Kinship House is pleased to announce that Marcella Chiromo has joined our board of directors.
Marcella moved to the United States from Zimbabwe in her youth and is the Student Advocate facilitating group and other therapeutic support for youth at Portland Youthbuilders. She is also a trained mental health therapist with a doctorate in International Psychology.
“Kinship House welcomes Marcella to our agency,” said executive director, Natalie Wood. “Her varied roles with youth and work in the mental health field will support our efforts in caring for foster and adopted children. We are thrilled to have her on our board!”
Kinship House was founded in 1996 and provides outpatient mental health services to children and their families. We specialize in championing children and families with target interventions during all stages of foster care, reunification, and adoption. In over twenty years of providing mental health services, we have served thousands of local children on their journey to the care only a permanent and healthy family can provide. With almost 3,000 children in foster care annually in Multnomah County alone, our services ensure that children and family have the support they need to navigate