Staff Spotlight – Nicole Robinson

Photo1Meet N Street Village Permanent Supportive Housing Advocate Nicole Robinson. Nicole began working at N Street Village a year and a half ago.  As an Advocate with our Permanent Supportive Housing program, Nicole works with a team to provide intensive case management to 42 residents who live in shared apartments at our flagship location and are managing one or more of the following; chronic homelessness, mental health-related disabilities, addiction recovery and chronic physical illness or disability. Originally from Brooklyn, Nicole earned a BA in Sociology from Vassar College and an MSW from Washington University in St. Louis, MO. Let’s get to know Nicole:

NSV: What inspired you to work at N Street Village?
NR: N Street Village’s strong reputation for providing quality services to women and takes a holistic approach to recovery.

NSV: What do you do on a daily basis at N Street Village?
NR: I collaborate with my fellow intensive case management team members to provide information and encouragement to residents.  I assist residents in reaching their housing, income, education, mental and physical health, as well as substance recovery goals.

NSV: What is one of your favorite N Street Village memories?
NR: Our “Tea Time” events provide such a wonderful opportunity to laugh and celebrate with one another.

NSV: What do you wish other people knew about N Street Village?
NR: I wish for everyone to know about the level of commitment and care that goes into creating a welcoming and safe place for women.

NSV: If you could go to a concert tomorrow, what artist/group would you want to see and why?
NR: Prince!  Two words: Musical. Genius.

NSV: Describe N Street Village in 3 words.
NR: Renewal. Respect. Solidarity.

 

About nstreetvillage

N Street Village is a community of empowerment and recovery for homeless and low-income women in Washington, D.C. With comprehensive services addressing both emergency and long-term needs, we help women achieve personal stability and make gains in their housing, income, employment, mental health, physical health, and addiction recovery.
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