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Florence Young

Director of Programs

Florence Young, LCSW, is the Director of Programs at the Center for Grieving Children. Florence joined the Center in July 2018 and in her role is responsible for the Center’s program delivery including ensuring excellent care and service for families, high quality support and training for volunteers, and working with the Executive Director and Director of Philanthropy to identify and implement new opportunities for service and a comprehensive organizational strategy.


Florence brings extensive experience in serving individuals and families in our community, as well as program development, implementation and evaluation.  Florence has previously held positions at United Way of Greater Portland, Casey Family Services, Preble Street Resource Center, and Shalom House.  Florence graduated from University of New England MSW program and currently sits on the UNE School of Social Work Community Advisory Committee.

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