Staff Directory

[Please note: Those with “VM” have a voicemail only extension.]  The JFS main office number is 203-389-5599.  Please follow prompts to leave a voice mail for any staff member.

Alissa Wurtzel
Chief Executive Officer –  CEO
Extension 107,

Amanda Skelton
Holocaust Program Case Manager
Extension 108,

Cathy Segal
Director of Finance and Administration
Extension 104,

Cindy Miller, MD, MSW
Consultant/JAMP Facilitator

Daisy Abbott, LCSW
Mental Health Clinical Director
Extension 117,

Dinesh Perera, LMFT
Mental Health Clinician
Extension 114,

Elanit Linder, LCSW
Aging Adult/Care Navigator Coordinator
Extension 113,

Heni Schwartz, LCSW
Mental Health Clinician
Extension 111,

Karen Merkel, PhD
Mental Health Clinician
Extension 103,

Kate Richardson, LCSW
Mental Health Clinician

Michael Hall
Finance & Donor Associate
Extension 106,

Norman Smith
Quinnipiac MSW Intern

Rachel Scolnic Dobin, LMSW
Inclusivity Director
Extension 109,

Robbin Seipold
Development Director
Extension 105,

Sandy Hagan
Food Pantry Director
(203) 397-0796 ,

Shateka Knight, LPN
Care Navigator

Extension 115,

Sydney Perry
Community & Social Wellness Coordinator

Vanessa Buynak, LMSW
School-Based Social Worker