Erika Key

Rebuilding Together Tampa Bay
Program Manager for Safe & Healthy Homes Program

Erika Key currently serves in the role of Program Manager for the Safe & Healthy Homes Programs for Families at Rebuilding Together Tampa Bay. She has been in this position for the past year. Erika has worked in the nonprofit sector for the past 20 years. She has provided oversight for programs such as: Day Reporting Center- A day program for individuals on parole; to provide them with classes for job readiness, drug and alcohol counseling, life skills, and re-entry support services. Re-Entry Residential Program- A minimum security residential program for individuals returning back to the community from prison with mental health diagnosis. The program provided a residential setting assisting with mental health counseling, drug and alcohol counseling, job readiness, employment placement and re-entry support services. Juvenile Detention Alternative Intitative- An evening reporting center for youth as an alternative to being placed in the county youth detention center where youth are provided opportunities for life skills, job readiness, summer employment, mentorship, art therapy and support services. Youth Residential Program- A program providing youth ages 4-18 in foster care an opportunity to remain with siblings while in care and providing youth aging out of foster care ages 18-22 supportive housing. Erika has enjoyed serving in many different capacities over the years, however, she feels most fulfilled when working with the youth. Erika has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ. She has had many trainings in Trauma Informed Care that has helped her to better serve the needs of diverse populations within the community.