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Our Executive Team

Jeanette Barreto, MPA

Senior Director of Community Partnerships

Jeanette Barreto returned to Phoenix House California as the Senior Director of Community Partnerships in March 2020. Ms. Barreto also served as Outreach Coordinator from 2016 – 2017. She holds a BA in Sociology from California State University, Fullerton and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration with an emphasis in Organizational Leadership from National University. Jeanette has a background in executing outreach and business development for mental health and substance abuse organizations across California. She has aided in the development of programs from the ground up to meet the need for mental health and substance abuse services for both adolescents and adults, and loves working in a field where her work benefits so many individuals in need.

Jeanette has worked in both the public and private sectors; expanding programs, developing strategic partnerships and linking professionals and patients to mental health and substance abuse services. She believes that relationship-building and collaboration are key to ensure that professionals, family members and those in need of mental health and substance abuse services know where to find help.

She is passionate about helping others access resources and support during the most challenging times in their lives. She combines her education and experience to ensure that necessary services and programs are accessible to both professionals and the community.