Our Staff

Coram Deo Recovery is dedicated to meeting the substance abuse needs of women through our programs.

We strive to provide affordable, high quality, accessible services with proven effectiveness, and our holistic approach to recovery embraces the dignity and respect for each woman in our program. We are a faith-based organization bringing God’s love to those that are actively recovering from addiction and abuse. Our faith is rooted in our Judeo Christian values. 

Our Staff

Jody Davis

Executive Director

Jody Davis is the Executive Director and Founder of Coram Deo Recovery. Jody has a passion to teach and empower people to believe for greater things. With over 15 years’ work experience in the field of addiction recovery and with her own story about escaping from a life of drug and alcohol addiction over 30 years ago, Jody Davis speaks across the State of CT at recovery meetings, church services, and for secular organizations and companies. There, she shares her personal story and provides support for others going through addiction or who have family members stuck in the cycle of addiction. 

She has two children and has recently become part of the “grandparents club!” She loves spending time with family, playing disc golf, and reading. 

Corendis Dawson-Bonner 

Assistant Director

Mrs. Corendis Dawson-Bonner wife of Pastor Ron Bonner Sr, and the mother of two amazing children Pauline 33, Ron Jr. 27 and one grandson Aiden Dodd 6. She was born in Florida where she and four of her five siblings spent the early years of their childhood. Her family migrated to Massachusetts where she lived until she was 26 years old. She settled in Hartford, CT where she met her husband a native of the city.

Corendis holds a Master’s Degree (with a concentration in mental health) from Albertus Magnus College in New, Haven, CT, and has spent the last 25 years working in the community. She is a Certified Clinical Pastoral Counselor trained by the Saint Francis Academy for Pastoral Counseling. She is also a Certified Clinical Pastoral Care Specialist trained at Day Kimball Community Health Academy under the leadership of Dr. Marcus Mc Kinney. 

She holds several certifications they are as follows Racial Trauma Therapy and Somatic Experiencing, Mental Health First Aide, Trauma informed Gender Specific Crisis Intervention, Mental Health Frist Responder, Drug and Alcohol Counseling Multi-Cultural Leadership Institute, Visions for Tomorrow Trainer, Field Advisor and Boundaries for Clergy and a two-time Faith Works Fellow. 

They are from the following certifying bodies the American Association of Christian Counselors, the Professional Education Systems Institute, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, The Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, The Department of Children and Families, The United Church of Christ and the Office of Faith Based Initiatives the Office of The President of The United State of America. 

She is no stranger to diverse populations and her career has afforded her the opportunity to work with both adults and children as an advocate for educational, vocational, and disability benefit rights. Her passion is reaching women who need to know that there is hope at any age on both micro and macro levels. 

Corendis Dawson-Bonner

Shekanah Williams

Office Administrator

Shekanah has 5 plus years of experience working in mental health and substance abuse in a non-profit setting as an Employment Specialist, and  Program Counselor. She also maintains 3 plus years experience as an Office Manager. She is a veteran of CT that recently relocated back from Georgia to focus on her newly started family. She re-entered the workforce here with Coram Deo Recovery to do something that was her passion and that is, helping women in any capacity possible. She is an optimist and a small black business owner, a mother and a Wife. She believes “If I can help someone, my living won’t be in vain.” She is elated to be on this mission with Coram Deo Recovery. 

 

Shekanah Williams

Audrea Holley

Recovery Case Manager

Audrea Holley is mother of one son and has one granddaughter.  She was born in South Carolina and raised in Connecticut. She has been Executive Pastor for 2 years at The Apostles House in Hartford, CT. She holds a BA degree in Biblical Studies from Vision International University. She has a strong background in business accounting and has been an educator in faith based principles for the last 15 years. Audrea has spent the past two years as a Residential Trainer, working with people with intellectual disabilities.  She loves to bowl, bike and provide support to her community through outreach.

 

Audrea Holley

Kristina Streater

Housing Program Manager

Kristina was born and raised in CT. She will be graduating this summer of 2022, receiving her Bachelor’s in Sociology and Criminal Justice from Albertus Magnus. She has over 10 years working in the community of diversity including mental health, substance abuse, working with children with Autism and also the homeless population. She has one daughter, 13 and two fur babies , Henni and Kingg. She has always been one to put others before herself and has a passion for helping others. If she can save the world, she would. She loves to travel and spend time with friends and family. She is excited to now be apart of the team here at Coram Deo Recovery.

 

Kristina Streater

Stephanie Solomon–Williams

Recovery Case Manager

Stephanie Solomon-Williams has a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Springfield College and holds other certifications in the medical field, including a certification as a CPR instructor. She worked for St Monica’s Basic Needs Program, in a diversity of areas including clinical case management, counseling, program management, coordination and administration. Stephanie also held the role of instructor at Capital Community College in the adult Education Department.

 

Shekanah Williams

April MacLeod 

Property Manager

Bio coming soon

Lady

Lady is 12 years old and has grown up with us. She loves to hang at the office and greet everyone who comes and show them her toy. She also loves to snack on the kitty food! She is always happy and easy going and spreads good cheer throughout the day.

Coram Deo, Inc.

P.O. Box 2334

New Britain, CT 06050-2334

PHONE 860.348.3486

FAX (860) 333-1264

office@coramdeorecovery.org