Danielle Skelly

Coalition Team Members, Staff

AGAPE Long Island Family Support Specialist

danielle@affcny.org | 631-598-1983 X1020

Danielle began her tenure with the Coalition in April 2017, as a Family Support Specialist for the Adoption and Guardianship for Everyone (AGAPE) program on Long Island. She was familiar with the Coalition, having attended and presented at the annual conference several times.

Danielle has been connected with foster care, adoption and kinship care, both personally and professionally, for over fifteen years. She and her husband have seven adopted children from foster care, two of whom are kinship adoptions. She has worked as a parent trainer and caseworker in the foster care system for various agencies on Long Island and New York City. Danielle is also an active member of several community organizations that support families and youth, including the South Country School District School Board.

Danielle is a New York State certified MAPP trainer and has her Associates Degree in Community and Human Services. Her family continues to serve youth in the foster care system by being a licensed foster home and she serves her community through volunteering for several organizations in the South Country community on Long Island.

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