Family Promise of Greater Johnson City, TN
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Keeping Families Together

If paying by check, send donation to:
  Family Promise of Greater Johnson City
P.O. Box 205
Johnson City, TN 37605

 

Staff

Cathy Lagergren

Cathy Lagergren, Case Manager

Cathy Lagergren is the case manager for the FPJC Day Center families. She assists the families, while they are guests in the Day Center, in obtaining permanent housing, employment, and meeting other personal goals. Cathy is a Licensed Master Social Worker, who earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work in the spring of 2011and her Master’s Degrees in Social Work in the spring of 2012 at East Tennessee State University. Prior to coming to work for FPJC, Cathy worked as an intern for the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services and the Children’s Advocacy Center. Cathy has extensive volunteer experience working with families and individuals who are facing financial struggles. She also has participated in many volunteer activities include food pantries, clothes closets, St. Vincent De Paul and Coats for Kids. Cathy is originally from Madison, Wisconsin. Prior to moving to Johnson City with her family in 2005, Cathy was a church coordinator for a city-wide meal program in downtown Milwaukee. Cathy is an avid football fan, and loves the University of Wisconsin Badgers! Cathy is thankful for the opportunity to work with the guests, staff, volunteers, and board members at FPJC.
 
Brandy Lane

Brandy Lane, Case Manager

Brandy is the case manager for Family Promise’s Families Moving Home Program. She works with families facing additional difficulties and challenges in obtaining and remaining in permanent housing. Most of these families will come from the Family Promise shelter program. Brandy provides support services for these families as they locate permanent housing and work to increase their skills, income, and personal level of self-determination needed to become independent and self-sufficient. Brandy is originally from Morristown, Tennessee. Prior to moving to Johnson City with her family, she lived in South Dakota, where she obtained a BSSW from the University of South Dakota. While there she was involved in several community service and leadership roles including volunteering with Sharing the Dream, a Guatemalan non-profit organization as well as volunteering with the Lakota First Nations annual Red Road Gathering. After leaving South Dakota, Brandy obtained her Master’s degree in social work form East Tennessee State University. She interned with Family Promise for a year prior to her employment and has had several years experience working with clients with special needs as well as working with families in difficult financial situations.