Board and Staff

Our sincerest gratitude goes out to the Board of Directors and to all of the volunteers that have supported Abrigo Centre’s work during the past year. To our staff team, thank you for the professionalism, care and dedication that you give each and every day.

Board of Directors:

  • Humberto Carolo, Chair
  • Michael Borrelli, Vice Chair
  • Claire de Oliveira
  • Diana Da Silva
  • Ilda Januario
  • Lisa Melo
  • Miguel Mendes
  • Patricia Harper
  • Paula Oliveira
  • Sandra Gamboias


  • Ana Machado, PAR Program Counsellor
  • Ana Marques, Manager of Finance
  • Anderson Salvador, PAR Program Counsellor
  • Ashley de Souza, Counsellor
  • Cidalia Pereira, Supervisor, Counselling Services
  • Diana da Costa Correia, Counsellor
  • Ed Graça, Executive Director
  • Gerry Luciano, Manager, Fundraising and Communications
  • Hugo Mestre, Counsellor
  • Liliana da Cunha, Counsellor
  • Maggie Batista, Counsellor
  • Marília dos Santos, Counsellor
  • Marisa Gomes, Counsellor
  • Raji Choudhury, TAG-V Program Facilitator
  • Rosane Fernandes, Receptionist
  • Teresa Emmanuel, TAG-V Program Facilitator
  • Valéria Sales, Supervisor CSA & Coordinator of Volunteers
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