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Elizabeth Smiley

Director of Housing - Vita Nova Village

Elizabeth Smiley

Director of Housing - Vita Nova Village

Elizabeth Smiley is the Director of Housing at Vita Nova Village. Liz is from Northeastern Pennsylvania and relocated to Florida in 2007. Liz is a graduate of Marywood University, Scranton, PA, with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Clinical Psychology. She has enjoyed working with the Department of Children and Families in Lackawanna County, PA as a Child Protection Investigator, Adoption Specialist and Foster Home Coordinator. Prior to joining the Vita Nova family, she was a Volunteer Supervisor with The Guardian ad Litem Program in Palm Beach County supervising the Independent Living GAL’s working with teens preparing to live independently upon leaving the dependency system and providing training to certify new volunteers as well as working in Family Drug Court.

Liz derives great enjoyment in the daily interactions with the young adults that currently reside at our Vita Nova Village, as well as alumni that frequently visit “home base”, encouraging them along the way to education, employment and learning to live independently. Liz is married and resides in Jupiter with her husband and is “mom” to her adult daughter as well as to the young adults she serves.

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