executive Director
773.728.1014, ext 309

Neal Mueller
Director of Operations
773.728.1014, ext 304

James Grutsch
Business Manager
773.728.1014, ext 310

Elizabeth Dunn
Development Manager
773.728.1014, ext 30

Sabrina Washington-Christmas
Housing Program Manager
773.751.7475, ext 451

Kathleen Mckenzie
Supportive Services Manager
773.728.1014, ext 302

Amy Thompson
Employment Specialist, AmeriCorps*VISTA  
773.728.1991, ext 303

Mackenzie Moore
Volunteer Coordinator, AmeriCorps*VISTA
773.728.1991, ext 303

Annie Pothour, LSW
Interim Housing Case Manager
773.751.7475, ext 455

Elizabeth Clark
Interim Housing Case Manager
773.751.7475, ext 456

Monica Maddie
Interim Housing Overnight Supervisor
773.751.7475, ext 452

Elizabeth McNair, LPC
Housing Coordinator
773.728.1991, ext 315

Stephanie Williams
Housing Coordinator
773.751.7475, ext 457

Kathryn Nybo
Outreach/Engagement Specialist
773.728.1991, ext 301

Ashley Watkins
Daytime Case Manager
773.728.1991, ext 317

Stan Hodges
Development Associate
773.728.1014, ext 313

Sarah Cassady
Daytime Case Manager
773.728.1991, ext 305


For all program inquiries, please call 773-728-1991. For questions regarding interim housing bed availability, please contact Monica Maddie, Interim Housing Overnight Supervisor, 773.751.7475, ext 452.

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 page or internships page 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 housing assistance, case management, referral services, and life necessities, 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