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Rocio Carranza Jacinto

Rocio Carranza Jacinto

Focus Areas: Adolescent Health

Cocoon House

Everett, WA

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Rocio Carranza Jacinto

Rocio serves as the Prevention Family Advocate for Cocoon House. In this role, she is a case manager for undeserved and Spanish speaking families in Snohomish County, WA. Her responsibilities include supporting families through strengths-based engagement and motivational interviewing and setting and maintaining goals in areas such as basic needs, life skills, parenting, education, employment, health, mental health, and chemical dependency. She drafts referrals for medical, dental, mental health, and chemical dependency needs. Rocio supports and facilitates WayOUT, an educational class for strengthening parenting skills. She also manages data, reports, and client files.

The mission of Cocoon House is to empower young people, families, and the community to break the cycle of homelessness through outreach, housing, and prevention. This mission support the belief that every young people deserves the opportunity to reach their fullest potential. Cocoon House’s services include a drop-in center, family engagement, short- and long-term housing programs, and a recently opened supportive housing program for young adults. Cocoon House’s staff work with youth to access medical coverage, obtain supportive mental health services and chemical dependency referrals to culturally responsive and sensitive providers, and achieve educational and employment goals. Cocoon House is strongly committed to removing barriers and supporting inclusion and diversity in all its forms throughout the organization for staff, board, and clients served.