Edwin Meléndez

Veteran In-Reach Peer Specialist
617-367-6447 ext.12

Edwin focuses on engaging homeless veterans within community-based organizations. He links them to appropriate housing and services, and he assists them in securing federal, state and municipal benefits. Edwin draws on years of experience in the nonprofit sector, where he worked on a variety of issues, including homelessness, substance abuse, behavioral health challenges, and family dynamics. Edwin also served in the Marines during peacetime. He has his M.Ed in Counseling and Psychology and Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS) in Advanced Mental Health Studies from Cambridge College.