Jenna Harvey-Reed is a lifetime resident of South Jersey, where she is currently raising four daughters with her husband, Jason. She attended Cumberland County College and continued on to earn a degree in Psychology at Rutgers University in Camden, where she is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Experimental Psychology. Jenna has a passion for sharing knowledge and empowering families. She currently works as a Family Advocate at Bacon Elementary School in Millville, NJ.
Family Advocate - Holly City Family Success Center, Girls In Transition, & Station House Adjustment
Brittany was born and raised in South Jersey. She currently attends Stockton University and is pursuing a Bachelor's degree in social work, with a concentration in Child Welfare and a minor in Childhood Studies. Throughout her education, she has been actively involved in volunteering for nonprofit organizations within the community. She is an advocate for CASA, which has had a significant impact on her professional development. She is also a case management volunteer at the Atlantic City Covenant House and a wish granter for the Make- A- Wish Foundation. Aside from Connecting Families to Communities, Brittany is a mentor for Children's Opportunity Center and the manager of a local business. She is passionate about the social work profession and has the genuine desire to work with families. Through empowerment, partnership, and a strengths- based approach, she believes goals can be attained, achieved, and surpassed.
Heather Garrison was born and raised in Southern New Jersey. She attended Cumberland County College where she majored in Early Childhood Education. Heather met her husband while attending CCC and they have been married for 13 years. They are currently living in South Jersey and are raising their 6 children. Heather is very active at her church, where her husband is the Pastor. She has been involved with being a Girl Scout Leader and the PTO at her children’s school for several years. Her passion is to see the family unit strong and thriving! Heather is very excited to be a part of a wonderful organization, such as FSN, to reach as many families as she can!
Danielle was born in Cape May Court House, NJ and currently still resides in South Jersey. She is a wife, mother of three amazing children and founder of Girls in Transition, a youth mentoring program. She has been working as an advocate for Family Strengthening Network since the beginning of 2016 and says it has been a very rewarding opportunity.
Family Advocate - First United Methodist Church
Shaun grew up in southeastern Pa. and moved to NJ in 1998. Shaun and her fiance are raising their 13 year old daughter in Millville, NJ. She is the Director of a Community Outreach Program called the SHINE. The program works with center city children ages pre k-18. The natural next step was to help the adults in the family. That's when Family Strengthening Network became the best fit for Shaun. She is also an advocate at First United Methodist Church in Millville. She loves working with her families and loves the holistic approach to their growth and independence.
Family Advocate - Millville Public Library
Connie is a lifelong resident of South Jersey. She raised two boys and loved volunteering for their sports activities. She attended Cumberland County College earning a degree in Paralegal Studies. While attending college she became an advocate for CASA of Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem County advocating for what's in the best interest of abused and/or neglected children in court. She later continued her education at Montclair University, eventually received her Bachelor degree in Child Advocacy. She is currently working as a Family Advocates at the Millville Library.