For immediate assistance call the Bridge to Home office at (661) 254-4663 during office hours or 211 after business hours and on weekends.
Ana Zelaya holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a concentration in Human Services, from Angosy University.
Deseree previously worked as a behavior interventionist providing direct support to individuals with disabilities and their families. Her goals there were to increase independence while helping to create a stronger family system. She also volunteers at a non-profit called Motivating the Teen Spirit which puts on workshops to help at-risk youth. The aim of the workshops is to promote self-esteem and help the youth reconnect with their families.
As a Housing Navigator at Bridge to Home, Deseree will coordinated outreach services and work to connect people experiencing homelessness within the system of services. Deseree is there to help people from crisis, through resources and housing stabilization
Abigail has previously worked as a behavior interventionist providing direct support to individuals with disabilities and their families. Her goals there were to increase independence while helping to create a stronger family system. She also has had experience advocating for Home Care providers as an intern in college. Her goals there were to increase member advocacy while helping to create a stronger community system. She also has volunteer experience at the Domestic Violence Center in Santa Clarita. The aim of the organization was to help women in crisis obtain safety and new homes for future independent stabilization.
As a Family Navigator at Bridge to Home, Abigail will work to connect families experiencing homelessness within the system of services. Abigail is there to help families from crisis, through resources and housing.
During her tenure with MHA she was part of a pilot team in collaboration with People Assisting the Homeless (PATH) to assist the process of successfully issuing housing vouchers for veterans through the Department of Housing and Urban Development – Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH).
Iva holds an Associate Degree in marketing from the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising and a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Human Service from the University of Phoenix. Currently, she is a 2018 Masters Social Work candidate at the University of Southern concentrating in mental health.