Neighborhood Connections Team

A team of dedicated Neighborhood Connections Specialists lives and work in the Northern, Central and Southern Regions of Trillium’s catchment area. The team members report to three Regional Managers. 

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Maegan Veillette
Unit Director
Black Woman Silhoutte
Melissa Eastwood
Central Region Manager
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Cecelia Peers
Southern Region Manager

The Neighborhood Connections Team puts an emphasis on:

  • Maintaining relationships with local partners and community-based organizations that offer resources related to unmet health-related resource needs that impact members.
  • Working with NC Medicaid so that they are informed of gaps and needs related to unmet health-related resource needs. 
  • Linking members to available resources to address unmet health-related resource needs, such as; housing, food, transportation, and interpersonal violence/toxic stress.
  • Promoting initiatives that contribute to health-related resources that help address members and their communities' unmet health-related needs; such as cooking classes, neighborhood walks, resume workshops, and more.
  • Works with regional partners to lead in-person orientations for new or existing members or for stakeholders who work with Trillium members. These orientations introduce Trillium, explain how to access services, and introduce local supports available.
  • Works with community partners to expand orientation to underserved areas or other stakeholder groups.

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