338 Monterey Street
Salinas Ca, 93901





Executive Director: Amy Bravo, CADC-II (831) 424-6655 ext. 14

Assistant Director/Case Manager: Shelley Wise, HPL (831) 424-6655 ext. 19

Program Director: Stephanie Susidko, LVN (831)424-6655 ext. 16

Nursing Supervisor: Brianna Bostwick, LVN (831) 424-6655 ext. 15

Marriage and Family Therapist: Timothy Work, LMFT (831) 424-6655  ext. 18

Intake Coordinator: Helga Ralston, CADC-CAS (831) 424-6655 ext. 11

Counseling Intern: Vivi Cota, RADT-1 (831) 424-6655 ext. 13

Reception Desk: (831) 424-6655 ext. 10

Federal CODE-A-PHONE: (831) 424-6655  ext. 24


Valley Health Associates is a licensed, certified and accredited agency:

Licensed by: State of CA, Dept. of Alcohol & Drug Programs, Narcotic Treatment Branch and the Drug Enforcement Agency.

Certified by: State of CA: Dept. of Alcohol & Drug Programs, Outpatient Programs and Monterey County Behavioral Health Division; Dept. of Alcohol & Drug Programs.

Accredited by CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) since 2006

VHA has contracts with :

  • Monterey County Health Dept., Behavior Health Division Alcohol & Drug Programs
  • United States Probation Dept., Northern District of California
  • United States Pretrial Services, Northern District of California
  • United States Federal Bureau of Prisons, Northern District of California

VHA Board of Directors:

President: John Affinito

Treasurer: Jeannie Pedersen

Member: Harold Kahn, Ed.D.

Member: Cornelia LeSeane, ACSW

Member: Jill Susidko