Sarah E.G. Black
Sarah Black joined the Family Center in 2006 as a County Director before becoming Executive Director in 2016. As a master’s level, Marriage and Family Therapist she has 19 years of experience working on child abuse prevention, starting in 2001 in Hawaii on one of the oldest home visiting programs in the Country. She is a passionate advocate for families, a prolific grant writer, and an expert in childhood trauma prevention and treatment. Outside of the agency, she leans into her community through various volunteer roles including her passion for fatherhood prison ministry.
LaDanna Strong obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from North Carolina Agriclutural and Technical State University and her Master’s in Human Services with a concentration in Marriage and Family Counseling from Liberty University. She comes to the agency with 13 years of experience in the mental health field. She’s served as our intensive family preservation specialist and supervisor and the program supervisor for our Department of Juvenile Justice programs. Outside of work LaDanna serves her community through her work with Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc, to change the lives of the youth and help provide them with better access to scholarships, positive changes, and mentoring services.
Jacqueline Bennett obtained her MSW from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She enjoys serving others and has worked as a school social worker. Jacqueline also has experience providing mental health services through Intensive In-Home Services and working as a therapist at an acute psychiatric hospital.
Agency Accountant/Office Manager
Annette Dahilig has been in finance for 20 plus years; 4.5 years of the 20 years have been working with nonprofits. She absolutely enjoys the work she does with nonprofits because of the mission, which is helping families in the community. She works hard because she understands what our staff in the field may be enduring while working with families.