ReadyKids Offices are located at: 1000 East High Street Charlottesville, VA 22902

Contact Us:
Phone: (434) 296-4118
Fax: (434) 295-2638
Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:30-6:00, Friday 8:30-12:30

ReadyKids Staff Contact Information

Jacki Bryant, Executive Director,
Melissa Cohen, Deputy Director, ext. 234,
Laura Tomaine, Human Resource Administrator, ext. 244,

Allison Henderson, Director of Philanthropy, ext. 235,
Adriana Anderson, Philanthropy Officer, ext. 233,
Thelyssa White, Philanthropy and Community Outreach Specialist, ext. 0,

Bill Barefoot, Director of Finance, ext. 247,
Brianne Anderson, Finance Specialist, ext. 237,

Poorna Metro, Administrative Assistant, ext. 0,
Thelyssa White, Administrative Assistant, ext. 0,

Youth Counseling (Teen Counseling & Victims of Child Abuse/VOCA)
Shannon Noe, LPC, Youth Counseling Program Manager, ext. 230,
Varinia Anderson, MA, M.Ed., Bilingual Trauma Counselor,
Dee Keller, M.S.Ed., Teen Counselor, ext. 258,
Mira Levine, VOCA Trauma Counselor, ext. 277,
Natalie Martin, MSW, Trauma Counselor, ext. 224,
Katie-Anne Padalino, LPC, Senior Trauma Counselor, ext. 260,
Niti Patel, MSW, Trauma Counselor, ext. 272,
Brittany Selkregg, LCSW, Trauma Counselor, ext. 259,
Ashley Wood, LCSW, Senior Trauma Counselor, ext. 273,

24-Hour Teen Hotline
972-7233 (972-SAFE)

Early Learning Programs (Play Partners & STAR Kids)
Christy Arrington, Early Learning Program Manager, ext. 225,
Jackie Baylink, STAR Kids Educator, ext.
Alison Davison, Play Partners Assistant, ext. 236,
Loretta Willis, STAR Kids Educator, ext. 223,
Nancy Young, STAR Kids Educator, ext. 223,

Child Care Quality (CCQ)
Gail Esterman, CCQ Program Manager, ext. 228,
Cortney Davenport, Infant-Toddler Specialist, ext. 256,
Stephanie Massie, CCQ Educator, ext. 261,
Suzanne McDonald, Family Child Care Educator, ext. 249,
Christine Murray, CCQ Educator, ext. 245,

Shannon Banks, ReadySteps Program Manager, ext. 238,
Mayra Cardenas, Bilingual ReadySteps Educator, ext. 264,
Eleanor Hoppe, ReadySteps Early Learning Specialist, ext. 252,
Jennifer Fenerty, ReadySteps Educator, ext. 265,
Karolina Medina, ReadySteps Early Learning Specialist, ext. 257,
Laura (Lo) Somel, Bilingual Family Coordinator, ext. 241,

Family Support (Healthy Families & REAL Dads)
Sarah Carter, Family Support Program Manager, ext. 229,
Angel Feero, Family Coordinator, ext. 269,
Eddie Harris, REAL Dads Educator, ext. 227,
Sheria James, Family Resource Specialist, ext. 253,
Samira Khairkhawa, Family Support Worker,
Maria Lopez Carbajal, Family Support Worker, ext. 246,
Rebecca Mays, Family Support Worker, ext. 255,
Sharon Taylor, Family Support Counselor, ext. 232,

Formerly Children, Youth & Family Services (CYFS)