Angelica Mendoza (she/her/hers)
Angelica Mendoza is a dedicated and experienced social worker who has spent over a decade working with children, adolescents, and young adults in the New York City education system. After graduating from the University of San Francisco, Angelica moved to New York to pursue her Master of Social Work degree at Lehman College. During her studies, she began working with Good Shepherd Services and discovered her passion for working with youth.
Throughout her career, Angelica has been committed to providing a safe and developmentally appropriate environment for each child or teen and their family to grow, thrive, and succeed, regardless of the challenges they face. She has worked with adolescents in suspension sites and mentoring programs and has also provided mental health services in an outpatient setting, particularly for members of the LGBTQ+ community and those presenting as neurodivergent.
Angelica is bilingual in Spanish and is available to see clients of all ages, including teens, adults, couples, and families. Her extensive experience working with diverse populations and her dedication to providing a safe and inclusive environment have made her a valuable asset to the social work community in New York City.
In addition to her work as a social worker, Angelica is passionate about community outreach and has volunteered with various organizations, including the Hispanic Federation and the Ali Forney Center, which provides shelter and services to homeless LGBTQ+ youth. Through her work and volunteer efforts, Angelica has demonstrated her commitment to making a positive impact in the lives of those she serves.