about wild iris

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wild Iris is dedicated to serving victims and survivors affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse from all cultures including race, sexuality, gender, religion, age, class, disability status, immigration status, education and geographic location within Inyo and Mono Counties. Our services are provided at no charge, are completely confidential and are provided with dignity and respect. No one deserves to be abused.
 
Mission and Vision
Wild Iris is a community-based non-profit agency committed to promoting, providing and sustaining programs of education and prevention, crisis intervention, advocacy, and support for those affected by domestic violence, child abuse, and sexual assault. Our vision is for non-violent relationships based on dignity, respect, compassion, and equality.
 


Gimme Shelter Carnival

Words cannot express the gratitude that we feel toward the community for coming together for Gimme Shelter. The turnout for the carnival was astonishing and the support and kind words that we received each and every day of the event were so encouraging and uplifting! Thank you to all who […]


Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Training

Do you want to work with victims of domestic violence or sexual assault? Does the work you already do bring you into contact with victims? Wild Iris is offering a training course to meet the state requirements for certification to work with victims of abuse. The training will provide information […]


current wild iris board members

Marshalle Genevieve, Mono County Loretta Howard, Inyo County Sandra Lund, Inyo County William Michael, Mono County Cheryl Ramirez, Inyo County Kathryn Watson, Mono County   board members emeritus Eileen Peterson, Founding Mother of Wild Iris, Inyo County Betty Denton, Founding Mother of Wild Iris, Inyo County    


what we do

Wild Iris is here to stand by you through the whole process of dealing with violence in your home, whether or not you want to leave your abusive partner. Our crisis counselors are here to discuss your situation and your options with you, and support the decisions you make for […]


office locations

Wild Iris has four office locations to serve clients. Our services are completely confidential and are provided at no cost to the client. Clients are welcome to visit any of our offices regardless of where they reside or may call our toll free Crisis Hotline 24 hours a day @ […]


mission and vision

Wild Iris is a community-based non-profit agency committed to promoting, providing and sustaining programs of education and prevention, crisis intervention, advocacy, and support for those affected by domestic violence, child abuse, and sexual assault. Our vision is for non-violent relationships based on dignity, respect, compassion, and equality.


history

Wild Iris began in 1981 with a telephone in the Bishop, California home of two founding mothers. The Women’s Services, as Wild Iris was then known, received two calls that first year. In 1983, Wild Iris merged with Toiyabe Indian Health Project’s Child Assault Prevention Program (CAPP), and initiated the […]