December 2021 – New Adult Family Care Director

In November 2021 Heidi Ehrenfried was promoted to the Director of Adult Family Care (AFC). She brings with her over 30 years of experience. Heidi earned her Bachelor of Science in Human Services from Framingham State University and has always had a passion for the field. She has held many positions, ranging from both Day Services and Residential settings, as well as family advocacy. Heidi joined Communitas in January 2020 as and Adult Family Care Case Manager. Prior to that she was a Service Coordinator for the Department of Developmental Services.

“The Family Support Division is excited to have Heidi Ehrenfried as director of the Adult Family/Foster Care Program.  Heidi has an extensive knowledge of the human service sector. Her leadership skills and her ability to strongly advocate for families combine to make the perfect package to lead AFC into the future.” ~ Judy SantaMaria, Director of Family Services

Heidi says what she loves most about her job is “working with the AFC team – they are amazing!”  In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her daughter and partner, talking walks, and enjoying all that they can together.  When asked if she has a favorite quote, Heidi shared, “My wish for you is that you continue.  Continue to be who and how you are, to astonish a mean world with your acts of kindness.” –  Maya Angelou.  

Congratulations on your promotion, Heidi!