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God put it in my heart to follow His purpose and plan for my life by starting this non-profit faith based transitional house I now call Olivia's House of Hope. Being a victim of abuse for many years moved me to change who I was in order to help others."

                                             -Janine Kramer

WE BUILD . . .

  • Relationships
  • Self Respect
  • Spiritual Growth
  • Physical and Mental Wellness


  • Healthy Boundaries
  • Independent Living Skills
  • Financial Management
  • Volunteering/Community Service


  • Bible Studies
  • AA/NA
  • Employment Referrals
  • Educational Alternatives

our board of directors

Our DIRECTOR / founder

Olivia's House of Hope

Annie Tepfer
is the project coordinator for the Renville County Chemical Health Coalition named "RAPAD"

Susan Williams
former editor of The Renville Country Register. She is also a former business owner with 30 years of experience in medical management.

get Hope

If you or someone you wish to refer needs the hope we offer, click the black button below for an application to print, complete, and mail in to us.

Lori Clasemann
She brings years of experience working with individuals and families who are working through crisis situations. She currently is the director of CIRCLE "Creative Integration of Resources for a Cohesive Life for Everyone."

A Renville, MN non-profit 


Olivia's House of Hope is a non-profit faith based program for women in transition. We provide a foundation of spiritual growth building HOPE and new direction towards right living

 ​​Pastor Henry Meyers 

Terri Tuma
is a former teacher who taught grades 1st - 4th with Title I at BOLD elementary for 37 years before retiring in 2012.

Her education & experience is primarily in public education, business administration & health care. She has been a  High School Teacher, assistant to the President of a statewide cable company, transcriptionist at Prairie Family Practice Clinic

& Director of Hospice at the RC Hospitals & Clinics.

Gail Wenner

Wendell Veurink
is a Training/Mentoring Coordinator at Greater Minnesota Family Services.

Brace up your minds; be sober. Set your HOPE wholly & unchangeably on the grace that is coming to you when Jesus Christ is revealed. Live as children of obedience; do not conform yourselves to the desire in your former ignorance.But as the One who called is holy, you yourselves also be holy in all your conduct & manner of living.

1st Peter 1: 13, 14, & 15

gIVE Hope

If you would like to join our team of volunteers bringing transformation to women, click the black button below for an application to print, complete, and mail in to us.

Janine Kramer brings to Olivia's House of Hope:

  • Compassion--born from both her history as an abuse survivor and the love of Christ that has transformed her
  • Experience--15 years advocating for men, women, and children in various nonprofit leadership positions
  • Connections--Relationships with personnel in local courts, corrections, recovery programs, business leadership, and the community at large.