Meet JRI's Service Navigator

Our Navigator personally answers questions and talks with you about resources that may be available in the community to meet your individualized needs. If you have any questions about our programs or services, or aren't sure what you need, contact our Service Navigator, Rachel Arruda, and we will get in touch with you as soon as possible.

Rachel has been a part of the JRI team since January, 2000. For over 20 years, Rachel has been working in the field of human services assisting families with accessing and navigating services. Rachel received her Bachelors degree in psychology and Masters Degree in Public Administration from Bridgewater State University. She was promoted in July 2005 to Family Networks Program Director where she closely worked with the Department of Children Families for 10 years ensuring that children and families received the highest quality of individualized services ranging from community based through residential care. Rachel is very dedicated to helping the individuals she works with and is committed to improving the lives of children and families. Rachel’s passion for creative service programming inspires her in her role as JRI Service Navigator.

Contact Us

Our office at 160 Gould StJustice Resource Institute Inc
160 Gould Street
Suite 300
Needham, MA 02494-2300
(781) 559-4900

Program Contacts

Mark Gleicher
Program Director
630 Lindsey Street
Attleboro, MA. 02703
(508) 222-5817
Mary-Jo Lavoie
Program Director
1 Vary Way
Berkley MA 02779
(508) 880-0883
Melanie Burke
Director of Rediscovery Programs
296 Newton Street Suite 150
Waltham, MA 02453
(781) 443-4940
Timothy Considine
Program Director
22 King Street
Littleton, MA 01460
(978) 831-4961
Melissa Connors, Esq., Ed.D., MBA
School Director
Mailing Address:
PO Box 1283
Forestdale, MA 02644

Physical Address:
117 Stowe Road
Sandwich, MA 02563
(508) 420-6405
(508) 420-6401
Amy Barber, M.Ed., LMHC
Head of School
6 Columbian Street
Braintree, MA 02184
PHONE: (781) 380-3945 ext. 220
Shelley Avila
Intake Admission Coordinator
6 Columbian Street
Braintree, MA 02184
PHONE: (781) 277-0676
Wendy Rosenblum
Director
380 Massachusetts Avenue
Acton, MA 01720
(978) 266-1991

JRI Service Navigator

Not Sure What's Right For You?

No problem. You can call or email us and we'll guide you to the appropriate resources.