Althea was born in Jamaica, West Indies. She lived in New York upon migration but has been a resident of Las Vegas for 20 years. She has worked in the social service field for over 25 years. For the past 18 years she has worked with the mentally ill. She also spent two years as a Volunteer with Big Brother Big Sister of Southern Nevada.
In the time that Althea has lived in Las Vegas, the population has grow tremendously. However, the number of agencies available to help the mentally ill of all ages remains minimal. Althea is excited to be a part of building a foundation that will provide services for all aspects of mental health care.