As the Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services (JFS) Director of Community Outreach, Danielle facilitates the partnership between JFS and Temple Beth El. She helps individuals and families cope with every day struggles through Support Groups, Financial Assistance, Crisis Counseling, Substance Abuse, Special Needs, and more.
Danielle earned her Master’s Degree in Social Work and Certificate in Jewish Communal Leadership from the University of Michigan, and her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Florida State University. Danielle has experience working with individuals and families at all stages of life.
Before joining the team at JFS, Danielle had been living in Atlanta, GA, where she was the Middle School Counselor at the Epstein School for eight years, and before that at Jewish Family and Career Services Atlanta in the counseling department and managing the Jewish Big Brother/Big Sister program.
Danielle also spent over ten years working as the Director of Community Care at URJ Camp Coleman, supporting all staff, campers, and families during the summer and throughout the school year.
Danielle is married with one daughter and a puppy. She enjoys spending time with friends and family.