VISIT OUR OFFICE AND MEET OUR STAFF

Chance 4 Change provides services to individuals throughout California. We currently have six local offices:

Humboldt County
*Serving Clients of the Redwood Coast Regional Center
525 Second Street
Old Town Eureka, California 95501
Telephone: (707) 443-8601
Facsimile: (707) 443-8605

Humboldt County
*Serving Clients of the Redwood Coast Regional Center
3008 Broadway Street, Suite C
Eureka, California 95501
Telephone: (707) 798-6054
Facsimile: (707) 798-6053

Del Norte County
*Serving Clients of the Redwood Coast Regional Center
475 H Street
Crescent City, California 95531
Telephone: (707) 464-0100
Facsimile: (707) 464-0101

Mendocino County
*Serving Clients of the Redwood Coast Regional Center
417 Talmage Road, Suite D
Ukiah, California 95482
Telephone: (707) 463-1989
Facsimile: (707) 463-1986

Contra Costa County
*Serving Clients of Regional Center of the East Bay
2116 Banner Court
Martinez, California 94553
Telephone: (209) 870-9590
Facsimile: (888) 865-2572

Amador County
*Serving Clients of the Valley Mountain Regional Center
19999 HWY 88
Pine Grove, California 95642
Telephone: (209) 296-4555
Facsimile: (209) 296-4557

Alameda County
*Serving Clients of the East Bay Regional Center
2001 Addison Street, Suite 300
Berkeley, California 94704
Telephone: (916) 870-9590

Our staff has over 50 years combined experience working with individuals with disabilities. Please feel free to contact any one of us should you have any questions.

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Jill Powell
jillp@chance4change.net

Jill Powell is the CEO and Program Director of Chance 4 Change. She has over 20 years of experience working with Autism, Mental Illness, Traumatic Brain Injury, Severely Emotionally Disturbed, Deaf, Blind and Developmentally Disabled. Jill has also acquired a wide variety of specialized skills in the social services field. Her job experiences include being a Job Coach, ILS Instructor, Group Home Facilitator, Psychiatric Technician, Emergency Medical Technician, General Rehabilitation Practitioner and a Sheltered Workshop Supervisor.

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Ericka Everhart
erickae@chance4change.net

Ericka Everhart is the Regional Director for Chance 4 Change offices located in Humboldt and Del Norte counties. Ericka has over 20 years of experience working with Autism and Williams Syndrome beginning when her daughter, Raeā€™ven, was diagnosed with both at the early age of one.

Since beginning work with Jill 13 years ago as a personal care attendant, Ericka has gained experience working with various types of disabilities including developmental disabilities, Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida, Fragile X Syndrome, vision impairments, traumatic brain injuries, and mental health issues such as personality disorders, schizophrenia, Obsessive Compulsive disorder and bipolar disorder. Ericka also gained experience working with individuals with Diabetes and other intensive medical conditions, including seizure disorders, COPD, MRSA, and Hepatitis.

Ericka has had success working with the local probation/parole departments, reporting and following court orders and state laws on behalf of consumers who are on probation and/or parole. She also works with other local agencies such as Child Protective Services and the Department of Health and Human Services. Ericka has been a facilitator for the Eureka chapter of People First for over 2 years, helping to organize community events and fund raisers for the group.

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Sherri Adams
SherriA@chance4change.net

Having raised daughters with special needs Sherri brings that perspective and passion to the work she has engaged in for thirty plus years. Sherri's experience includes Medical Records Administration; spearheading a successful agency that met the needs of children with special needs and their families; Mental Health experience as a Family Partnership Specialist; support group leader, speaker, advocate and teacher for the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, caregiver and instructor in both day program and SLS/ILS environments.

During the time Sherri has worked for Chance 4 Change she has served as a caregiver, instructor, Client Services Facilitator, Assistant Program Manager, Program Manager and she is now in Quality Assurance. Sherri believes clients deserve to be treated with the same respect we would afford our own family members if they were in need of services and her goal is to ensure that Chance 4 Change provides optimal care while prioritizing the health, safety and dignity of each client.