Joseph Castellani, Jr. - Executive Director


Program Management


Catherine Carchedi- Program Manager

Nancy Trzcinski- Assistant Program Manager


Office Management


Denise Dion- Bookkeeper

Jane Larkin- Systems & Accounts Manager

Independent Living Department


Tasha Bellio - Outreach Coordinator

Tim Dillion- Advocate

Peggy Levesque- Advocate

Jill McChesney- Representative Payee

Jeff Malderez- Advocate

Peter Taylor- Van Driver

Kim Winter- Events&Media Specialist


PCA Department


Melissa Ahlen- Skills Trainer

Jill Allessio- Skills Trainer

Lori Bonfiglio- Skills Trainer

Robin Brower- Skills Trainer

Sonya Purvis - Skills Trainer

Tami Stevens-Goerlach- PCA Administrative Coordinator

Kyla White- Skills Trainer


Transition Team

Megan Cooper- Transition to Adulthood Counselor

Sue Fitzpatrick- Nursing Home Transition Specialist

Mary Ellen Rahilly- Options Counselor 

Sue Smith- Nursing Home Transition Specialist     


Front Desk

Ellen Adams- Receptionist

Teesha Murrell- Receptionist

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