Natasha is one of JFCS’s bilingual case managers serving local Holocaust survivors, as well as organizing monthly Café Europa events that provide social, recreational and life-enrichment activities for them.
Born and raised in Moscow, Russia, Natasha first came to the Pacific Northwest as a U.S. Forest Service summer volunteer on Mt. St. Helens in 1993. With a Master of Science degree, she taught Biology and English in Moscow, and was a Research Assistant and Bicultural QMHP at OHSU’s Psychiatry Department for 13 years. Before joining JFCS, Natasha also worked as a Certified Enrollment Specialist at Coalition of Community Health Clinics (CCHC) where she helped tri-county low-income residents to navigate through healthcare system.