Samantha McManus

MARGATE – Jewish Family Service of Atlantic and Cape May Counties has announced that Samantha McManus, LCSW, has been promoted to the position of senior director of Community Wellness.

McManus will oversee the management of various mental health programs including Healthy Community Initiatives, Integrated Case Management Services, Supportive Housing, and Intake Services. She will also be instrumental in conducting research for grant proposals related to her areas of responsibilities as well as coordinate community outreach activities.

Prior to her promotion, McManus excelled as the agency’s director of Mental Health Services where she handled the day-to-day program management of ICMS, At-Risk Supportive Housing, and the Intake Services departments. During her eight-year tenure as a JFS staff member, McManus has also held the positions of associate director of admissions, community support services supervisor, mental health justice involved services case manager, and enhanced supportive housing case  manager.

McManus graduated with a master of social work degree from Rutgers University and a bachelor of social work degree from the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey.

“Sam’s career experience, coupled with a keen knowledge about mental health programs and being an advocate for those in need, makes her the ideal person for this agency role,” JFS COO Ann Thoresen said. “Sam and her team will continue to provide quality, mission-driven services to people in the community.”

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Nanette LoBiondo Galloway

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