Our Team

Purpose & Dedication

Helping Hands for Better Living

Program Director

Program Director Christina Llewellyn has been with Helping Hands for Better Living for over fifteen years.  Her study in social work and proven leadership have provided a solid foundation for our program.

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Staff Registered Nurse

Nurse Vanessa, as we affectionately call her, oversees the personal and medical health care needs of our day program participants.  Her professionalism and attention to detail ensure only the best quality of medical care is provided within our facility.

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Activity Director

Activity Director, Mr. Mark has been in charge of the daily activity programming at Helping Hands for Better Living for the past ten years. There is never a dull moment for participants when Mr. Mark is around. 

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Activity Coordinator

Activity Coordinator Otoniel "Otto" Garcia brings out the best in our participants each day through his positive interaction and playful manner.  Otto is bi-literate in English and Spanish and brings experience in social work to the Helping Hands for Better Living team.

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Staff Chef

Helping Hands for Better Living's professional chef Francisco Sarbia brings unparalleled quality ingredients and recipes to meet each participant's unique dietary needs.  He aims to please even the pickiest eater and we are grateful to have him on our team.

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Senior Admin Staff

Michelle Trujillo has been with the Helping Hands for Better Living team for over five years.  From coordinating OC ACCESS accounts to fielding daily inquiries, Michelle is a very important part of the day-to-day operations at the center.