Jewish Family Services

The professional social services agency staff of Jewish Family Services Hartford is dedicated to serving the community.


Katie Hanley

Chief Executive Officer

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Miriam Brander

Chief Operating Officer

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Brenna Doyle

Director of Programs and Systems

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Aimee Hass

Director of Behavioral Health Services

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Patricia Kiely

Project Manager

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Elisabeth Kostin

Director of Development

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Zenobia McKnight

Office Manager

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Elaine H. Reid

Care at Home by JFS

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Laura Maltz Rozza

Director of Grants

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Clinical Staff

Lu Abbatemarco, LCSW

Individual and Family Counseling

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Svetlana Berlinsky, LCSW

Russian Adult and Senior Counseling

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Jonathan Covault, MD

Consulting Psychiatrist

email Aimee Hass to schedule

Emily Goodwin, LMSW

Child Counseling

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Mary Beth Lang, LCSW

Individual Counseling (Child and Adult)


Nancy Lichtenberg, LCSW

Adult and Couple Counseling

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Sky Anya Lukenberg, LMSW


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Anna MacDonald, MSW

Community Mental Health Liaison

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Nicole Moore, LMSW

Child and Adolescent Clinician

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Colleen Porth, LCSW

Young Adults and Adult Counseling

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Dr. Gurender Sahani, MD

Medical Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Services

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Julia Samuels, MSW

School Social Worker


Jonas R. Steiner, LCSW

Adults and Senior Counseling

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Kim Whittingham, LPC

Child and Family Counseling

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Seva Azimov

Case Manager – Russian Speaking Client Support

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Clina Dawes

TANF Case Manager

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Rachel Friedman

Administrative Assistant


Iris Hooks

VOCA Case Manager

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Erica Kapiloff

Senior Case Manager, Holocaust Survivor Program

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Laura Miacola

Volunteer Coordinator

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Dori Parkman



Deborah Rosenfeld

Development and Marketing Coordinator

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Alicia Walker

Client Support Specialist

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Care at Home by JFS Staff

Please visit the Care at Home by JFS staff page to see our dedicated team.