Children’s Legal & Medical Advocate
Erandi Oregel is the Children’s Legal & Medical Advocate co-located at the YWCA office. She has a Bachelors in Applied Psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Erandi joined Resilience while attending UIC, as a legal advocate intern during the summer of 2017. In her role, she would assist survivors filing protective orders and provide follow up services as needed. In March 2018, Erandi began her role as Stroger’s Legal Advocate where she worked alongside John Stroger Hospital staff to connect survivors to services. She currently holds the Children’s Legal & Medical advocate position. She is excited to work alongside children/adolescent survivors & their families at a greater capacity! Erandi completed training in sexual assault and crisis intervention in 2017. She is able to provide services in Spanish & English.