To inquire about our services or to make an appointment, please call our main office at (617) 238-2430, or our Worcester office at (508) 756-7557. For services in Lynn, please contact our main office. You can also email our front desk in JP at: [email protected].

Boston Staff:

Mariam Gas – Executive Director


Anab Egal – Director of Finance & Administration

Abdirizak Aden – Accounts Payable

Social Services & Refugee Resettlement:

Naima Agalab – Director of Social Services

Sadia Fadil – Resettlement Coordinator

Fred Mbuga – Resettlement Case Worker

Rand Chaqmaqchee – Resettlement Case Worker

Moira Lucey – Programs Director

Eleanor Burks – Intern

Taylor Resteghini – Intern

Counseling Services:

Dr. Jean Wilkinson – Director of Clinical Operations

Dr. Lisa Fortuna – Licensed Psychiatrist

Saida Abdi, LICSW – Therapist

Carmel Drewes, LICSW- Clinical Services Manager

RIAC Worcester:

Derrick Kollie- Lead Case Manager

Mustafa al-Rubaye – Refugee Case Worker

Meg Gallo – Match Grant and Preferred Community Specialist

Christina Brehany – PC Coordinator

Andrew White – AmeriCorps Volunteer


RIAC Lynn:

Maka Osman – Program Coordinator

Nihad Alshaheri – Community Case Manager

Fatuma Egal – Community Case Manager