Executive Director

Kristina Brockhouse, MSW, LCSW

 Kristina Brockhouse has been employed by Children First Center as a Clinical Social Worker for the past 7 years. Brockhouse became Executive Director in February of 2015.


Tracy Bell

Executive Assistant /

H.R. Coordinator

Finance Coordinator

Alyssa Miller


Doreen Brown

H.O.M.E. Administrative Assistant

Betsy Rodecap-Kurtz

Healthy Families Administrative Assistant

Program Managers

Maria Manuel-Slone

Healthy Families Program Manager

Maureen Prebynski

H.O.M.E. Program Manager

Program Supervisor

Carrie Langin

Healthy Families Supervisor

Clinical Staff

Nicole Mazzola-Helmkamp MSW, LSW

Family Clinician

Vikki Ratcliff, MSW, LCSW

Director of Clinical Services

Eileen Svarczkopf, MSW, LSW

Family Clinician

Dawn Scott, MSW, LSW

Family Clinician

Family Clinician


Megan Waters, MSW, LSW


Healthy Families Staff
  • Gabriela Aguirre

  • Lorie Bishop

  • Melinda Bowley

  • Tamara Dilan

  • Kristina Friend

  • Samantha Savage

  • Karen Surfus

  • Katrina Weicht

H.O.M.E. Staff
  • Bonita Byman

  • Deborah Griebel

  • Calla Taylor

  • Jenelle Vanderpool

Supportive Staff
  • Stephanie Sonnenberg

  • Sandra Close

“Helping children become all they can possibly be.”

Children First Center services are available to all individuals regardless of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, national origin, veteran status, age and/or mental or physical disability. Children First Center is non-sectarian and partially funded by the Indiana Department of Child Services (DCS).  Children First Center is an equal-opportunity, affirmative action employer and a 501(c)(3) organization.

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1752 Wesley Rd, Auburn, IN, 46706