Rhode Island Chapter
Carmel Lombardi has been interested in social work for a very long time, starting when she was in her late teens, volunteering to play with children in a group home This experience opened her eyes to the field of social work, where she has found joy and fulfillment ever since. Carmel has been a therapist in private practice since 2019. Previously she worked in an agency where she led foster parent trainings and provided therapy to adoptive and foster parents. She is a mother as well, of two biological children and two children adopted from foster care. Supporting foster youth is an issue she feels passionate about and has been doing her whole professional career. Carmel is excited to be involved with A Home Within.