Donikea Austin, Program Coordinator for Youth Services
Phone: (216) 482-2334
Donikea serves as Program Coordinator of Youth Services, where she works collaboratively with youth to identify their needs. She implements avenues of support, advocacy, and education to further permanency and healing through coordinating youth-centered programs and activities. She coordinates the Get Real group and Cooking with Cuyahoga's Kids for teens in foster care, the Youth Support Group for adoptive, kinship, and foster families, and other programming for youth.
Donikea spent three years as a Community Psychiatric Treatment Specialist (CPST) at Beech Brook and three years with autistic youth and youth in residential treatment at Bellefaire JCB. She holds a B.S. in Psychology and Family Studies from Baldwin Wallace University and a graduate certification in Counseling from Capella University.