“Providing substance abuse, co-occurring mental health, reentry, and related behavioral health services for youth, adults, and families.”

South Site

4343 Williamsbourgh Drive

Sacramento, California

(916) 395-3552

North Site

4441 Auburn Blvd., Suite E

Sacramento, California

(916) 473-5764 


  •  Awarded the Sacramento County "Options for Recovery" Program (Contract)


  • Awarded DHA Medical Outreach Enrollment and Retention Assistance Program
  • Awarded MAC Aids Foundation grant
  • ‘Friendraiser’ put on by Strategies for Change in June
  • Received Board of Supervisor’s Resolution and Recognition for 35 years of service
  • Story written in News & Review about Strategies for Change
  • Lead Supervisor at ADRC was nominated for The Unsung Hero Award


  • Co-Executive Director invited to be on the AB-109 Reentry Advisory Board
  • Awarded expansion of Contract for Probation Department’s Adult Day Reporting Center for Central and South locations
  • Awarded 3 year Sheriffs Dept. HALT/Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) extension grant


  • Awarded Access to Visitation Services grant for Butte and Glenn Counties
  • Awarded Access to Visitation “All About Kids” grant for Yuba and Sutter Counties
  • Unique shared leadership Co-Executive Directors Model implemented
  • Awarded California Alta Regional Center Substance Abuse Treatment grant


  • Clinical Director Nomination for the Fifth Annual “Heroes of Human Services Award”


  • Executive Director appointed Chair of Justice Community Re-entry task force by the criminal justice cabinet
  • Awarded Probation Adult Day Reporting Center contract
  • Awarded Regional Transit Employee Assistance Program
  • Wrote winning proposal for SSD for Second Chance Act funding providing re-entry services to women and their families
  • Awarded CPS/ADS AOD related services along with drug testing contract


  • KaBOOM! and Home Depot partnered to build a playground at our Williamsbourgh location
  • American River College Horticulture students donate vegetables for children's garden
  • February Massage-a-thon raises $900 for a playground 
  • Local business and community volunteers restore vandalized children's garden & provide building improvements for our South site building 


  • South Program Manager received 2008 Nomination for the Second Annual “Hero’s of Human Services Award”
  • Strategies for Change average client treatment completion rate (62%) double that of State averages.
  • Strategies for Change Youth Counselor Jesse Davis recognized for youth development and received the Heart of a Leader Award
  • Agency receives the 2008 Outstanding Nonprofit Organization Award
  • Agency recognized by the Sacramento Business Journal as one the 100 Fastest Growing Companies in the Sacramento Region (nonprofit category)
  • Executive Director is one of 15 National finalist for the Community Health Leaders Award (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation)


  • Strategies for Change obtained Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) Certification.
  • Purchase of building at 4343 Williamsbourgh Drive, Sacramento 95823
  • Executive Director and Lead Counselor honored by Sacramento County Board of Supervisors and each presented the 2007 Heroes of Human Service Recognition award