Vera’s Open Arms, V.O.A., is a shelter that provides a safe and structured environment for homeless women and children of domestic violence and abuse where each participant is empowered to transition from a life of dependency to in-dependency. This non-profit organization is located in the County of San Bernardino in the State of California, USA. VOA was founded by Kimberly Haynesworth who has both the practical experience and the education to lead the organization.
I am no bird; and no net ensnares me; I am a free
human being with an independent will.
Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre