Priscilla Maldonado is Barnabas Center’s new Resource Coordinator. Prior to working for Barnabas, Priscilla worked as a Community Health Worker in Miami, Florida. There, she realized her passion for Human Services. While in Miami, Priscilla worked with community members in connecting them to telehealth programs and local resources.
In addition, Priscilla worked as a Family Support Worker, where she worked closely with families to help them overcome the stressors that arise with a new baby. Furthermore, In all her roles, as a native Spanish speaker, Priscilla advocates for the Spanish speaking community to gain access to resources and essential programs. She holds a BA in Communication from Florida International University.
Priscilla joins Barnabas with much enthusiasm. She is proud to have the opportunity to assist people in the Nassau County community.
Priscilla will lead Barnabas Center’s Hope Builders for Women program. The Women’s Giving Alliance funds the program and the goal is to empower women economically, emotionally, and socially.
The Hope Builders for Women program will focus on the following areas:
In addition to the list above, The program will be offered in Spanish. Participants in the program can also receive wrap-around services for additional support that is provided by the Barnabas Center. These services include medical care, mental health services, dental care, healthy food, clothing and crisis financial assistance. Additional services by local partners include vision screenings/glasses and legal assistance.
For more information about Barnabas Center’s Hope Builders for Women program, contact Priscilla Maldonado at PMaldonado@BarnabasNassau.org.
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