About Shelley

Ms. Elswick is the President/CEO of Voices of Hope. Ms. Elswick founded VOH to help families like hers and individuals like her son who is in long-term recovery from a substance use disorder. Under Ms. Elswick’s leadership, VOH opened the first recovery community center in Kentucky and launched peer based recovery support services,including recovery coaching, telephone recovery support, and a workplace readiness internship program. Ms. Elswick has won several awards for her advocacy, including Kentucky Commission on Community Volunteerism and Service Governor’s Award for Volunteer Service and the 2016 Robert Strauss Advocacy Award from the Kentucky School of Alcohol and Other Drug Studies.