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Jackson House Tulare

Situated in the stunning vista of the San Joaquin Valley, our Tulare center is helping us expand Jackson House’s positive mission north of the Southern California region. We’re devoted to helping individuals who struggle with various mental health diagnoses in these communities, ensuring they get the support they need to live happy and fulfilling lives. The Tulare location offers a wide range of programs, therapies, and medical options that enable us to create tailored treatment options for the specific needs of each valued patient.

Meet Our Team

Martha, LMFT | Director/Administrator

Martha Renteria is the Director at Jackson House Tulare. She is a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist and holds two graduate degrees in Counseling Psychology, with an emphasis on Marriage and Family therapy and Organizational Leadership. She has had an extensive career working in mental health and administrative services for a wide range of organizations throughout the Central Valley.

Martha is very passionate about helping individuals and seeing them transition into long-lasting change that will have a positive impact on their lives for years to come. She enjoys working with people from all walks of life and building relationships to help individuals find the strength to overcome life’s challenges. She is also very dedicated to giving back to the community and volunteers with a wide range of organizations. Martha is a dedicated board member of Self Help Enterprises and is passionate about building communities for underserved populations and ensuring everyone has clean drinking water. When she isn't working, she enjoys spending quality time with her family, crafting, reading, and traveling.

Felipe, ASW | Therapist

Felipe Ortega has rich experience working in IOP/PHP with a wide range of populations. He attended Fresno Pacific University to obtain his Bachelor's in social work and went to Fordham University for his Master's in social work. He is currently an ASW and working towards collecting his hours to become an LCSW. Felipe is passionate about strengthening his clinical skills and continuing to help others who are in crisis. In his free time away from work, Felipe is an avid golfer.

"Vulnerability is the key to making progress."

Samantha, BSN, RN | Nurse Manager

Samantha Hernandez is the Nurse Manager for Jackson House. She was an LVN for 11 years before obtaining her RN. As an LVN, she worked in Skilled Nurses and Addiction Medicine. Samantha obtained her RN at West Hills College in Lemoore and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Phoenix.

Samantha believes that working in the mental health field provides the opportunity to give others life-changing support. She believes in providing compassion and inspiring hope while watching patients overcome significant obstacles.

In her free time, Samantha enjoys spending time with her kids and watching them grow.

"We are here to support you in any way possible."

Alyssa | Mental Health Technician

Alyssa Carrillo is a 2023 high school graduate and she currently attends the College of the Sequoias with a Psychology major. She strongly believes in helping those in need in her community.

In her free time, Alyssa enjoys spending time with family and friends, listening to music, attending Pilates class and going to the gym, painting, and meditating.

"Jackson House is a place where people care and provide services to increase independence."

Virginia | Mental Health Technician

Virginia Garcia has been a certified Medical Assistant for five years. She worked at an outpatient substance abuse program for four years and chose to work at Jackson House to have the opportunity to give others life-changing support.

Outside of work, Virginia enjoys hiking, traveling, and spending time with family.

“We are here to help.”

Lorena | Office Manager

Lorena Carrasco provides administrative support to all the staff at Jackson House Tulare. Lorena is a native Tularian and is deeply dedicated to her community and the people we serve. Lorena comes with an extensive experience working with nonprofit and for profit organizations. She has developed a strong sense of devotion for individuals in need, specifically in addiction and mental health. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

"Mental health is a process and we will support and care for you during your stay at JH."

Nalor | LVN

Nalor Seechan has been an LVN for seven years and has six years of experience working with adults with developmental disabilities and/or mental health barriers. She attended Gurnick Academy in Fresno, CA for LVN and has an Adult Residential Facility certificate (ARF) as well as an AS in Healthcare Medical Administration/ Billing & Coding.

Nalor chose to work for Jackson House to make a difference in people's lives. She wants to use her skills and knowledge to help others to get through their tough times. When not working, Nalor likes hiking, camping, fishing, and going to the park with her children and dogs.

"Jackson House is the best place to be if anyone needs help and guidance. We have a great team, from our director to our nurses, therapists, transition specialists, and mental health technicians. We are all here to assist you to the right direction."

Marisela | Transition Specialist/Discharge Planner

Marisela Loza is Jackson House Tulare's transition specialist/discharge planner. She attended Cerritos College in Norwalk, CA and took business and real estate courses.  While her initial goal was to obtain her own business or work in the real estate world, she transferred to Visalia and changed her career path to social work. She began a career at Family Preservation Services and worked with parents who lost custody of their children and advocated for the families in court hearings.

Marisela then moved on to Aspiranet Adoption & Foster Care, providing in-home services to families in the community. She also retained a part time job on the weekends running domestic violence therapy groups. In addition, she accepted a position at BayMark Health Services in a medication assistance program as a registered counselor. 

In July 2023, Marisela passed her counselor’s exam and received a certification as an SUD counselor. 

Marisela chose Jackson House because she wanted the opportunity to experience and learn residential treatment/mental health. Jackson House Tulare offered the opportunity for her to enhance her skills and continue to work in the community. 

In her free time, Marisela likes to spend time with family and friends, garden, and decorate her home and make repairs.

“Jackson House Tulare will work side by side with you in helping you achieve your goals, gain daily structure, and be around positive staff that are always available when needed.”

In-Network Insurance Plans

  • Aetna
  • Beacon/Value Options
  • Blue Cross/Anthem
  • Blue Shield/Magellan
  • Cigna
  • Healthnet/MHN
  • Humana
  • Kaiser
  • Sharp Health Plan
  • United

Select locations now accepting Medi-Cal. Call for more information.

We do not accept Medicare.

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Want to learn more about Jackson House Tulare?

Jackson House Tulare
1168 Leland Ave
Tulare, CA 93274

It's time to feel better

We are here to help and we are in-network with most insurance providers. Call us for a free and confidential consultation.

If you’re a provider and need to send us information on a client, please feel free to fax us at 619-303-7044. If you need help immediately, call our 24-hour crisis line at 1-800-766-4274. If you have a medical emergency, call 911. Jackson House is licensed by the State of California Community Care Licensing Division and certified by the Department of Health Care Services. We are also CARF Accredited. If you have any client or quality of care concerns, please reach out to us at (888) 255-9280. If your concerns need further attention, you can contact the Department of Public Health at 619-278-3700 or the Community Care Licensing Division at 1-844-538-8766.