Vic Maloney, Executive Director
Vic helped found Seacoast Youth Services, originally known as the Seacoast Diversion Program, in 2001. He has been involved in the community for over 30 years as a coach and as both Warden and Deacon at his church. Vic was inspired to create Seacoast Youth Services to create a place where youth and their families were provided the education and services that they needed to achieve their potential in an environment that was safe, nurturing and non-judgmental. As Executive Director, Vic is responsible for setting the budget and directing the staff to provide the best possible services for the community.
Barry S. Timmerman, MLADC, LCMHC
Scott Bleakley, MSW, LICSW
Scott is the Student Assistance Counselor at Seabrook Middle School. He is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) who specializes in working with adolescents and providing substance use assessment and counseling. He has extensive experience working with children, adolescents and families and formerly worked as a clinician on the Youth Services Unit of Hampstead Hospital. Outside of SYS, Scott is maintaining an active psychotherapy private practice in downtown Exeter, NH and North Andover, MA.
Julie Golkowski, MA, PD, LCMHC
With over twenty-five years of clinical experience serving vulnerable youth and their families, Julie has offered solutions in multiple capacities. She has served as Principal Consultant in a national consulting company, Children's Director at a community menatl health center and Clinical Coordinator of a residential program for youth with histories of trauma, abuse, neglect, and juvenile justice involvement. Julie currently has a private clinical practice in Exeter, NH. Julie facilitates our parent support group and The Resiliency Project.
Stephanie Charron, MSW
Stephanie became involved with SYS in 2006, starting as an intern, then being hired as Program Director of after school and summer programs. She spent two and a half years implementing programs that fostered self-esteem, increased hope for the future and encouraged family involvement. After having been away from SYS for a couple years, when she pursued her dream of obtaining a Masters in Social Work and gained experience working with youth and families in a variety of therapeutic settings, Stephanie has rejoined SYS in the role of Social Worker. Her past experience with SYS, as well as the roles she played at a community mental health facility and a residential home for adolescent boys will prove invaluable to our team, as Stephanie brings her passion for youth and families into our Anxiety Management sessions, family intake assessments and more.
Forrest E Carter Jr, SAZ Program Director
As the Program Director at Seacoast Youth Services and the Seabrook Adventure Zone(SAZ), Forrest provides and organizes positive youth development activities during after school time, evenings, and weekends. Forrest has been working in the nonprofit sector with youth and adolescents for the past 12 years. He is completing his Masters in Humanities-Nonprofit Management and emphasizes self-leadership and development in his programming. Forrest provides direct leadership and hands-on education with youth. He is an active participant in the Lower Seacoast Youth and Family Coalition, encouraging family involvement in after school programming.
Cassandra Carter - SAZ Site Coordinator
A Seabrook resident her whole life, Cassandra is uniquely qualified to coordinate and maintain the day to day aspects of the SAZ program. Her knowledge of the school system, relationship with the teachers and emotional investment in the students is invaluable to our Homework and Adventure Zone programs. Cassandra has 8 years experience working with youth of all ages, and most recently spent Summer of 2012 as the Director of the Seabrook Rec Summer Camp. She is currently working to complete her Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice.