Nicole L. Cicogna
Executive Director

“I am blessed to lead such an amazing organization that serves so many families in Hell’s Kitchen. Every day I get to experience pockets of joy and laughter, struggles and triumphs, hopes and fears. May your days at work be as rewarding as mine.”

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Lezlie Riddles
Director of Administration

"Being a part of the Hartley House Staff makes me feel grateful to work with a fabulous group of individuals who all come to work with the same goals, to better our organization and community. Hartley House is filled with beautiful souls."

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Megan L. Ducoff, MSW
Assistant Executive Director

"I feel privileged to be a part of Hartley House and its mission. Each day I am amazed by the warmth of the community, the strength of the people we serve, and by the commitment of the Hartley House team. This is truly a place devoted to doing good for others."  

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Yesenia Zuniga, MSW
Director, Home Outreach Program for Elders

“As they share their life stories, wisdom & culture, I have learned to be a stronger advocate for them. Beyond measures it is an immense tribute to them and a rewarding experience as a Social Worker.”

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Meshael Eady
Director, Facilities & Maintenance

"I love what I do for a living, and I am proud to do it for such graceful and selfless people. I never knew such a place existed where people are dedicated to serving their community. Hartley House has given me the exact position I wanted and needed. The house is full of positive energy, which makes me want to go the extra mile improving the facility for you all."

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Mia Muratore
Director, After School & Summer Camp Programs

“Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life! Tip toe if you must, but take the step!”

Hartley House has given me the opportunity to take that step and I am so grateful to embark on this new adventure. 

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Jil Novenski
Development Coordinator

"If you find it in your heart to care for somebody else, you will have succeeded."
                                   -Maya Angelou

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Donniese Borrow
Space Rental Coordinator

“The most successful event is the one that achieves your goal and exceeds your expectations”- unknown

"As part of the Hartley House family it’s always my goal to operate with the spirit of excellence. Providing rental space that will help create memorable experiences and events."

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Patricia Peterson, LCSW
Social Worker, Home Outreach Program of Elders

“I love working with Home Outreach Program for Elders. It is rewarding to provide direct support to at-risk older adults living in the neighborhood. Each relationship is unique, and our clients are diverse and interesting. I feel like our program makes a real difference in the community, and that our clients give us inspiration every day.”

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Erica Escobar

Case Manager, Home Outreach Program for Elders

“Be the change you wish to see in the world”  -Mahatma Ghandi

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Danielle Yevsa, CB


"Hartley House’s ideals and mission is powerful!  I am honored to be a part of this team that works tirelessly to provide a safe, welcoming, and nurturing environment for so many. "

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