Director of Adoptive Services
Linda is the Director of Adoptive Services in our New Port Richey adoption agency office. For over 16 years, she has devoted herself to helping people through the adoption process. Linda has used her knowledge gained through her degrees in Human Development and Mass Communications with a minor in Management to help develop adoption procedures and training materials for the state of Florida. Linda went on to grad school and focused on Marketing and Social Work. She is a Child Welfare Case Manager Supervisor, certified Adoption Specialist, and Child Welfare Trainer for Florida.
Linda is an expert in adoption policies and procedures of Florida laws. In addition, she performs adoption home studies and post-placement supervision reports, maintaining and following the ICPC procedures for the State of Florida. With Linda at the helm, you know when you work with our Florida adoption agency, your adoption experience will be properly and professionally handled.
Connecting to the community through educational outreach is of great importance to Linda. She is dedicated to helping birth mothers have a positive adoption experience and supporting adoptive families as they go through their adoption journey.
Linda’s passion is mentoring, and she lives that passion at work and during her off time. She is so supportive of her team in our adoption agency in Pasco County that she is known as “the cheerleader” of the office. Linda also volunteers in addiction and recovery programs, where she provides counseling, support, and coaching to young people who struggle with addiction issues.
She assists birth mothers to ensure their pregnancy option is a healthy experience for her, assists prospective adoptive families through the process, assigns and or completes adoptive home studies and post placement supervision reports for the State of Florida and maintains and follows procedures involved with ICPC.
Linda enjoys connecting people and watching them succeed. She is often called “the connector” or “the cheerleader” as she watches people grow in their passion. If she had to declare her own passion, it would be mentoring.
When Linda does have any spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family. They love to go boating! Linda also is a fan of up-and-coming local musicians and enjoys quilting, reading, and gardening.