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Family Promise welcomes Kimberly Rhodes as new director

Kimberly Rhodes has been named Network Director of Family Promise of East San Fernando Valley, which serves Burbank and surrounding communities. Family Promise is a national nonprofit organization committed to helping low-income families to achieve lasting independence.

Rhodes has worked in the social service and nonprofit field for more than 20 years. She earned a bachelor's degree in art and minor in human services from the University of Montevallo in Alabama. While attending college, she spent four months as a missionary in Miami, working with Cuban refugees.

After working in domestic violence and mental health in Alabama for several years, Rhodes secured a position in the private sector and moved to California. She returned to the mental health field by accepting the position of Program Director for a residential treatment facility for transitional youth and worked her way up to the position of Director of Programs and Services, supervising multiple programs and facilities.

Rhodes also co-chaired the development of a county funded wellness program and led a campaign to create an outpatient clinic to further assist residents toward independent living. She continued her studies at UCLA and received a certificate in co-occurring disorders.

For more information on Family Promise, visit www.familypromiseesfv.org.


JOYCE RUDOLPH can be contacted at rudolphjoyce10@gmail.com.

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