P.A.I.N.  Prevent Abuse in Neighborhoods

Foundation History

Carmen Betancourt

Janet Gale


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Dea McDaniel Caldwell

 Patty McCall

Tammie Starr

mission & vision

No need is too small and no voice is too quiet to be heard. We will devote the time and energy necessary to educate and advocate against abuse.

2008- "Unmasking the PAIN Within" Book of personal journey through domestic violence was published.

2009-2010- Book Tour, working with safe homes and giving others hope to overcome and move on

2011-Founded the P.A.I.N. Foundation (Prevent Abuse in Neighborhoods) 

2012- Produced "Unseen Hands" short film.

2014-Produced CD "Beyond the Mask"


2015-Produced CD "Freedom from the PAIN"

recent programs

The B.B.B's (Beauty, Body, and Brains) program helps change the lives of abused ladies over 40.

our leadership team

Our founder