Staff Contacts

Katherine Ragnar

Executive Director
773.728.1014, ext 309

Amy Sherd, LCSW

Director of Program Operations
773.728.1014, ext 304

Kathleen Molnar, LCSW

Director of Program Evaluation and Resource Development
773.728.1014, ext 306

Sontranette Newton

Interim Housing Program Manager
773.751.7475, ext 451

James Grutsch, CPA

Director of Finance
773.728.1014, ext 310

Lynne Forella

Interim Housing Program Supervisor
773.751.7475, ext 452

Anna Withers

Donor Relations Manager
773.728.1014, ext 313

Rebecca Sidorow, LSW

Housing Manager
773.728.1991, ext 302

Evan Woods

External Relations and Grants Manager
773.728.1014, ext 303

Shan Ru Lin, M.A., ATR

Art Therapist
773.728.1991, ext 323

Mary NeCastro

Development Assistant
773.728.1014, ext 314

Maggie Cross, MSW

Daytime Program Manager
773.728.1991, ext 305

Kristin Berg

Facilities and Projects Coordinator
773.728.1014, ext 319

Abby Lindsay

Daytime Case Manager
773.728.1991, ext 317

Marta Davila

Human Resources Coordinator
773.728.1014, ext 321

Adrienne Wilson

Daytime Case Manager 773.728.1991, ext 323

Tiffany Green

Permanent Supportive Housing Case Manager
773.728.1991, ext 312

Katie Forrest

Permanent Supportive Housing Case Manager
773.728.1991, ext 315

Misty Evans

Interim Housing Case Manager
773.751.7475, ext 457

Lee Moore

Daytime Support Center Cook

Betty Allen

Interim Housing Program Cook

Daytime Center Front Desk Staff

773.728.1991, ext 301
Caroline Johnson
Sarah Perry

Interim Housing Front Desk Staff

773.751.7475, ext 450
Donna Green
Vicki Jefferson
Beverly Prater
Liz Sheridan
Tyronna Upshaw
Kecya Thurman


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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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

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