Stacey Bayer, Digital Food Pantry Coordinator
Stacey has a Bachelor’s of Science in Environmental Science from Binghamton University. She brings her previous pantry work in Vestal, as well as a deep passion for solving local hunger to JCCRP. Stacey runs operations in the digital food pantry working with clients, and volunteers to bring food to the people in the Rockaways.
Jackie brings with her a vast knowledge of all things housing and social services related to assist clients with housing related issues. Jackie also provides workshops to community organizations regarding housing related topics.
Racheli holds a degree in accounting and works as the Controller/ Human Resources Manager for the JCCRP.
Racheli works as a key member of the fiscal office and also ensures the fluidity of staff working as the Human Resources Manager.
Racheli can be reached at extension 6115.
Inna works as a translator and interpreter for the Russian-speaking community. She helps clients complete application forms for government benefits. She escorts clients to government agencies to assist them with their needs.
Inna can be reached at extension 6120.
Baila Gold, MSW, Housing Director
Baila has her Master’s degree in Social Work from Long Island University. Baila runs the DYCD Housing grant as well as general case management for the JCCRP.
Baila can be reached at extension 6119.
Working on a GOSR grant, Temima works to provide several kinds of assistance, with a focus on Medicare. As a Licensed Social Worker, Temima uses her skill set to help her clients with education, one-on-one counseling, assistance with Medicare enrollment, and other Medicare related issues.
Temima can be reached at extension 6117.
Micaela assists clients in ascertaining their eligibility for SNAP benefits (formerly known as the Food Stamp Program) and helping them with their applications. Micaela does extensive outreach into the Rockaway community informing people about SNAP. This is done by conducting communication activities, outreach, and application assistance.
Micaela can be reached at extension 6127.
Tzahala is completing her Master’s degree in applied Heath Science at Western University. Through her experience and knowledge within the nonprofit sector Tzahala is here to direct, coordinate, and grow the volunteer base through community engagement.
To volunteer, or to hear about volunteer opportunities, Tzahala can be reached at (516) 754-5556.
Carmen Ruiz, Housing Case Worker/ Spanish Translator
Carmen provides Case Management for our clients needing advocacy regarding various housing issues. Carmen also provides translation services for Spanish speaking clients.
She can be reached at extension 6126.
Barbara has a bachelor’s degree in Family & Consumer Studies from Queen’s College. She is certified by the National Council on Family Relations as a Certified Family Life Educator.
Barbara works as JCCRP’s Director of Holocaust Services assisting hundreds of local holocaust survivors clients in need. She is also the JCCRP’s Special Events Director, spearheading all things communication and event related.
Barbara can be reached at extension 6113.
Elisheva works as an experienced licensed social worker, serving as the Director of Social Services at the JCCRP. Also working under the SOFA grant, Elisheva provides advocacy, information and assistance related to Medicare.
Elisheva can be reached at extension 6112.