Eastern Region

Accomack | Brunswick | Chesapeake | Dinwiddie | Franklin City | Gloucester | Greensville-Emporia | Hampton | Isle of Wright | James City | Mathews | Newport News | Norfolk | Northhampton | Portsmouth | Price George | Southampton County | Suffolk | Surry | Sussex | Virginia Beach | Williamsburg | York-Poquoson

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Melissa Lee, Independent Living Consultant

757.490.9791 x115 | mlee@umfs.org

Melissa joined UMFS in 2005 as a Therapeutic Case Manager.
Throughout her time at UMFS she has worked in several programs: Adoption, ICC (Intensive Case Coordination) and Project Life. Over the years, she has worked closely with Independent Living-aged youth and has enjoyed seeing them develop the necessary skills to become successful young adults. Prior to joining UMFS, she worked with the MH/ID adult population, at a Youth Residential Treatment Facility, and in Adult Corrections. She is passionate about working with youth and empowering them to be self-advocates.

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IL aged males in the Eastern Region are invited to attend to connect with their peers, receive support, and learn new IL skills. A meal will be provided.

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