In an effort to help families access the resources they need, the Olympic Peninsula YMCA announced that it has added Clallam County’s newest Family Resource Navigator, Victoria Elliott, to its staff.
Elliott will serve as a liaison between the YMCA, local families in Sequim and Port Angeles.
“I primarily work with families who have school-aged children,” Elliott said in a press release in early April. “I will be honored to work alongside you whenever your students and their families need additional resource navigation.”
The position is funded by the Strengthen Families Washington Program of the Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF).
DCYF received funding from the Children, Youth and Families Administration, to work with community organizations across the Olympic Peninsula, including Sequim and Port Angeles, to design community solutions to prevent child abuse and strengthen community supports for families.
The primary roles of this position, YMCA officials said, will be to “increase community collaborations, develop a centralized, results-driven approach to supporting families, and advocate on behalf of families to ensure accessibility to resources.” what they need”.
Contact Elliott at [email protected] or 360-460-3506.