1ERC Main Office
100 Edgewood Avenue NE, Suite 1020
Atlanta, GA 30303
2Comprehensive Intervention Clinic
100 Edgewood Avenue NE, Suite 1025
Atlanta, GA 30303
3Behavioral Health & Outreach
100 Edgewood Avenue NE, Suite 775
Atlanta, GA 30303


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


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

Victoria Epp

Victoria Epp, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

25 years of licensed social work experience, with 10 years of post-graduate work serving individuals with mental health and/or substance abuse needs living in high risk & underserved communities. Ms. Epp is an integral member of the Integrated Care Partnership of Metro Atlanta (ICP) Program, providing individual and group-level mental health and substance abuse counseling and treatment. Vicki earned a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from Bethel College and her Master's Degree in Social Work from Wichita State University. She is also trained in Crisis Prevention & Intervention (CPI).

Jerilyn Hamilton

Jerilyn Hamilton, MA

Case Manager

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.

JP Kirk


ICP Program Coordinator

Over 15 years of experience providing direct care and prevention services as a researcher, HIV Counselor/Screener, Case Manager, and Linkage Coordinator for underserved people living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA). Mr. Kirk is a member of a multidisciplinary team of providers, responsible for integrating behavioral health treatment services with psychiatric treatment services. Jay-Paul has earned a Master in Public Health from Walden University, Master of Arts in Organizational Management and Leadership from the University of Phoenix, and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from California State University.

Sarah Montilla

Sarah Montilla, AA

Clinical Program Associate

Recently transitioned into the clinical field after 10 years of Event and Hospitality Management. As Clinical Program Associate, Ms. Montilla uses her organizational management skills to ensure that the Comprehensive Intervention Clinic operates optimally. Her duties include front-end implementation of all clinical programs, program recruitment, inventory management, and administrative support for the clinic and Restoration Project staff. Sarah is fluent in English and Spanish and serves as an on-site interpreter and a Health Educator for the Sister to Sister intervention. Ms. Montilla is a graduate of the Art Institute of New York city in Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management.

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.

Richard Hutchinson

Richard Hutchinson

Linkage Coordinator

Mr. Hutchinson has more than 3 years of experience providing direct services and program development targeting young gay/bisexual and other MSM of color, trans identified individuals of color and underserved communities. He has experience with community organization, advocacy, social marketing and community outreach with various partners, organizations and coalitions who are also committed to addressing the issues of HIV/AIDS and social justice with youth, the LGBT community and individuals of color. As the Linkage Coordinator, Mr. Hutchinson is focused on ensuring that underserved individuals living with HIV/AIDS are linked to medical primary care, health education programs and supportive services through ERC’s CDC-funded Restoration Project. He is also responsible for the recruitment, enrollment, facilitation, and retention of clients in various evidence-based interventions and administering and coordinating targeted HIV testing events.

Achieving Better Health Outcomes: One Client At A Time