Linda Carlson, MSW

Executive Director

Linda Carlson has long standing experience in Executive Management of health care organizations throughout California, primarily in San Francisco. Her experience includes facility management and operations, program development, outreach and marketing, and maintaining a positive culture and reputation in health care environments.  Linda’s career has been primarily focused on working with women with minor children and adolescent girls with substance use and mental health disorders in residential settings.


Linda has a Bachelors in Social Work from San Diego State University and a Masters in Clinical Social Work from Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College in New York, where she focused her clinical practice on public policy involving gender issues. Linda recently secured her RCFE Administrator’s Certification with the State of California.


Linda’s greatest passion is world travel. When she is not planning a trip,

Linda enjoys theater and movies, gardening, a great novel and spending time with her family. 

"See the good in people and help them."  
- Mahatma Gandhi