Serenity Outreach is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization that service Hillsborough and Manatee County. Serenity Outreach has been established since 2016. Serenity Outreach is changing the face of social services by responding to the needs of the family system and community needs by proving a therapeutic and evidence base practice approach. In the Past 2.5 years we have successful assisted and impacted over 500 families through our community Outreach and engagement, support services, case management, and workforce development. Serenity Outreach will continue to be a liaison and collaborate with churches, businesses, schools, agencies, individuals and other humanitarian organizations who are intent on doing good work among the impoverished and suffering.
Meet the Visionary
"When we lose sight of our humanity. We lose sight of our purpose." ~SBurr~
Sharmaine Burr has a passion and heart to serve, educate, and to empower while promoting self-sufficiency. Her focus is to help build, strengthen, and edify each client that she encounters. Having grown up in a single-parent household, Sharmaine empathizes, and identifies with her client’s needs, wants, and desires. Sharmaine believes through a holistic approach she can help change lives. She is keenly dedicated to the welfare of her clients and their families.
I became a Social Worker for two reasons; I have a natural propensity to talk and listen to people therapeutically and I enjoy helping people transform.
Sharmaine's accomplishments and experiences make her more than qualified for the challenges ahead. Sharmaine has over 10 years of experience dealing with social services and community. Sharmaine obtained her Associate Science Counseling and Human Services (AS) from Hillsborough Community College, Associate of Arts (AA) Saint Leo University, Bachelors Social Work (BSW) Saint Leo, Masters Of Social Work (MSW), Certified Life Coach, Certified Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Certifed Crisis Intervention (NOVA). Certified Mindfulness, Certified Trainer Bridges out of Poverty, Certified as Volunteer Management. and Certified Notary Public signing agent.
Sharmaine continues to be recognized for her leadership by the Brandon Chamber of Commerce Leadership Brandon class 2016, Sharmaine currently sits on the National Association Social Work (NASW) Board and is an active member. She was recognized as a family advocate of the year in 2016, nominated Whos Who among Students in American universities and colleges 2017, NASW-FL Social work Student of the Year.