THE DOCK ELLIS FOUNDATION
provides a welcoming and safe environment for those needing to flee a harmful situation at home. Emergency shelter is available for survivors – both single women and women with children fearing domestic violence,
The ultimate goal is to help adults and families regain control and transform their lives, breaking the cycle of violence. The Dock Ellis Foundation Inc. has been empowering survivors of domestic violence since 2010
The Dock Ellis Foundation Inc. mission is to offer resources and Empowerment focusing on building healthy relationships and to work with community partners to provide services for healing the effects of trauma from interpersonal violence. Additionally, our agency aims to reduce related social problems, such as child abuse, sexual assault, substance abuse, sexism
WHO IS DOCK ELLIS
Dock Phillip Ellis, Jr. was an American professional baseball player. A pitcher, Ellis played in Major League Baseball from 1968 through 1979 for the Pittsburgh Pirates, New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, Texas Rangers, and New York Mets
Dock Ellis continued pushing for change and illuminating places where he saw injustice. He became an outspoken advocate for free agency for ballplayers and never stopped talking about systemic racism. But it was after his baseball career ended in 1980 that he checked himself into rehab. When he finished treatment, he decided that he was meant to help others find recovery. He went to the University of California at Irvine and became a substance abuse counselor.