Staff Guide

West Side Community House
9300 Lorain Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44102
Ph: (216) 771-7297

Management Team Profiles

Key_Staff_Dawn_KolografDawn Kolograf
Executive Director, Dawn Kolograf, has been director since 1991. Dawn holds a BSW from Kent State University and an MEd from Cleveland State University. Under Dawn’s leadership the agency doubled in size with the inclusion of family service programs. In 2006, after conducting a $2.3 million capital campaign, Dawn successfully saw WSCH relocated to a new, fully-accessible building in the heart of the agency’s core service area.

Key_Staff_Rachelle_MilnerRachelle Milner
Family Services Director, Rachelle Milner, LISW, holds a BSW from Clark University and an MSSA degree from Case Western Reserve University. Rachelle manages the Family-to-Family, Tapestry and Wrap4Success programs at West Side Community House which have grown to serve over 1,000 families in crisis each year. She joined the WSCH management team in 2003.

Key_Staff_Yvette_MedinaYvette Medina
Senior Services Director, Yvette Medina, created a bi-lingual, Spanish component in the program. She began as a teen intern at WSCH in 1984 and joined the senior staff in 1988. She became director in 2006. Under her leadership two WSCH senior sites were successfully merged into one, three senior programs in Cleveland closed and merged into WSCH, and the Healthy Bodies-Healthy Minds project was developed.

Ali_HeadshotAllison McClain
Youth Services Director, Allison McClain, has a BA and MA in English from University of Toledo. Allison manages the Sisterhood and Summer of Sisterhood programs and youth special events. She moonlights as an English professor at Chancellor University and also is a professional poet and musician. Under her leadership, the Summer of Sisterhood summer arts camp was developed. Allison joined WSCH in 2010.

Key_Staff_Gloria_PerezGloria Perez
Administrative Assistant, Gloria Perez, joined WSCH in 1998 after working with the Cleveland Community Building Initiative. Formerly an administrative specialist in the Army National Guard, she’s the agency’s go-to person and is bi-lingual/Spanish.


Staff Directory
When calling West Side Community House, dial (216) 771-7297, and 
enter the extension of the staff member you wish to reach when prompted.


Dawn Kolograf
Executive Director
Ext. 325

Gloria Perez
Administrative Assistant
Ext. 326

Family Services
(Family Services FAX #:  (216) 619-0701)

Rachelle Milner
Family Services Director
Ext. 346

Aubrey Brennan
Family-to-Family Resource Assistant
Ext. 323

Tasha Glover
Family-to-Family WRAP Specialist
Ext. 327

Trittorian Rice
Family-to-Family WRAP Specialist
Ext. 339

Kim Foster
Tapestry Family Advocate
Ext. 351

Maritza Matias
Tapestry Family Advocate
Ext. 336

Donniecia Worley
Wrap4Success Program Coordinator
Ext. 340

Westside Family Resource Network
Renée Aten (consultant)
WFRN Coordinator
Ext. 347

Nola Johnson
Wraparound School Coordinator for H. Barbara Booker
Cell:  (216) 544-6014

Senior Services
Yvette Medina
Senior Services Director
Ext. 303

Mikale Christian
Senior Services Assistant
Ext. 307

Youth Services
Ali McClain
Youth Services Director
Ext. 315

Rosalyn Dale, “Pinque”
Youth Services Assistant
Ext. 348