Yearly Archives: 2014

Transitional Housing Coming to the Eastern Sierra!

Wild Iris is thrilled to announce the launch of a transitional housing program on December 1, 2014. Wild Iris will be able to provide a safe space for survivors of domestic violence and their children to grow and gain independent living skills. This is a long awaited program and Wild […]

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) And We Want the Community to Know What We’re Up To! Wild Iris will be proclaiming October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month at the following local government meetings: Bishop City Council: Sept. 22, 7pm Mammoth Lakes Town Council: Oct. 1, 6pm Inyo County […]

Smokin’ Fall Fundraiser

Eating Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf for a Good Cause? I don’t know about you, but this dinner fundraiser to benefit Wild Iris, St. Timothy’s Anglican Church, and Court Appointed Special Advocates of the Eastern Sierra sounds pretty great to me! Date: October 25, 2014 Time: 5pm to 8pm Location: Tri County […]

Hashtag Empowerment

The release of video footage from February of NFL star Ray Rice knocking his then-fiancée unconscious this week has thrown the media for a loop. Social media, in particular, has exploded with opinions about domestic violence, the Rice’s particular situation, and the NFL’s response to the whole ordeal (“Oh, you […]

Suicide, Mental Illness, and Abuse

With the passing of the beloved actor Robin Williams last week, there has been a lot of talk about suicide and mental illness floating around the media lately. Each and every suicide is tragic, and my heart goes out to the Williams family. Robin Williams once said, “No matter what […]

Supervised Visitation

Supervised Visitation Monitor Training Are you looking to create a part-time career and be a service to children? You might consider becoming a Professional Child Visitation Monitor. Wild Iris Family Counseling & Crisis Center is offering an in-house training program for individuals interested in becoming supervised visitation monitors. Applicants who […]

Foster Parenting

Why Become a Foster Parent? There’s a critical need for foster homes throughout Mono County. Currently, there are only two foster homes in the whole county. We definitely need more homes to help children remain in their communities and not placed in an out of County homes, far from all […]