COUNTRYSIDE, Ill. – Pillars Community Health, a leading provider of comprehensive health and social services in the western and southwestern suburbs of Chicago, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kim Stephens, BSW; LSW; M.Ed; CDVP as their new senior vice president of domestic and sexual violence services.
With an impressive background in advocating for survivors and leading transformative initiatives in the field of domestic and sexual violence, Stephens is set to bring her wealth of experience and passion to Pillars Community Health. In her new role, Stephens will oversee and expand the organization’s critical programs dedicated to supporting survivors and preventing domestic and sexual violence in our community.
Stephens served as director of Constance Morris House for the past six years. Over the last year, Stephens has taken on additional responsibilities across PCH’s sexual assault and domestic violence services. Her commitment to whole-person care and proven record of accomplishment in building partnerships and fostering collaboration make her an ideal fit for this leadership role.
“Her dedication to advocating for survivors and her ability to drive positive change aligns perfectly with our mission,” said Angela Curran, CEO of Pillars Community Health. “We are confident that under her continued leadership, our programs will continue to grow and make a meaningful impact in the lives of those affected by domestic and sexual violence.”
Stephens shared her enthusiasm for her latest position by saying, “I feel privileged to be able to take on a more extensive role within the Pillars Community Health team and be a part of the crucial work of assisting survivors and preventing domestic and sexual violence. Together, we will endeavor to build a safer and more welcoming community for everyone.”
Under Stephens’ leadership, Pillars Community Health looks forward to further strengthening its commitment to providing critical services, education, and advocacy to combat domestic and sexual violence. Her appointment signifies a significant step forward in the organization’s ongoing efforts to promote safety, healing, and resilience in the community.