Heidi Defendorf is a case manager at the Domestic Violence Safe House. Heidi started at FCS in July of 2017 as weekend shelter support staff at the Domestic Violence Safe House in a part time role. In April 2018, Heidi was hired as a full time case manager at the Domestic Violence Safe House. At the Safe House, Heidi provides crisis intervention, emotional support, and case management and education to the survivors of Intimate Partner Violence. Heidi received her Bachelors in Social Work (BSW) from McDaniel College in May 2017 and received her Masters of Social Work (MSW) from University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Social Work in July 2018. Heidi states she loves working for FCS because all her colleagues are excited and passionate about the incredible work they do with families across Maryland.