Amy Lomis rejoined the staff at Adoption Network Cleveland in May 2012, as the Youth Connections Coordinator to continue her passion to provide support, education and advocacy to further permanency and healing to youth in foster care.
She has served the Greater Cleveland area as a Licensed Social Worker since 2005. Amy’s experiences include working with various needs and diverse populations, which provides her with a well balanced knowledge of community needs and resources. Prior to holding this position at Adoption Network, Amy was an Early Childhood Mental Health Therapist at the Achievement Centers for Children, providing in-home counseling to children 0-6 years of age and their families. She also has experience as a Supportive Services Case Manager at Towards Employment, providing services to assist individuals in finding and keeping employment. Earlier in her career, Amy served as a case manager in the Foster Care Unit at Berea Children’s Home.
Amy has an undergraduate degree in Social Work from Cleveland State University. She is currently earning a Master’s of Science in Social Administration at Case Western Reserve University Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences and will graduate in May 2013.
Amy understands that adoption is a lifelong journey as she is a birthmother in an open adoption. Amy’s birth daughter, Amanda, is 17 years old. Amy and her son Floyd reside in Willowick, OH. She is the youngest in a family of five daughters and enjoys spaghetti dinners on Sundays with her family.