Ms. Foley has dedicated herself to women with substance abuse issues for over 25 years. Originally from California, she moved to Oregon for college, receiving a B.S. degree from the University of Oregon in Sociology, with an area of concentration in Substance Abuse and Prevention. She spent 11 years in Eugene at the Relief Nursery’s Accessing Success Recovery Support Program. Initially a Peer Support Specialist, she advanced to Alcohol & Drug Counselor, eventually managing the Recovery Support Program for six years. Her focus was serving parents with addiction issues and involved in child welfare. In 2006 she spent seven years as a caseworker within Child Welfare. Since 2013 she’s served as the Women’s Treatment Services Coordinator, Access to Recovery Project Director with the Oregon Health Authority and Oregon’s (NASADAD) Women’s Service Network Coordinator.
Ms. Foley currently serves as a Senior Program Associate at Children and Family Futures (CFF). In this role, she serves as an advisor and technical consultant to states, counties, tribes and regions across the country in issues related to substance abuse, child welfare and the courts, providing and coordinating various levels of technical assistance for multiple projects.