At the Community Resource of Teton Valley, we see our role as
helping others help themselves.

We serve anyone in need in our Valley–all ages and situations. We work with each client’s individual circumstances, evaluating which resources might work best.

I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.

Mother Teresa

Betsy Hawkins

Executive Director

 A Tennessee native who serendipitously found her way to Teton Valley in 2016, Betsy earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing in 2001 and a Master’s in Nursing Education in 2014. Her experiences have helped her become more attuned to the needs of others and an advocate for patients seeking resources in healthcare, counseling, and more. Betsy is passionate about helping others find information needed to overcome challenges and live their best lives. 

Outside of work, Betsy enjoys all aspects of the Teton Valley lifestyle, particularly the outdoor recreation. Since moving West, she’s learned that winters are much more fun with snow and particularly relishes hearing others imitate her Southern accent.

Arely Baez

Case Manager Coordinator

Arely moved to in Teton Valley in 2008. She has been putting her bilingual skill set to use since her high school days, when she translated information for Spanish-speaking students. She went on to earn a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology and Sociology from the University of Idaho and is excited to share her passion for helping others within our community. 

“Growing up, I always wanted to be someone that people could turn to for help. I love helping, whether that be through connecting people to resources or standing up for those who are afraid to speak up. The CRCTV has allowed me to do exactly that. The resources are out there, but people don’t know where to access them. I’m here to help improve the quality of life of those in need.” 

Idelia Labra

Client Services Coordinator

Idelia was born and raised in Teton Valley. After graduating from Teton High School in 2008, she attended Idaho State University, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish in 2013, followed by a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish for Health Professions, a Pre-Professional Speech Language Pathology certificate, and a certification in Medical Translation and Interpretation in 2015.  In 2016 she earned an Early Childhood Intervention Services certificate from Boise State University.

Idelia’s experience in working with Spanish speaking individuals and families has allowed her to recognize how greatly language barriers can affect daily life. She is looking forward to being an advocate for Spanish speaking families. She aspires to assist individuals and families while helping to identify needs within the community.

During her free time, Idelia enjoys floating the river, skiing, and relaxing with her dog Blu. 

Andrea Swedberg

Food for Good Program Coordinator

Bio coming soon…

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