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Jeff Gaddess

VP, Programs and Partnerships


Jeff Gaddess most recently was the Director of South County Programs for Good Samaritan Shelter Organization, the largest provider of homeless services in Santa Barbara County and the service provider of the DignityMoves site in Santa Barbara, California. Jeff has been tasked in a variety of setting with building collaborative, person-centered, treatment approaches for our most vulnerable populations. His focus is on creating safe and healing environments where people are able to come off the streets stabilize, heal and move forward with their lives. Jeff also addresses the needs of all community stakeholders from elected officials, the business community, law enforcement, public defender and district attorney’s office, and concerned citizens with the intention of ensuring all voices are heard in an effort to create real and lasting change.