INTERNAL EMPLOYEE RISEN THROUGH THE RANKS – Recently, long time employee of Families in Transition – New Horizons, Meghan Shea, LICSW, MLADC, of Manchester, NH, was promoted to a newly created position as Clinical Director. In this new role, she’s responsible for the oversight of the agency’s supportive housing and substance use treatment programs.

MANCHESTER, NH – Families in Transition – New Horizons (FIT) in Manchester, NH, recently promoted Meghan Shea, LICSW, MLADC, to the Clinical Director position.  Meghan is responsible for the oversight and management of the agency’s supportive housing and substance use treatment programs.

Meghan Shea has been working for Families in Transition – New Horizons for over 10 years, beginning as a Treatment Coordinator with her Bachelor’s degree from the University of New Hampshire (UNH), then earning her Masters in Social Work from UNH.  With her Masters and dual licensure, she has specialized in women, homelessness, trauma and substance use disorders.  With this specialty, she held positions with Families in Transition – New Horizons including Therapist and Program Manager of the Family Willows Substance Use Treatment Center in Manchester, NH.

Ms. Shea currently serves as the Vice President of Treatment for the New Hampshire Alcohol and other Drug Service Providers Association Board of Directors and is a current member of the Manchester Substance Use Collaborative and the NH Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors Association. In addition, she is a therapist with the Bedford Family Therapy, LLC, a private group practice, in Bedford NH.

Families in Transition – New Horizons is a nonprofit organization that provides safe, affordable housing and comprehensive social services to individuals and families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, enabling them to gain self-sufficiency and respect. FIT also owns and operates two thrift stores in Manchester and Concord, NH, which serve as the economic engine to help pay for services they provide. For more information about FIT, its programs and stores visit or call 603-641-9441.


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