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.

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Contact Us

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

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.

Program Contacts

Sarah Lunday, LICSW
Program Director
Attleboro Office
140 Park Street, 3rd floor
Attleboro, MA 02703
(508) 222-7525
Kate Engel, LMHC
Program Director
Metrowest Office
360 Massachusetts Ave, 2nd Floor
Acton, MA 01720
978-263-3427 x2800
James Falvey
Program Director
664 Stevens Road
Swansea, MA 02777
(508) 678-9059
(508) 677-0304 Ext. 3513
John "JT" Tormey
Program Director
365 East Street
P.O. Box 1148
Special Building
Tewksbury, MA 01876
(978) 851-0790 ext. 3652
Jamie Chiarelli, LICSW
Program Director
380 Massachusetts Avenue
Acton, MA 02446

Intake Phone Number: (978) 264-3553
(978) 264-3500 ext. 3508
Janet Cope-Leclair
Clinical Director
543 Newport Ave
South Attleboro MA 02703
(508) 226-6031
Rona Sandberg, LICSW
Program Director
The Trauma Center
1269 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA 02446

Metrowest Behavioral Health Center
380 Massachusetts Avenue
Acton, MA 01720
(617) 232-1303
Rachel Weidenfeld
75 Amory Street. Garden Level
Rear Entrance
Boston, MA 02119
(857) 399 1915 x 2312