ADDRESS: 350 Braden Ave., Sarasota, FL 34243 PHONE: (941) 355-7637 FAX: (941) 358-3069 Office Hours: 7:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Deborah Israel, Adult Services Assistant Director

Katie Carnes - Adults Assistant

Deborah Israel has been working with adults and children with disabilities for over a decade. She started her career by volunteering at The Lighthouse for the Visually Impaired and Blind in north Florida. Deborah moved to Bradenton where she was introduced to The Haven. She’s been working at The Haven for over 5 years in their Adult Day Program, Residential Program, and even with the Preschool. She started working with Easterseals in 2020 and is enjoying the partnership between Easterseals and The Haven. Deborah looks forward to the continuation of this partnership and to what it can bring to the people we serve. It is Deborah’s passion to help people enhance their quality of life by encouraging independence and advocating for individual rights.