David Sinski is the Executive Director of Heartland Human Care Services and Vice President of Heartland Alliance. In this position, he oversees Heartland Human Care Services and is committed to ending poverty through a wide range of programs aimed at ensuring safety, stability and pathways for long term success to over 500,000 persons each year primarily in Illinois and Michigan.
David leads a team committed to human rights and delivering programming and advocacy related to poverty reduction through contextualized literacy; vocational literacy/English as a Second Language; a continuum of housing services from homeless prevention to supportive housing, housing and residential services for adults, youth, families and seniors, and unaccompanied immigrant youth; resettlement for refugees; health education, wellness and prevention, and substance abuse counseling; and counseling and safety planning for survivors of trafficking, domestic violence, or sexual assault.
David joined Heartland in October 2012 with more than 20 years of experience in youth development and community-based programming. At After School Matters, he spent 11 years in various capacities including executive director. Prior to that assignment, he served as director of youth development programs at Alternatives. Before joining Alternatives Inc., David worked for Mujeres Latinas en Acción, delivering programs that addressed domestic violence, parenting, youth development, immigration issues and leadership development.
David received a B.A. from Marquette University and an M.A. in Guidance and Counseling from Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago and has practiced as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Illinois.