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.
Rick joined JRI in 1987 as Contract Manager and transitioned to Director of Contracts and Information Technology. His expertise in managing complex public and private grants and contracts contributed to JRI’s extraordinary growth in the last three decades. Rick led the adoption of formal computer systems and telecommunications that is now integral to JRI’s operations. During his tenure, he acted as project manager in the construction of new and renovated properties to serve the growing needs of vulnerable populations. Rick developed model reporting formats that have became standard for state and community-based agencies, and participated in numerous workshops nationwide to demonstrate successful capacity.