Our Team

 

Javiel Vega

Program Director

(718) 466-1342 Ext. 109
 

Marisol Reyes

Intake/Retention Specialist

718-466-1342 Ext. 106
 

Justen Price

Youth Advisor

(718) 466-1342 Ext. 111
 

Aralis Beato

Youth Advisor

718-466-1342 Ext. 103
 

Gibsy Lino

Youth Advisor

718-466-1342 Ext. 101
 

Dinorah Bobet

Career Advisor

718-466-1342 Ext. 102
 

Gus Cruz

Life Skills Instructor

 

Chris Garcia

Receptionist/Office Assistant

718-466-1342 Ext. 105

Javiel Vega

Javiel Vega, Program Director, L.M.S.W., joined New Settlement as Director of YAOI in July 2005 and has led its rapid expansion ever since. He brings extensive experience in running and developing programs for young adults in New York City. At the Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services (CASES), he served as Deputy Director of Case Management from 2001 to 2005 and Supreme Court Team Director from 1999 to 2001; at Safe Horizon, in the Bronx, he worked as Project Director of Bronx Family Court (1995–1998) and Domestic-Violence Supervisor  at Brooklyn Family Court (1993–1995). He earned his M.S.W. in 2008 from Hunter College School of Social Work and a B.A in Forensic Psychology, from CUNY’s John Jay College of Criminal Justice (1999). He is a Certified Field Instructor in Social Work and proficient in Spanish.

Justen Price

Justen Price, holds the B.A in Business Administration from Monroe College (2009). He joined New Settlement in February 2012. From 2011-2012 he worked at Leake and Watts as a Youth Education Counselor. Prior to that he worked with AHRC as a Vocational Rehabilitation Case Manager (2008-2012).