Meet the Brownsville Management Team

Maricela Medrano – Regional Director


Maricela Medrano is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker-Supervisor and a Licensed Child Placing Agency Administrator. Maricela has been a part of A World for Children since 2005, as a Clinical Director. Then in 2012, she added the title of Regional Director and currently is overseeing the McAllen and Brownsville offices. Prior to joining our AWFC family, Maricela worked with adolescence with substance abuse issues. She also has experience working with women and families at a local domestic violence center and rape crisis center. She enjoys working with families and adolescence in particular. Maricela is a big advocate for the children in the Rio Grande Valley, to ensure a safe return to their biological families. She is very passionate about the mission of A World for Children and works diligently to ensure all of the children and families in Our World are taken care of.

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