Staff / Wendy Velez


Wendy Velez, Program Director, Sarah Powell Huntington House 

Wendy Velez is a skilled team leader with over 12 years of experience managing Case Management staff at Basic Housing, Inc. and Acacia Network servicing homeless families in the Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan. For the past two years, Wendy has been highly effective as Assistant Director at WPA’s Huntington House residential facility and has helped many families move into independent housing.  Huntington House has been a leading City-wide performer in terms of placing families into permanent housing under her leadership. Wendy is a Brooklyn native and proud mother of four children.

"WPA programs address each client’s individual needs and strengths, working with each woman as a whole person."
- Piper Kerman, WPA Board
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