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Pat Ford, Founder/ Executive Director


Gwen Jones, Chief Operating Officer


Ashley Patterson - Executive Secretary


Liz Duncan – Program Director


Jennifer Smith - Coordinator of Literacy

Jenin Ferrond- Program Coordinator/ Bilingual


Valli Jones - Director of Housing

     ~It takes a village~

It takes a village to raise a child is an African proverb that means that an entire community of people must interact with the children for those children to experience and grow in a safe and healthy environment!



~DCFI Board of Directors~

Bobby Ford - President 

Chris Daniels - Treasurer

Ashley Patterson - Secretary

Pastor Jeanette Cobbins - Board of Directors

Janet M. Brooke - Board of Directors/ GW

Merlene Harris - Board of Director (R.I.P)


~DCFI Youth Executive Board~

Abigail West- Youth President

Kennedy Cumbo- Youth Vice President

Gabrielle Crittendon - Youth Secretary

Gabriel Jones- Youth Treasurer

Aniyah Cleveland- Youth Assistant Treasurer

Jada Tommons- Programmer

Matthew Ford - Young Adult Chaplain

We are seeking Board Members!

Please contact us at (972) 464-7553 

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