Melanie Garrett, LCSW

Melanie joined New Moms in 2013. Her career draws on over 20 years of direct service experience. In her current role, she focuses on the development and growth of programs and projects at New Moms. Melanie is passionate about ensuring that our approach is grounded in brain and behavioral science to support families we serve with high quality services and supports. Melanie received her B.A. from Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania; earned her M.A. from the University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration; and has an Infant Mental Health Certificate from Erikson Institute. Melanie was a Illinois Early Childhood Fellow from 2011-2013.

Favorite New Moms value: “I believe we are helping to open doors for young moms to create their own audacious possibilities.”

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