Jenna Richer, MSW, LCSW
Executive Director - Colorado
Jenna, MSW, LCSW, has worked extensively with individuals experiencing homelessness, severe and persistent mental illness, & co-occurring substance use disorders. She oversaw several intensive, field-based programs providing services to these individuals through the LA County Dept. of Mental Health & Veterans Administration. Jenna worked with the Colorado Office of Behavioral Health to secure SAMHSA grants for mental health & housing services providers. Prior to her current role, Jenna served as the Division Director for Housing and Homelessness programs through Family Tree, working with local officials, leaders, housing developers, & grants on “Housing First” programming with mental health services for people experiencing homelessness, addiction, & mental illness.
- Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
- Certifications & Degrees: BA in Religious Studies with minor in Anthropology (1998), Master of Social Work (2002), Licensed Clinical Social Work (LCSW) (2007)
- Interests & Passions: Live music, going on adventures with my family (I’m a mom of twin boys!)
- What do you like most about your job? The ability to witness growth and change, to watch people rediscover who they are and what their passions are
- Together we…. can rediscover what has been lost and rebuild the future.
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