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Carrie Collins

Family Advocate Services Director
Link Family Resource Center

Affinity Group Facilitator

Carrie Collins is the Family Advocate Services Director for the Link Family Resource Center, and also the Program Manager for Transitional Food and Shelter in Atascadero. 


For the past 8 years, Carrie was a Training and Consulting Specialist with Strategies 2.0 at Children’s Bureau. She provided services throughout the state to assist organizations and individuals in their work with family strengthening and prevention of child abuse and neglect.


Carrie received her Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership from Ashford University, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management from the University of Phoenix. Her background includes over 20 years in the Head Start and Migrant Head Start program in Parent Involvement and Leadership, and Staff Career Development and Training. She served two years in AmeriCorps providing pesticide safety training to farmworkers throughout the state of Utah.


Carrie and her husband share the joy of being parents to 4 grown children, and grandparents to 3 grandsons, with a new grandbaby due in July.