Our Mission & Vision

At Phoenix House California, we are passionate about healing individuals, families and communities challenged by substance use disorders and related mental health conditions.

Phoenix House California is dedicated to helping young people, women, and men overcome substance use disorder to live extraordinary lives in recovery.

Since 1979, we have been providing substance use disorder, behavioral health, and family services to anyone who needs our help, often offering the only chance of recovery to the undeserved and uninsured in our communities.

Each year, over 44,000 people receive our life-saving services through residential and outpatient treatment, recovery support, in-custody substance use disorder and mental health services, as well as school-based prevention and mental health programs.

Our Vision

A healthy, addiction-free world.

Our Values


The quality of being honest, fair, true


A genuine spirit and practice of teamwork


Cultivating and celebrating the success of our patients, employees, and community


Treating others as they want to be treated


Holding ourselves to the highest standards in everything we do


Enjoying discovering new ideas and finding innovative solutions

Our Background

For over 40 years, Phoenix House California has been dedicated to helping men, women, and young people in our community on their journey to overcome substance use and mental health disorders so that they can go on to live rich and fulfilling lives in recovery.

We pride ourselves on offering hope to the members of our community who need it most and a chance at recovery for those who are uninsured or otherwise unable to pay for substance use disorder and behavioral health treatment services. Whether you or someone you love is struggling with substance use or mental health disorder, we’re here to help you heal.

Our team of addiction treatment and behavioral health therapists are leaders in the field of substance use disorder treatment. We are deeply passionate, not only about helping those challenged by substance use and mental health disorders, but also about affecting change within our community through drug prevention education.