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Coaching & Navigation Assistance

JPP coaches help families navigate services, access resources, and overcome barriers to reach their self-defined goals.

JPP centers on families and their strengths.


Families experiencing poverty often lack awareness of available financial assistance and programs that could aid in achieving stability. JPP's one-on-one coaching and navigation services provide individualized goal-setting and guidance in accessing social services, community resources, employment, and quality education..

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We coach, not case work

Families play a vital role in program development and define their own success, dreams, and goals. JPP coaches work with families as equal partners in creating pathways and developing solutions to overcome barriers to accomplish their self-defined goals.

Coaches recognize the importance of building strong relationships with participants and employ an individualized approach to ensure each family’s success. They practice unconditional positive regard, understanding a person’s environment, self-awareness, unconscious bias, and equity. Our dedicated coaches provide guidance, support, and practical tools to help families overcome obstacles and achieve their full potential. 

JPP coaches provide hope, encouragement, and support through monthly one-on-one coaching sessions to help families achieve their goals.

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We actively engage with families

JPP coaches understand that every path to self-sufficiency is unique. The most important strategy we use is engaging with and listening to family voice. JPP understands that families are leaders in their own lives and know what they need to succeed. By listening to families, we can provide meaningful resources to help them succeed in school, land a new job, and build economic assets through financial literacy.

Meet the JPP Coaches

Jessica Hansen

Jessica Hansen, JPP Program Director

Jessica’s professional career has largely been focused on working with families experiencing homelessness and poverty and in Title I Schools. Jessica worked for Jefferson County Public Schools overseeing Homeless Services, Family Engagement, and Medicaid enrollment before being employed at Jefferson County Human Services in 2015.


Jessica holds a Bachelors and Masters degree in Social Work. She is extremely passionate about serving vulnerable populations and working in the community. She also believes that family voice is a critical component of any program.

Suzanne Godbey, Family Coach

As a retired Jeffco elementary school teacher, Suzanne is passionate about education, creating community, and opportunities for lifelong learning and growth. She holds a Bachelors degree in Science and Masters in General Education. Since JPP joining JPP in May 2022, Suzanne has fostered close relationships with the JPP community, supporting families on their path to prosperity.

Zoe Colvin, Family Coach

Zoe has been serving JPP families since February 2021. She works with families to help them achieve their self-defined goals and build community with one another. Zoe enjoys the opportunity to support each person in a diverse and unique way. She has earned a Bachelors degree in Social Work and a Masters in Social Work.

Cristal Hernandez-Cruz, Family Coach

Cristal served Denver Public School for seven years before joining JPP as a Bilingual Navigation Coach in June 2023. She has a background in business entrepreneurship and earned a Bachelors degree in Individualized Studies and a Masters in Organizational Leadership. Cristal truly enjoys empowering youth and families to strive for success. She is passionate about helping JPP families develop the framework to achieve self-defined prosperity.

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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At Jeffco Prosperity Partners a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace is one where all employees and volunteers, whatever their gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, sexual orientation or identity, education, or disability, feel valued and respected. We are committed to a nondiscriminatory approach and provide equal opportunity for employment and advancement across our organization. We respect and value diverse life experiences and heritages and ensure that all voices are valued and heard. 


Read JPP's DEI Statement here.

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