Portia Powell

Portia joined the Raleigh LifeLinks team in 2016 as a guardian representative. She has more than 28 years of experience in the private and government sectors caring for adults with disabilities and health services. Portia has held various positions at Wake County Human Services, including case manager and care coordinator.

She holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Shaw University. Portia has four brothers, one daughter, and she helps care for her mother. She enjoys participating in the social work ministry at her church and loves being around people. Portia’s hobbies include working out, cooking, traveling, shopping, and she has special interests in history and the arts.

+ Education

B.A. Sociology
Shaw University, Raleigh, NC

+ Certifications

+ Community Involvement

Participates in Social Work Ministry at her church.