Adoption STAR

Katie Junevic, LMSW

Adoption Social Worker and Family Advocate

Katie is an Adoption Social Worker and Family Advocate in the Adoptive Parent Department. She works directly with adoptive families providing support and guidance during all steps of their adoption journey. Katie received her Bachelor’s degree from Niagara University in Special Education and Elementary School teaching. Katie earned her Master’s degree from University at Buffalo in Social Work, and received licensure in 2021. Katie previously worked with Parent Network of WNY, assisting families and school districts with understanding the special education process, and to ensure a fair and equitable education for students with disabilities.

Katie is an adoptee and is excited to become a part of the Adoption STAR family. When not at work, Katie enjoys spending time with her family, hiking with her dog, camping, and finding new and exciting events and restaurants in the Buffalo area- especially a good cup of coffee!