New Horizons

Life and Family Services

Our Team

Dedicated to serving victims of domestic and sexual violence and human trafficking

Karen Bostick 

Executive Director
Karen has dedicated over 17 years of service to New Horizons. She obtained her BA Science in Sociology from UNC-Pembroke, and her Masters in Human Resource Management from Webster University. Karen continues to strive to lead New Horizons and its staff to best assist victims of domestic and sexual violence and human trafficking.

Amanda McKenzie

Direct Services Coordinator
Amanda has been with New Horizons for 7 years. She obtained her BS in Psychology, her MA in Human Services and MA in Religion from Liberty University, and her MA in Theology from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. Amanda assists clients through crisis and supportive counseling, facilitating empowerment and support groups, and working with housing, educational, health, and financial strategies for clients.

Lakeshia Gibson

Court Advocate/Community Educator
Lakeshia has been with New Horizons for nearly 2 years. She obtained her AA in Human Services from Richmond Community College. She assists clients during court proceedings and works through various avenues to educate the community on domestic and sexual violence and human trafficking.

Teshika Wall

Shelter Manager
Teshika joined the New Horizons team in 2020. She obtained her AA degree in Human Services from Richmond Community College. Teshika oversees all shelter operations and ensures that New Horizon's shelter operates smoothly and in a way which best serves New Horizons' clients. 

Sheila Collazo

Hispanic Outreach Coordinator
Sheila is New Horizons Life and Family Services' newest staff member. Sheila works through various avenues to educate the LatinX community on domestic and sexual violence and human trafficking. She also assists Spanish speaking clients  during court proceedings.