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Guardian Ad Litem Services

175 Church Street, Suite 202
Naugatuck, CT 06770
Phone: 203.723.4332
Fax: 203.723.9250 

Our team is available to help journalists with key topics around mental illness, including commentary on breaking news stories, interviews, features and expert analysis.

Media Contact

Michael Mackniak, Chief Operating Officer
Phone: (203) 723-4332 ext. 101
Fax: (203) 723-9250

Guardian offers presentations, trainings and consultations throughout the year to the public, community providers, civic organizations and philanthropic groups to share our model of care coordination. Please call our office to schedule yours.


Michael Mackniak, Esq., MNMP, CBIS, NCG
Chief Operating Officer ext. 101
Sara Valentino, LCSW
Clinical Director ext. 106
Angela Caron, MSW, CBIS, NCG
Regional Director ext. 107
Jacquelyn Kercelius, Esq.
Director of Fiduciary Services ext. 122

Administrative Team

Jennifer Dauphinais ext. 111
Fernanda Regalado ext. 100
Jeanne Shepherd ext. 114
Alyvia Kripps ext. 180

Care Coordinators

Amanda Linsley, MSW
Director of Quality Assurance ext. 102
Jamie Michaud, BA
Director of Transitional Care ext. 113
Holly Rochlin, MSW ext. 116
Katelyn Palermo, MSW ext. 120
Brett Bordonaro, BA ext. 110
Tiara Lofton, MS ext. 123
Mary Sutera ext. 112
Cara Watson ext. 105
Jennifer Cruz, MSW ext. 124
Katia Reynolds ext. 121
Dana Rohlman, MSW ext. 104
Ashle Hupchick, BA ext. 118

Phone: 203.723.4332 | Fax: 203.723.9250 175  Church St, Suite 202 Naugatuck, CT 06770

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