Freeport West Names Dorothy Abellard Interim Executive Director

Executive Director, Ramona Wilson is moving on from Freeport West to pursue other professional opportunities.  Freeport West wishes Ms. Wilson
all the best in her future work.  Given Ms. Wilson’s departure, Dorothy Abellard Freeport West Program Communications Manager, will serve as the Interim Executive Director of the agency.  Additionally, Freeport West has named Larson Allen as its interim financial management team.  The
agency will be conducting a search for a Chief Financial Officer, and hope to have a new CFO in place as soon as possible. 

For over 41 years, Freeport West has provided critical programs and services to youth who are homeless, at-risk and in-crisis. Freeport’s Board of Directors, management team and staff remain focused on the delivery of our basic needs services, and programming including Life Skills, transitional housing, education and job readiness, health and wellness, teen pregnancy prevention, young men’s programming, and leadership development efforts.

Both the Minneapolis and Saint Paul locations of Freeport West operate Monday through Friday. Youth are welcome to drop in and complete an
in-take assessment to establish the best programming and services available for them. For more information on the in-take process or to set up an appointment youth are encouraged to call 612.874.1936 (Minneapolis) and 651.222.3504 (Saint Paul).

Freeport West appreciates and acknowledges the strong support it continues to receive from funders, supporters, youth participants and the social service community.

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