Reintegration Admission Counselor/Case Manager
Melinda is the Reintegration Admission Counselor and Case Manager on the Kids Escaping Drugs Renaissance Campus. Melinda has a passion for assisting youth through advocacy and education. Her career in human services began at New Directions Youth and Family Services as a Youth Counselor and then Assistant Supervisor of Grigg Cottage. Melinda earned her Associate’s Degree in Human Services and a Certificate in Chemical Dependency Counseling from Niagara County Community College. She is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s Degree at SUNY Buffalo State. Melinda enjoys making a difference and perceives her role as Case Manager, an opportunity to create a ripple effect of success for individuals and their communities.