Elias Estabrook joined the New Haven Works staff as a Job Coach in August 2018. Elias grew up in the city of Somerville, Massachusetts, just north of Boston. He was raised by his mother, a physical therapist, and his father, a teacher and worker health & safety trainer, to be compassionate towards people and confront the inequities of the world. He graduated from high school at Prospect Hill Academy and worked several seasonal jobs, including in carpentry, community development, and teaching. In 2012, he moved to New Haven.