To help victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and other violent crimes in Charlotte County. C.A.R.E. works to create safety in our community by helping survivors and by promoting non-violent and healthy relationships by education and example.
Board of Directors
Judi Harris Chair
Kelly Liscum Vice Chair
Betsy McMillan Treasurer
Alyson Burch Secretary
Mary Grace Lorah
Early in 2016, Karen McElhaney assumed the role of Executive Director for C.A.R.E.
Originally from Bethel Park, Pennsylvania Karen attended the University of Pittsburgh where she graduated with her Bachelors degree in Psychology. Karen then went on to receive her Masters degree in Human Services from Capella University.
In 2012 Karen and her family decided to relocate to Charlotte County area from Ohio. She has spent more than 20 years working for nonprofits, helping make a difference in countless lives.