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Providing dependable and compassionate care.

The people and practices at Joya Child & Family Development are the driving force behind the care, comfort and transformation we provide children aged 0-3 with delays and disabilities. We provide comprehensive services and a personalized comprehensive program of assessment, therapy, education and support. This devotion is what allows us to make a lasting impact in children’s lives. The resources we provide, in concert with comprehensive care for children and their families, drive change in our community.

Medical Records Specialist / Scheduler

An alumni mom, Jodi developed a passion for the early intervention services that Joya provided for her daughter. Her desire to share the significance of the program with others led to Jodi volunteering in the classroom, speaking at local elementary schools for the annual penny drive, and helping out at…

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Maintenance Manager

Steve White grew up in Spokane with a sister and two brothers. He’s married to Karla and has two children and three grandchildren. When Steve isn’t busy making sure the children’s center building is in top condition for our children and families, he enjoys backpacking and traveling with Karla.

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Capital Campaign Manager

Teresa joined the Joya Child & Family Development Team in 2018. Prior to that she worked for 12 years in the Eastern Washington University office of Marketing & Communications. Teresa was introduced to Joya when she first moved to Spokane in 2002, during their annual Penny Drive. She never imagined that…

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Development Assistant

Born in Anchorage AK, Karin has lived in Spokane since she was 2. She now has three grown children and a big fluffy orange cat named baby cat. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling and exploring new places, playing board games and reading. Rabbits are her favorite animal…

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Community Relations Manager

Melodie is a lifelong Spokanite who enjoys visiting her grown sons, watching superhero movies with her husband, spending time with family and friends and exploring local parks with her dog (on-leash, of course). Other pastimes include making soap with friends, traveling to places with pretty landscapes…

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Events Manager

After moving from Los Angeles to attend Gonzaga University, Tammy enjoyed volunteering as a way to get familiar with her new surroundings. Inspired by many people she met and organizations she learned about along the way, her various experiences ultimately led her to seek a career in the nonprofit sector.

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Human Resources Generalist

Sarah was raised in southern Idaho and attended school at the University of Idaho. She first set sight on becoming a teacher, but as a child of a small business owner, ended up transitioning over to study business, specifically Human Resources.

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