LOCATIONS

1ERC Main Office
230 Peachtree Street NW, Suite 1800
Atlanta, GA 30303
2ERC Clinic
230 Peachtree Street NW, Suite 1800
Atlanta, GA 30303
3Behavioral Health/Outreach
230 Peachtree Street NW, Suite 1800
Atlanta, GA 30303

HOURS

Mon-Fri 9:00AM - 6:00PM
Thur - 9:00AM-8:00PM
Saturday by appointment only!
Sunday CLOSED

OUR PROGRAM STAFF

Meet the staff members that facilitate our programs for Empowerment Resource Center (ERC)

Antonius Minniefield

Antonius Minniefield

Health Educator

Recently transitioned into the public health field, Mr. Minniefield provides direct services and conducts program development targeting young gay/bisexual and other MSM of color, trans identified individuals of color and underserved communities.  As Health Educator, Mr. Minniefield is focused on recruiting, enrolling, facilitating and retaining clients in various evidence-based interventions and administering and coordinating targeted HIV testing events through ERC's CDC-funded Restoration Project.

Jerilyn Hamilton

Jerilyn Hamilton, MA

Licensed Associate Professional Counselor

Nine years of experience providing case management services to homeless individuals struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse disorders. As a Case Manager, Ms. Hamilton is a member of a multidisciplinary team of providers, responsible for integrating HIV and HCV testing and prevention services with behavioral health treatment services. Jerilyn has earned a Master of Arts in Community Counseling from Clark Atlanta University and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Paine College.

Eleanor Hillman

Eleanor D. Hillman

Program Coordinator

Ms. Hillman has over 9 years of experience working in HIV research and outreach in underserved communities throughout Metro Atlanta. Eleanor is well known in the communities that she serves. As a Program Coordinator, Ms. Hillman is responsible for client recruitment, enrollment and linkage to care. As a Health Educator, Eleanor works with the CDC-funded Restoration Project, and group-level interventions. She is also responsible for facilitating prevention education workshops and programs and providing HIV risk reduction counseling.

Jacquanna Dickey

Jacquanna Dickey

Certified Drug and Alcohol Counselor

Ms. Dickey has more than 14 years of experience providing direct services targeting individuals struggling with addiction in underserved communities. She is truly passionate about making a difference in the lives of individuals who fight the good, the bad, and the ugly disease of addiction. She has been a Certified Addiction Counselor II for over six years. Ms. Dickey is an integral member of the Integrated Care Partnership of Metro Atlanta (ICP) Program, providing individual- and group-level substance abuse counseling and treatment. Jacquanna earned a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and minor in Sociology from Winston-Salem State University and her Master's Degree in Criminal Justice: Administration of Justice from University of Phoenix.

Kayla Washington

Kayla Washington

Client Services Coordinator

Ms. Washington has four years of experience providing direct services targeting young African-American women, underserved communities, and individuals struggling with behavioral health issues. As the Client Services Coordinator, Ms. Washington works closely with clients to provide intensive, ongoing, individualized prevention education and risk reduction counseling and support. Kayla is a senior at the University of Alabama, majoring in Health Sciences, Community Health. Behavioral Interventions: HIV Counseling & Testing; ARTAS; SIHLE; Comprehensive Risk Counseling and Services.

Betel Gebre

Betel Gebre

Data Analyst

Ms. Betel is a recent graduate with Honors from Georgia State University with a Bachelor's in Sociology and a minor in Non-Profit Leadership. She is a Certified Non-Profit Professional (CNP), which consists of a combination of classroom learning and practical skill-building activities that bolster one's ability to find a great nonprofit job and excel at it. Ms. Betel has extensive research experience within HIV & youth and HIV & intimate partner violence at Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority. Additionally, she served as the LGBT Research Associate for the Center for Civil and Human Rights. She is charged with empowering ERC to make data-driven decisions, including daily choices and long-term strategic decisions, by providing accurate, timely, and accessible data; assisting teams to derive insights from the data; and proactively providing research and/or insights to ERC based upon the data.

Kayla Washington

Aliyah Barron

Data Entry Clerk

Ms. Barron is currently studying Biological Science at Georgia State University.  After graduation, she hopes to attend a Master's graduate program in Genetic Counseling and become a Genetic Counselor.  She serves part-time at Empowerment Resource Center entering data into a proprietary database using a simple web interface, compiling statistical information for special reports; and maintaining accurate and fidelity of the data.   

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