502.561.2131 PO Box 14192 Louisville, KY 40214


Priscilla's Place

Women's Program, Louisville, KY


Priscilla's Place Staff

Photo of Julie Duvall, CEO of Adult & Teen Challenge KY

Julie Duvall, CEO of Adult & Teen Challenge KY

Julie has been serving with Adult & Teen Challenge of Kentucky since starting as a residential staff member in 2003. In 2011, Julie was appointed by the Board of Directors as the CEO for Adult & Teen Challenge of Kentucky, overseeing both Priscilla’s Place and Chad’s Hope. Julie holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Central Bible College and is completing her Master of Divinity Degree at Global University. Julie is an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God and is dedicated to bringing the message of hope to men and women trapped in addiction.


Brittany Neal

Brittany Neal, Administrative Assistant to the CEO

Brittany joined the Adult & Teen Challenge team, as the Administrative Assistant to the CEO, in June of 2019. She holds a Master of Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University. Brittany has also served in various ministry roles. It is her desire to submit her education and passion for ministry to the Lord. As a result, she believes this position is God granting her the desire of her heart.



Lori Strause, Priscilla's Place Executive Director

Lori comes from the shores of Lake Erie in Northern Ohio. She has taught adult and children’s Sunday school and was a youth group advisor for over 7 years. She felt the call to ministry while living in Ohio then followed God’s leading when He directed her and her husband to Kentucky. The ministry of Adult & Teen Challenge has always had a special place in her heart and she is very thankful and amazed at how God has directed her to serve in this great ministry of putting lives and families back together. She is a Licensed Minister with the Assembly of God Fellowship. She served on the Priscilla’s Place Advisory Council for 5 years before joining the full-time staff. She loves watching the hand of God work in the ladies here at Priscilla’s Place.



Ella Burnam, Program Manager

Gabriella joined Priscilla’s Place in March 2020. She has relocated from the Chicagoland area. While working for the Department of Corrections she heard the call that was placed on her life and Jesus redirected her path to step into Full-time Ministry. Ministry has always been close to her heart as she has had the opportunity to lead in different roles. She feels blessed to be apart of the Adult and Teen challenge ministry and mission. Gabriella has experienced the transforming power of Jesus in her own life and now finds great Joy in having a front seat in watching Jesus set women free.



Tonya Schweickert, Residential Staff

Tonya is from Louisville and is a 2019 graduate from Priscilla’s Place. Tonya completed an internship here at Priscilla’s Place and has now joined us as a residential staff member. Tonya states the Lord set her free from her addiction through the help of Adult & Teen Challenge and feels true joy watching other woman find the peace and freedom through the love of Jesus Christ here at Priscilla’s Place. The Lord is using her battle to help others win theirs.



Karen Stanley, Residential Staff

Karen Stanley is from Paintsville Kentucky. She completed the program and graduated in May of 2020, Karen interned with us for 6 months and is now on staff. Karen wanted to stay and give back to other ladies what she had been given, another chance at life. She has a desire to serve God through the Adult & Teen Challenge ministry. She finds it very rewarding to see ladies overcome life controlling issues and to see the miracles that God is performing at Adult & Teen Challenge.