WAYNE – Debbie Goettsch has been hired as the Executive Director for Haven House Family Services Center.
According to a release from Haven House, Goettsch has been with Haven House for over six years as an Advocate and Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Supervisor. She has also served as interim executive director since November 2020.
The board made the official announcement during their May meeting.
Goettsch is from Sioux City, Iowa and obtained her undergraduate degree in Human Resources and has an MBA from Wayne State College. She is passionate about the prevention of domestic violence and sexual assault.
Goettsch is thankful for all of their donors, volunteers, advocates, staff and everyone else that supports Haven House. The Sioux City native is honored to continue the Haven House mission of empowerment, education, social action and support services. Her goal is to provide support so that everyone can live a violence-free life.
Also, Haven House of Wayne has a support group meeting for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault every Tuesday from 4 to 4:45 p.m. with free childcare being provided. Call 402-375-5433 or message Haven House on Facebook or Instagram for the location.
Haven House Family Service Center is northeast Nebraska’s domestic violence & sexual assault crisis agency and was created in 1978 in Wayne. Haven House has offices in Wayne and South Sioux City as services are offered in both Spanish and English.
Haven House can help survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and dating violence by providing emergency shelter, transportation, protection order assistance, criminal justice advocacy, medical and/or legal advocacy, child advocacy, resources and referral assistance to all clients free of charge. All services are confidential. The agency services a five-County area including Cedar, Dakota, Dixon, Thurston and Wayne.