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.

our leadership team

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

Our founder

Janet Gale

Tammie Starr

Foundation History

Carmen Betancourt

 Patty McCall


The P.A.I.N. Foundation is looking for volunteers to make the difference in the lives of thousands. Find out how to become our partner.

Dea McDaniel Caldwell

recent programs

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

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"