Elizabeth Hancock, PhD, CRC
Dr. Elizabeth Hancock joined the Haddie's family as Executive Director in 2019. Previously, Elizabeth has worked at the Lee County Youth Development Center and at the Troy University Girls Group Home. Elizabeth received her Bachelor of Science in Human Services from Troy University, her Master of Science Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from Troy University. Elizabeth completed her Doctorate degree in Counselor Education and Supervision from Auburn University. Elizabeth is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and has worked in residential treatment for the majority of her career.
Elizabeth has grown children and is also a foster and adoptive parent. She enjoys time with friends and family, camping, reading, and making a difference in the lives of children and families.
Hope Butler is the development director at Haddies Home. Hope has recently returned to Auburn after living several years in Georgia. A love for Christ, and a love for the opportunity to be part of providing a Christ Centered home for girls drew her to this opportunity. As development director, she connects individuals' and businesses’ charitable interests with the needs of Haddie's
Hope has three grown children and three beautiful grandchildren. Her daughter and family live in Auburn and both sons and their families live in Boulder, CO. Hope also serves as a team leader with Proverbs 31 Online Ministries. She enjoys coffee with friends, walks on the beach and vacations in the snow - covered mountains of Colorado.
Bailey has been the social worker at Haddie's since 2017. She began her time as a volunteer who led Bible study with the girls. Her heart is to work with at-risk youth to provide support and encouragement.
Bailey grew up in the Lee County area and graduated from Auburn University in 2012. She is currently pursuing her master's degree from Troy University. Bailey's experience includes working at the Circle of Care Center for Families as an early childhood parent educator.
Bailey and her husband have two young children and live in Lee County. They enjoy activities such as playing games, going to the park and visiting family.
Anita has been the house parent at Haddie's since October, 2014. She began working with Haddie's as a relief parent on the weekends. She started working full-time in 2018. Anita believes that God opened the door to work at Haddie's and has been walking with her every step of the way.
Anita grew up in Tallapoosa County and attended Dadeville High School with TR Amason, original director, whose dream was to open a group home for teen girls like Haddie's. Anita graduated from Southern Union Community College and worked at Chambers County Health Department for 15 years.
Anita lives in LaFayette, AL and has two grown children. She is an active member at LaFayette Heights Baptist Church. She loves to visit with her children and friends.
Margaret "Peggy" Taylor joined the Haddie's team in September of 2019. She has a B.S in Sociology with a minor in Business Administration. Peggy has previously worked with the Accounting departments of several corporate law firms in Atlanta before before deciding to stay home and raise her children.
Peggy enjoys working for these girls because of watching her daughter struggle with crisis issues as an adolescent that could have benefited from a "Haddie's Home" as she reached adolescence.
LaTrivia “Tori” Mayers, ALC, NCC, CCMHC joined the Haddie's family in 2019 as the part-time Clinical Therapist providing counseling services to our residents. Tori received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Auburn University Montgomery and a Master of Science in Counseling and Psychology from Troy University. Tori believes that every child deserves the opportunity to heal from unfortunate circumstances. This is the reason Tori loves to work as a part of a multi-disciplinary team to increase the likelihood that each child has the best possible outcome after experiencing unfortunate life events. Children are far more resilient when given healthy supports to heal themselves. Tori also works as a full-time therapist at Twin Cedars Child Advocacy in Opelika, AL.
Tori is married and has one daughter; family is everything. She was born and raised only thirty minutes away in Tuskegee, AL where the majority of her family still lives today. Tori loves living a healthy lifestyle, crafting, watching her daughter grow as an individual, and having a wicked sense of humor.