Christi Hayes joined TIP as a volunteer in January 2022 and assumed the role of Program Director in April 2022. She is a graduate of Davidson College and University of North Carolina School of Law. Christi has served numerous non-profit organizations in various capacities for more than thirty years, including Planned Parenthood, Dade County Bar Association, Miami Gay Mens’ Chorus, Roxcy Bolton Rape Treatment Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital, Hands On Miami, and Coral Gables Congregational Church. She has been a member of the Florida Bar for thirty years and taught at both University of Miami Business School and Florida International University College of Law. After thirty years in Miami, Christi returned to her native North Carolina in 2021 and now happily calls Asheville home. She has two adult children, Macy and Eli Knezevich, and two rescue dogs, Shaggy and Phoebe.
Trauma Intervention Programs, Inc. is a non profit, tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization.
TIP Services are provided to survivors and their families free of charge and are made possible through grants from local governments, individuals, corporate donors, our partner agencies, and through our own fund raising efforts. TIP's partner agencies contribute an annual assessment fee based on population for 24 hour crisis intervention services for city residents.