Relationship

We are designed for relationship. Recently, I began a job at a coffee shop. It was the first big leap into our new community after moving away from family & friends, and the first adventure into the changed world from the Covid-19 pandemic. As each day unfolded I...

Seeing Potential

As I look back at my career in law enforcement, I can’t help but compare it to the journey many Omega interns face. Let me explain. In 2006 I decided to become a reserve for the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. It took a lot of hard work from me, and encouragement...

A Shiny Future

Jean’s story is rather typical of the women we meet who are seeking hope for their future. “Jean” is a former intern of Omega NW. When she came to us, she had a background in retail, yet her struggle to feed her abusive habits led her to make destructive choices....

Whatcha doing?

At Omega, we are staying focused on our mission; empowering women to achieve sustainable life. We have the honor of walking alongside women who are ready for a change in their life. Often their journey isn’t what they planned, and they can’t figure out the...

Pivot. Awareness. Zoom. Woke.

Ahhhhhhhhhhhh! The latest list of buzz words is lengthy and some are downright confusing. There are some terms I do understand and some I don’t. I have had to look up a lot of vocabulary words lately. One word that I don’t have to look up is HOPE. Another word is...
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