Staff Contacts

Katherine Ragnar

Executive Director
773.728.1014, ext 309

Teresa Cortas, LCSW

Director of Program Operations
773.728.1014, ext 304

Kathleen Molnar, LCSW

Director of Development and Program Evaluation
773.728.1014, ext 306

Peggy Howard, MSW

Interim Housing Program Manager
773.728.1991, ext 305

James Grutsch, CPA

Director of Finance
773.728.1014, ext 310

Shawanna Mims

Housing Manager
773.728.1991, ext 302

Angie Day

External Relations and Grants Manager
773.728.1014, ext 303

Carla Wethers Bell, MSW

Daytime Program Manager
773.728.1991, ext 305

Mary NeCastro

Development Associate
773.728.1014, ext 313

Shan Ru Lin, M.A., ATR

Art Therapist
773.728.1991, ext 323

Dakota Chisholm

Volunteer Coordinator
773.728.1014, ext 314

Misty Evans

Interim Housing Case Manager
773.751.7475, ext 457

LaTasha Graham, aPHR

Administrative Coordinator
773.728.1014, ext 321

Leah Shefsky, MSW

Daytime Case Manager 773-728-1991 ext 323

Mark Zinke

Operations Manager
773.728.1014, ext 307

Delores Wofford

Permanent Supportive Housing Case Manager
773.728.1014, ext 315

Kristin Berg

Property Development Coordinator
773.728.1014, ext 319

Lee Moore

Daytime Support Center Cook

Daytime Center Front Desk Staff

773.728.1991, ext 301
Jessica Meadors
Anna Keeva

Interim Housing Front Desk Staff

773.751.7475, ext 450
Tyisha Daniels
Vicki Jefferson
Alexis Robinson
Nyasha Young
Corona Luna
Victoria Torres


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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