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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Corey Meurer

Corey Meurer is currently the Building Communities of Care (BCC) Director of Operations.  Corey is responsible for the oversight and implementation of the BCC curriculum across all JRI sites, which currently consists of over 85 trainers.  Prior to joining JRI, Corey worked with the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and the YMCA.  Corey has been with JRI for seven years, working in various roles at the Walden Street School, Glenhaven Academy, and Pelham Academy.  As an administrator in the residential settings, Corey focused on the training and development of staff to provide a safe and trauma-informed environment of care.  Corey also worked to provide identity building and independence opportunities through vocational and competency programming.  Corey represents BCC at national conferences and consults with various settings in regards to BCC implementation.

Corey Meurer, BCC Trainer

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