Melanie Skillin currently serves as the Program Manager for Veterans Communities. She previously oversaw the Pima County Housing First and Scattered Site programs. Since its inception, Pima County Housing First has received over 1,000 referrals to date. Likewise, the Scattered Site program has forged a community partner with HOM, Inc, creating stability for clients and the program. Melanie also oversaw the Rapid Rehousing Grant and the Navigation Grant to their successful completion. She enjoys serving on the Employee Recognition Group and the Racial Equity Committee.
Melanie has worked in the recovery field since 2015. She is a Certified Trauma Support Specialist through the Arizona Trauma Institute, SOAR certified as well as PRSS certified. Melanie brings a vast amount of lived experience to the team and is able to use this when working with clients and staff. She brings the spirit of hope and her personal motto of “Everything if figureoutable” to every problem, knowing that there is a solution. Melanie has been with Old Pueblo Community since December 2019.
In her spare time, Melanie enjoys cooking, baking and spending time with her family and friends.