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    If you're facing an unintended pregnancy or have recently given birth, we're here for you with free and confidential all-options counseling, resources, and support. Connect with our pregnancy counselors 24/7 via call or text at 800-439-0233.

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    I Want to Adopt

    Browse our network of adoption services including infant and foster care adoption, home studies, and post-adoption support.

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    Explore our network of services including specialized counseling and support groups that help to stabilize and improve behavioral health symptoms.

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Rute Antunes

Staff Accounting Specialist

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Call Rute at 301-422-5134

Rute Antunes joined Paths for Families as an Accounting Coordinator in 2013 and brought with her 14 years of financial and administrative experience. Today Rute is our Accounting Specialist and has become the point of contact for our Finance Department overseeing a variety of financial duties and the coordination of the finance department, reporting to the CBO. With superior accounting skills and an understanding of accounting principles and practices, she is tasked with performing and recording all financial transactions relating to AP/AR, general ledger reconciliation, and payroll. She also performs account analysis and brings expertise in administering contracts and monitoring compliance requirements to ensure all work is complete and invoiced in a timely manner. Rute is trilingual, having fluency in Portuguese, Spanish, and English, and often helps her program colleagues with translations for birth parents and families.