Our passionate team is dedicated to the successful outcomes at Children's Place.


Peggy Ford, M. Ed, Executive Director
Mary Helen Simons, LISW-CP, Clinical Director
Dorothy Hughes, M. Ed, Children's Services Director
Marilyn Harris, M. Ed, Community-Based Prevention Services Director
Lauren Molony, Community Outreach Director
Patty Jimenez, Office Manager
Rickey Stoker, Facilities Coordinator
Kathy Primus Ramsey, Transportation & Food Program Manager
Stephany Melton Hardison, MSW, Quality Assurance Coordinator

assessment and treatment STAFF

John Greco, LMSW, Family Counselor
Kara Kinard, LPC, Family Counselor
Shay McMillan, LMSW, Family Counselor
Thania Lloyd, LMSW, Family Counselor
Erika Klipa, LPC, RPT, Child & Family Therapist
Martha Portney, M.Ed, LPC, Mental Health Counselor & Play Therapist
Kathee Cammisa, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist
Teresa Stevens, Physical Therapist
Nancy Looney, MS, CCC-SLP, Speech Therapist

Community-Based Prevention Services Staff

Marie Thomas, MSCP, Case Manager
Cassandra Youmans, MA, Case Manager