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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Culture Reframed

Funding generously provided by United Way of Greater Fall River and United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley

Dr. Gail Dines

Having researched and written about the porn industry for over twenty years, Dr. Dines is internationally acclaimed as the leading expert on how pornography shapes our identities, culture, and sexuality.

Aimed at addressing hypersexualized media and pornography as “the public health crisis of the digital age.”

Don’t miss this professional development opportunity!

Three Professional Seminars Available (Same content repeated at each session):

Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 1:30pm -4:00pm at Whites of Westport, 66 State Road, Westport, MA
Thursday, November 7, 2019, 9:30am – 12:00pm at Stoneforge Tavern & Publick House, 90 Paramount Drive, Raynham, MA
Thursday, November 7, 2019, 1:30pm – 4:00pm at Stoneforge Tavern & Publick House, 90 Paramount Drive, Raynham, MA
Cost $15, CEUs are available


FREE Community Event – Open to Parents, Caregivers and Community Members

Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 6:00pm – 8:00pm at Fall River YMCA, 199 N. Main Street, Fall River, MA

All guests must be 18 years or older.  Babysitting available for youth ages 3-14.

Culture Reframed responds to the pornography crisis by providing education and support to promote healthy child and youth development, relationships, and sexuality. It aims to empower participants to create positive and lasting change in families and communities

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Stephanie Joyal, or (508) 674-6111

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