Arlene Perales


Arlene is a Jacksonville resident since 1996. Arlene’s father served in the Army and her husband as well.  Arlene resides with her 4 children and husband of 27 years. “We are a fishing Family” you will catch us on the boat ramp, in the river or on the beach.  

Arlene’s love for working with children started in 2008 when she became a substitute teacher for Duval County Public Schools and later a school Administrative Assistant for 15 years at a local Charter School. Working closely with children has always been her passion.  

Educational and Work Experience: Graduating with an Associates in Elementary Education, Bachelor’s in Human Services, and currently attending Walden University for her Masters in Social Work with a concentration in Children and Family.  

Arlene is a Certified Instructor for Youth Mental Health First Aid  and very excited to be with Breakthroughs of North Florida

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