History

Throughout the past nine years, the executive director has developed strong relationships with various public and private businesses within the community, through their referral system. In this new chapter, the organization’s primary focus will be to assist domestic violence and Sexual Abuse victims by providing the following services: Relocation Assistance which includes providing assistance and referrals to individuals in need of relocation and housing and counseling and outreach  and prevention to victims.

With a passionate and driven executive director such as Mrs. Diana Mejia, who first hand has experienced the impact of domestic violence; the positive effect her efforts will make in the lives of those she serves, will impact an entire community. Mrs. Mejia  is prepared to provide an avenue that victims can lead a purposeful and productive life even after the traumatic circumstances they’ve faced. Furthermore, Mrs. Mejia has put her heart and soul into this organization and is willing  to do whatever possible to help these victims and provide them with hope for the future.


Programs
 

Art for healing

Art for Healing - Children Program
This program promotes healing through the arts to children who have witnessed domestic violence. It’s an environment where children and youth can learn to express themselves, experience releasing their feelings through creative activity and learn how to prevent violence.

Art for Healing - Elderly program
The Elderly components of the Art for Healing Program is an exciting, educational and meaningful way for the seniors in the programs to grow and express themselves in a positive manner.

This Program provides services that promote or maintain senior Independence and/or create a social environment in which senior citizens can live independent, and healthy and productive lives.

 

Conferences, Workshops, Events & Radio

Nuevo Sendero provides seminars on underserved community populations and families that do not speak English. We address domestic violence, stalking, dating violence, and sexual abuse.

Nuevo Sendero also has permanent once a week participation on Heart Radio Station 97.1 FM; promoting awareness and education on topics of Domestic Violence reaching over 500 Central Florida listeners.

 

Counseling

Nuevo Sendero counseling provides hope healing and support to families’ victims clinical and pastoral services twice a week. We service approximately eight (8) individuals on a weekly basis.

Hispanic Print Media

Nuevo Sendero continually publish articles about domestic violence and sexual abuse in La prensa, Orlando, El Sol of Florida, Epiko Magazine, Portada Latina and Tu revista Mujer.


Diana Mejia

President, Nuevo Sendero

Diana has been advocating on behalf of battered Hispanic women and their children for over 17 years

Volunteers

Support group, Nuevo Sendero

Nuevo Sendero has a group of volunteers, ready to help the community and families, supporting and motivating them to produce the necessary changes in societ

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Sponsors