Onondaga County’s Helpline is a free resource that provides human services information and referrals to the citizens of the Central New York community 24 hours a day (click here)…
Helen Malina describes herself as “a deeply committed ecumenist, as well as a person of faith, first.” She has over 25 years professional experience running not- for-profit programs dealing with vulnerable populations, addressing social service, trauma, violence, juvenile crime, mental health and employment issues.
“It is a great privilege to work for at InterFaith Works, an agency which so completely embodies my personal sense of values and ethics as well as with a staff who take this work so seriously,” says Helen. “It is such a perfect home for the Center for New Americans! We literally have the world at our doorstep every day, and have countless opportunities to affirm dignity for these extraordinary human beings.
Helen is a graduate of Mt. Holyoke College (B.A. Sociology/Anthropology) with a Master’s Equivalent from the University of Miami, Doctoral Program, in Clinical Psychology. “I am blessed to be grandmother, mother, sister, and aunt. Whenever possible, I hike and garden. I am an avid participant in all things Dog. My focus, strength, and direction come from a faith community rich in contemplative practices and centering prayer.”