Tomeaka Jupiter

Training & TA Team Lead

Tomeaka joined the national office in 2020. Prior to this, she served for 15 years as Program Manager for an HFA site in Maryland and worked collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team to expand services county-wide through a variety of funding sources. Tomeaka has experience integrating mental health and public health nursing services to enhance the service model and creating non-traditional partnerships to engage mothers that are incarcerated. She also served as a HFA Peer Reviewer and a member of the HFA National Advisory Council. In addition to her work with HFA, she has experience serving families as a mental health clinician, domestic violence shelter director, child protective services assistant and case manager for families experiencing homelessness.

Tomeaka has an undergraduate degree in Sociology with minors in Women’s Studies and Elementary Education from the University of Richmond in Virginia.  She earned a Master’s degree in Social Work at Radford University in Virginia and holds a post-graduate certificate in psychotherapy from the University of Maryland, School of Social Work. Born in Germany to parents that served in the military, Tomeaka currently lives in Maryland with her husband and three children (two young adults and one school aged). She enjoys utilizing the parallel process to serve the HFA network and partner with local programs to strengthen families and communities.