As of July 1, Carrie Prado transitioned into a new role here at Family Promise; she is now the Housing Navigator. In partnership with the Los Angeles Family Housing (LAFH) organization we were able to provide this new position that will focus on identifying properties for homeless families. Prado will serve as an adovcate for homeless families and meet with landlords to educate them on the various programs offered. This new partnership will make dreams come true for families experiencing homelessness.
Meet the Team!
This past month we brought on board Elizabeth “Lisa” Partida to fill in a new position here of Housing Stabilizer. Partida will oversee our Rapid Rehousing programs in partnership with the city of Glendale Continuum of Care and Emergency Solutions Grant. Partida’s responsibilities will be to provide supportive services to the families living in our Rapid Rehousing programs. She will assist the families by providing resources for schooling, health care, food and more. Please feel free to welcome Lisa to our FP Family.
Carlton Johnson joined our team during the month of July as our Shelter Case Manager. His primary responsibilities will be to conduct assessments of clients and provide supportive services to the families living in our 90-day shelter. Johnson will also work with our congregation partners who provide housing and shelter year-round. Johnson’s background is in education and social work. His experience will come in handy as he connects families with local resources that will help make a positive impact in the lives of each family member. Please join me in welcoming Mr. Johnson into our family.