Meet The Brokers: Kim Kates

Kim began her career working with men and women with developmental disabilities in various organizations that provided independent living supports and residential services. Over the years, she formed strong relationships with other professionals in the field and developed a sound knowledge of resources and opportunities for individuals with disabilities.

For the past several years, Kim has also worked with agencies focusing on advocating for people with mental health issues and the homeless. Kim’s focus was on helping individuals and families navigate change and find creative ways to develop community and stability.

Much of Kim’s work has involved creating safe spaces where men and women could find their voice, discover their strengths, and direct their own lives. She understands the importance of community and the value of having purpose and meaning in your life. Kim graduated from Boston College with a degree in Human Development and Philosophy and lives on the South Shore.

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