Tondrea Leach, LCSW
Tondrea Leach has been a Licensed Clinical Social Worker since 2011. Tondrea worked as a Victim Advocate on Camp LeJeune, worked with the Onslow County Department of Social Services for 17 years to gain her experience in Child Welfare, Adult Services and Economic Services. Tondrea is a social worker, parent educator, a North Carolina state trainer and an Adjunct Professor at UNCW. Tondrea enjoys serving her community through community events and fundraising at PEERS. Tondrea is a member of a local church, member of several community boards and committees in Onslow County.
Samantha has been with us since June of 2021 as our Processing Assistant. Samantha grew up at PEERS, between volunteering in childcare and fundraisers throughout the years. She has always wanted to make a meaningful impact in our community and she looks forward to doing that everyday at PEERS. Samantha is a Notary Public and a Child Passenger Safety Technician serving all of Onslow County. Samantha enjoys hiking on the weekends with her husband, dog and 4 children.
Parent Education Enhancement
Katie has experience in all program areas of PEERS; Childcare, APP and Parent Ed. She is trained in ALL of the parenting curricula's offered at PEERS and loves working with parents to improve their skills. Katie has practical knowledge and tons of on the job training through her family of 10 children, many foster children and many grandchildren.
Social Worker, Adolescent Parenting Program
Meghan is a Jacksonville native, raising three children with her husband of ten years. She loves working with families to become the best parents they can possibly be, and believes parenting is a constant learning experience! Serving her community through partnership and collaboration is her everyday goal and she looks forward to working with families through the PEERS APP program.
CSSA, Adolescent Parenting Program
Jinwon is originally from South Korea. Jinwon has traveled to Japan, Africa, and Europe. This gave her a ton of life lessons and the ability to work with a variety of people with different cultures. She moved to United States 8 years ago when she was just 22 years old. Jinwon started working at PEERS September of 2020. She loves serving her community and helping teen parents and their children. She has one child, whom she adores.
Teacher in Childcare
I believe that all children should be acknowledged, respected and treated as the tiny humans they are, their needs, wants, likes, dislikes Etc. They are the future of this world. While I do not have any children of my own I have always valued the way that I have an understanding and ability to connect with them.
It is my utmost duty to make your little ones in my care feel safe, heard, validated and help build their confidence in all areas. My goal is to help build a foundation of milestones that help your little one in my care for their oh so bright future ahead.
Teacher in Childcare