Sara Jones

Sara Jones is the Recovery Café Network’s Monitoring and Evaluation Manager. They have a deep connection to the recovery community through lived, academic, and professional experience. Sara holds a degree in Child, Youth, and Family Studies from Edmonds College, where they studied the foundations of social services and the impact childhood development has on life outcomes. They previously worked in social services as a case manager, peer counselor, and life-skills instructor. Sara was inspired by these experiences to return to school and learn ways to deal with homelessness, substance abuse, and mental illness at a systems level. They recently graduated from the University of Washington with a Master of Public Health degree. Sara is excited to bring their technical expertise and lived experience to this role to support the Network in creating low-barrier recovery support for communities nationally.