Jennifer Panczyszyn, center, high-fives other board members at the new location for a women’s shelter to be established by her nonprofit organization JJ SafeHouse Friday in Archbold. The new shelter will be able to house three women and their children and provide transitional housing services, including therapy, financial and legal services.
ARCHBOLD, Ohio — A safe place to go.
That’s what Beth Wall needed to escape an abusive boyfriend, and that’s what she wants to give to other women in Fulton County 30 years later.
Mrs. Wall on Friday signed over her parents’ former home in Archbold to JJ SafeHouse, a nonprofit organization that provides emergency shelter and assistance to domestic-violence victims in Fulton County.
“I think I would be dead if it weren’t for me having somewhere to go,” she said, gesturing toward the brick home. “That’s why I wanted this to be a safe house.”
Jennifer Panczyszyn, center, high-fives other board …