Chief Program Officer
Chief Program Officer Veronica Arteaga, LCSW, joined Wayfinder in 2019 to oversee our foster care and adoptions, transitional shelter care (“the Cottage”) and group home programs. In her new and expanded role, her oversight will also include mental health services and medical services. She has more than 15 years of experience supervising mental health and housing programs. Veronica is a licensed clinical social worker, and she has a master’s in social work from USC, a bachelor’s from UC Santa Cruz, a pupil personnel services credential (K-12 counseling), and a certificate as a short-term residential therapeutic program administrator.