As Lead Housing Navigator Joey leads all the coordinated outreach services and works to connect people experiencing homelessness within the system of services. Joey is there to help people from crisis, through resources and housing stabilization.
Joey has a Bachelor’s of Science in Criminal Justice and was previously employed by New Directions for Veterans, where she successfully provided case management services to support veterans to enter permanent housing.
Carlos’ role at Bridge to Home is Housing Navigator; where he will be participating in outreach events to touch base with homeless individuals that are seeking services in Santa Clarita. As a Navigator, he will assist with case management by meeting clients where they are and assist with crisis intervention.
Deseree previously worked as a behavior interventionist providing direct support to individuals with disabilities and their families. Her goals there were to increase independence while helping to create a stronger family system. She also volunteers at a non-profit called Motivating the Teen Spirit which puts on workshops to help at-risk youth. The aim of the workshops is to promote self-esteem and help the youth reconnect with their families.
As the Family Housing Coordinator at Bridge to Home, Deseree will be the primary support for families experiencing homelessness and needed to link into resources from the Family Solutions Systems of Los Angeles County. She will help families navigate services from crisis to stable housing.
In 2008, Olga became an Administrator of a Group Home for at-risk youth, while supervising Social Workers at a Foster Family Agency in South Central Los Angeles.
Olga as the Healthy Lives Case Manager leads the work that is facilitated by professional volunteer dentists and nurses in our medical and dental clinics. She also provides case management support to people exiting the hospital systems experiencing homelessness and supports our prevention programs that help people stay housed in the City of Santa Clarita.