Debi Belkin and Sarah Segura Step Up to Co-Lead Friends of Children

Sarah Segura and Debi Belkin in front of a Friends of Children banner

Friends of Children, Inc. (FOC)  is excited to announce new leadership at the organization effective February 1.

New Co-Executive Directors Debi Belkin, MSW, LICSW and Sarah Segura, MSW, LCSW  are co-directing Friends of Children after years of serving FOC in other management roles. 

“After a long search process and evaluation of the needs of Friends of Children, the Board is very excited to endorse this new leadership model. With the appointment of Debi and Sarah, we have the benefits of Debi’s extensive knowledge and professional experience coupled with Sarah’s new perspective, energy, and commitment to serving our children and families,” said Jo-Anne Vanin, President of the Board of Friends of Children, Inc. 

Debi Belkin has more than 40 years of experience advocating for court-involved children and adolescents in Massachusetts including more than 30 years as a supervisor at the Department of Children and Families. She has most recently been the Director of Programs at FOC.

Sarah Segura has been with FOC since 2021, sharing her experience in advocacy, case management, and program development–as well as a passion for working with individuals and families of diverse cultural backgrounds. She has most recently been the CASA Program Manager at FOC.  

Please join us in welcoming Debi and Sarah to their new roles.