Chelsea Nelson-Dorsey
Coordinator of Outreach and Engagement Serivces
Chelsea Nelson-Dorsey is the Outreach and Engagement Coordinator with Family and Children’s Services (FCS). In her position with FCS, Chelsea oversees the Men’s Abuse Intervention Program and Healthy Relationships Program, which are state-certified and court-ordered for offenders of intimate partner violence. Chelsea also runs the outreach and engagement program, which is designed to educate adolescents on healthy relationships and dating violence within a group setting and offer crisis intervention services to students identified as being in unhealthy relationships. Before this position, Chelsea worked as a Crisis Worker for victims of intimate partner violence, providing crisis intervention services, ongoing case management, and court accompaniment. Prior to joining FCS, Chelsea worked as an Educational Instructor for the ARC of Maryland and the Camp Director for Therapeutic Living for Families. Chelsea has volunteered with several organizations across the state of Maryland, including The Children’s Home at Johns Hopkins, Pimlico Elementary and Middle School, The Alzheimer’s Association, The Children’s Home, and Mosaic Christian Church. Chelsea is a graduate of Towson University, receiving her B.S. in Family and Children’s Studies – Services to Children and Youth and certification in Family Life Education by the National Council of Family Relations.