Amber Place for Damsels in Distress

Welcome to the Holistic Self-Sufficiency "Rescue" Mission


What is a "Damsel in Distress"  ???

A Damsel in Distress is a woman who is experiencing some sort of Life Crisis 

Which might include:




Domestic Violence

Mental Health Concerns 

Personality Disorders

Fitness and Weight Control

Nutrition & Wellness Needs

Legal Problems

Spiritual Recovery

Self-Esteem Issues

Life Skills Deficiency

"Come to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity" -A.A. Big Book p.47

  The Rescue Mission: 

Habilitation and basic life skills training for females of all ages who are in addiction, mental health and wellness, and other life recovery. 

Damsels in Distress Programs

Holistic Life Skills Training Program

Transforming Distressed Items (Persons, Places, Things) into Desirable Goods by teaching Reconditioning, Repurposing and Up-cycling techniques


Fundamental Health Balance Sheet
A Work-Sheet that helps balance the priorities in life to ensure that every important part of one's life is working together harmoniously

Garage Sale Bonanza
​Amber Place proudly hosts this annual 15,000 sq ft Garage Sale. Damsels get to put their new skills into action at the Old Armory Motor Pool Garage. All proceeds go to local charities

Home Ec. type skills training that translate into vocational skills. Includes lessons on how to get a job, make money, and budget an income

M. M.* Community Service Program
Reconditioning, cleaning, and refurbishing skill training put into use at a local detailing shop. Watch as one's efforts transform a soiled vehicle into a customer pleasing product. Enjoy the transformation while earning community service time for school, court, or personal growth

Chair in Despair ReUpholstery
Carpentry, upholstery, power tools, and painting skills all combined to rescue a chair in need of attention while demonstrating one's personality and latent artistic abilities 

Good Works Coalition

Builds confidence, allows individuals to demonstrate Improvements, puts skills into practice, helps causes, reinforces good habits and produces positive feelings

Spiritually Challenged Work Group 
Explore the Artisan's talents within, that God blessed you with, and learn how to put all that unguided energy and personality to work

​Distress Pack Project
Suitcases stuffed with supplies for women in distress on the go

Positive Rebellion Agenda
Channeling ones individuality and style constructively and productively. Focus on the elements that make up an individual's personality to increase one's Self-Respect, not just Self-Esteem. Take a subversive approach to Arts & Crafts, Gardening, Cooking, and UpCycling

*Due to the anonymous nature of these programs, the full name of the Program is not published