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Family Resource Center

at Community Gatepath

Serving San Mateo County

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Staff Bios

Carolina Calderón Balladares


Watch Me Grow & Family Resource Center Manager

Carolina joined Gatepath in October 2010 and is currently the Watch Me Grow and Family Resource Center Program Manager.  She has more than 20 years of experience working in the early childhood and family services field; as a preschool teacher, ...


Ana Gomez


Family Resource Center Coordinator

Ana is the mother of two amazing boys ages 10 and 3.  Both were diagnosed with a speech delay and the oldest was also diagnosed with ADHD and mood disorder.  Finding appropriate services for her oldest son was a difficult task, particularly when ...

Cynthia Hanlon


FRC Coordinator

Family Resource Center Coordinator for CCS


Erendida Gonzalez


Bilingual Family Resource Coordinator

Erendida is the mother of two wonderful children, a 6 year old son and 4 year old daughter. Her son was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder at the age of 3. She is a longtime resident of Half Moon Bay. Erendida and her family enjoy the sense of ...


Janet Garcia


Bilingual Family Resource Coordinator

Janet joined Gatepath in November 2018. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Child and Adolescent Development focusing on Early Childhood Education with a Minor in Special Education from San Francisco State University. Janet has worked with Levana ...


Marcy Uecker


Family Resource Center Coordinator

Marcy is the mother of a 13 year old boy on the spectrum with extensive experience with autism related services.  She has been active with Autism Speaks in the Bay Area including co-chair of the Autism Speaks Walk and other activities.  She cares ...


Sandra Luna


FRC Administrative Assistant

Sandra Luna joined Gatepath in October 2018.  She has a passion for non-profit organizations that are committed to helping children reach their full potential. Before coming to Gatepath, she worked at Peninsula Family Service and Ronald McDonald ...

Shirley Poitier


Family Resource Center Coordinator

Shirley is the mother of an adult son with autism.  She’s worked with various agencies in San Mateo and Santa Clara County, as a parent and professional.  She cares deeply for parents who like herself felt unsupported during a very trying time of ...