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Bacon Street Hires Three New Staff Members

Bacon Street Youth and Family Services is proud and happy to announce the hiring of three new staff members.

Dr. Annie VanSkiver is the new Clinical Director and responsible for the oversight and management of Bacon Street's Clinical Treatment Program for adolescents, young adults, and their families. She has a background working with youth and a passion to make a difference here in Williamsburg. Dr. VanSkiver is a Clinical Psychologist and previously worked at Eastern State Hospital, where she served for the past 9 years.

Ms. Erin Ellis is joining Bacon Street as the new Prevention Director. Ellis is heading up the prevention team for the agency. Her responsibilities will include school and community-based prevention programming and activities. Erin is finishing up her Master's Degree in Counseling from Capella University.

Ms. Andrea Claiborne, a licensed Clinical Social Worker, is one of Bacon Street's new Clinicians. As a part-time clinician, Andrea will be working as a member of the clinical team, seeing youth and families who are struggling with substance use and/or mental health disorders. Andrea grew up in the Williamsburg area and is excited about joining the team at Bacon Street.

"We are thrilled to have these phenomenal professionals joining the Bacon Street team, and we are looking forward to serving even more youth and families through our prevention and treatment programs," says Kim Dellinger, Executive Director. "These women will allow bacon street to take on more clients, and continue to grow our prevention programs in the community."

About Bacon Street Youth and Family Services

Founded in 1971, Bacon Street Youth and Family Services is a private, not-for-profit organization that provides services to young people and families affected by substance abuse and/or mental illness in James City County, York County, the City of Williamsburg and the City of Poquoson. To learn more about their services and how to help, visit www.baconstreet.org or call at 757-253-0111.

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