Program Coordinator, Adult Adoptees and Birthparents
Amy Lomis rejoined the staff at Adoption Network Cleveland in May 2012, as the Mentoring Coordinator in our Permanency Champions Mentoring Program. Since then, she has taken on the role of Program Coordinator, Adult Adoptees and Birthparents, to pursue her passion of supporting and advocating for all who are touched by adoption and foster care.
She has served the Greater Cleveland area as a Licensed Social Worker since 2005. Amy’s experiences include working with people of varying needs and diverse populations, which has provided her with a well-balanced knowledge of community needs and the associated resources. Prior to holding this position at Adoption Network Cleveland, Amy was an Early Childhood Mental Health Therapist at the Achievement Centers for Children, providing in-home counseling to children up to 6 years of age and their families. She also has experience as a Supportive Services Case Manager at Towards Employment, providing services to assist individuals in finding and keeping employment. Earlier in her career, Amy served as a case manager in the Foster Care Unit at Berea Children’s Home.
Amy has an undergraduate degree in Social Work from Cleveland State University. After working in the social work field for several years she returned to graduate school and earned a Master’s of Science in Social Administration at Case Western Reserve University Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences.
Amy understands that adoption is a lifelong journey as she is a birthmother who chose to make an open adoption plan for her birth daughter, Amanda. Amy and her son Floyd reside in Willowick, OH. She is the youngest in a family of five daughters and enjoys Sunday dinners with her family.