Hudson Helps Resource Center

Meet the Team

The mission of Hudson Helps is to provide thoughtful, caring, and comprehensive information on access to services, programs, and resources that will assist in addressing basic needs beyond the classroom, ultimately resulting in greater student success.

Katherine Morales


Katherine is the inaugural Director of the Hudson Helps Resource Center. We provide wraparound, holistic support services to our students in HCCC. She has over 7 years of social service experience and is a Licensed Social Worker in the state of NJ. Katherine and the rest of the team look forward to assisting you. Fun fact: Katherine loves to bake!

Ariana Calle

Career Closet Coordinator of Hudson Helps

In her role at HHRC, Ariana provides students access to our professional business attire at our Career Closet in the Journal Square Campus and provides case management support as well. Ariana is currently in her final year of her Masters of Social Work program at Fordham University. She loves assisting and connecting with students at HCCC. Fun fact: Ariana likes to powerlift!

Kadira Johnson

Food Pantry Manager, NHC

Kadira provides students, faculty, and staff with access to food and other basic necessities at the North Hudson Campus food pantry. She is currently an MSW student at Fordham University and an MSW intern at the Mental Health Counseling & Wellness department, where she provides students with counseling services as well as wraparound social services. Fun fact: Kadira is a two-time champion in dance!

Olivia Chun

MSW Intern, Fordham University

Olivia is currently a student at Fordham University for her Master of Social Work. Previously, she worked closely with individuals to navigate the complex healthcare system. As an intern. she hopes to utilize her skills to better assist clients in every aspect of their lives. Fun Fact: Olivia loves to snowboard.

Adrian Diaz

MSW Intern, Rutgers University

Adrian is a first-year MSW student with Rutgers University. He was born and raised in New Jersey, and enjoys giving back to his community. Understanding the value of learning, he is committed to guiding students through their college journey, and providing them with the support they need to reach their educational goals. Adrian is thrilled to be a part of the Hudson Helps team and looks forward to working with you! Fun Fact: Adrian loves nature and staying active!

Kara Mueller

MSW Intern, Fordham University

Kara is a first-year intern at Hudson Helps and a first year MSW student at Fordham University Lincoln Center. She is super excited to work with Hudson County Community College this year and get to know the students, faculty and staff! Fun fact: Kara loves to sing.

Contact Information

Hudson Helps Resource Center
70 Sip Avenue, Third Floor
Jersey City, NJ 07306

(201) 360-4188