Meet the Haven Team

Haven's Administrative Team

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Charley Smith, LCSW

Executive Director

As Executive Director, Charley supports the mission of the agency by overseeing and directing planning, management and 

organizational direction for Haven’s operations and programs.

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Christine Hazelett, LCPC

Clinical Director

As Haven's Clinical Director, Christine strives to create and promote an environment for clients and staff that is nurturing and supportive of positive change and growth. 

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Jimena Escurra, LCPC

Crisis Intervention Manager

As Haven Crisis Intervention Manager, Jimena is committed to work with youth and families facing life journey challenges, by supporting them on becoming better equipped to manage conflict and achieving their goals.

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Kate Versage, MA

IYIP Program Manager and Fundraising Coordinator

As Haven's Fundraising Coordinator and Illinois Youth Investment Program Manager, Kate consistently works towards creating opportunities where youth, especially LGBTQ+ and at risk youth, feel seen and heard.

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Haven's Clinical Team

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Vanessa Cisneros, PsyD

Counselor and Outreach Specialist

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Chetana Rao

Clinical Intern

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Jill Zakon Leonard

Intake Coordinator/Counselor

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Spring Buds

Coming Soon

Counselor and Crisis Interventionist

We are hiring! Learn more about this position here.

Interested? Contact Christine for a phone interview. 

Haven's Illniois Youth Investment Program (IYIP) Team

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Autumn Maraviglia

IYIP Case Manager

Hello my name is Autumn Maraviglia and I am one of the Case Managers here at Haven. I work specifically in the IYIP LGBTQ program that Haven offers located in Lake Bluff. I recently graduated with my BSW from Aurora University and am currently working towards my masters. Before becoming a case manager I used to be a kindergarten teacher. Helping children has always been a passion of mine and I’m so excited to be able to support and guide young individuals throughout life itself.

Learn more about Autumn

Contact Autumn

Spring Buds

Coming Soon

IYIP Case Manager - Part-Time

We are hiring! Learn more about this position here.

Interested? Contact Kate for a phone interview.