2004 Organization founded as Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program. Program delivery begins.
2005 501c3 status conferred.
2006 $1.2 million was raised to support the purchase of the agency’s emergency shelter facility.
2007 Agency assumes $500,000 mortgage for remaining shelter purchase. Few facility improvements required before move to new location.
2009 Our farm began with the planting of few box gardens.
2011 Full-time farm manager hired and nature-based healing program began.
2013 Name changed to GreenHouse17 to reflect our commitment to nurturing lives harmed. Handmade By Survivors brand and products launched. Receive national and state awards for innovation.
2016 In partnership with Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence, new construction begins on $4.3 million scattered-site housing development project for survivors. Agency receives $348,000 federal grant to support services for survivors living in new housing.
2017 $450,000 three-year federal research grant received in partnership with the University of Kentucky to research effectiveness of farm-based programming.
2018 Agency secures $420,000 grant to support half-million dollar shelter rehab project to increase capacity, improve safety, and improve use of space.