Our staff supports the participation of our individuals in activities such as shopping, banking, public transportation, hygiene, cleaning, using library services, parenting education, drug, and alcohol addiction, application, resume, interview processes, and volunteering in their community while building towards futures of greater independence.
Marvina Thomas, who is a former registered nurse, is the Founder and Owner of Trinity Care Services. She moved to the Phoenix area approximately 25 years ago from her home in Los Angeles, CA and began her mission in being a ministry of health. Marvina has been helping the homeless via her group homes, Start Living Inc. since 2003 and decided to go further in her ministry by opening Trinity Care Services, in 2019, to further help the homeless and those battling substance abuse and other behavioral health issues. She strives to help men and women get off the streets and off deadly substances and prides herself in not only helping individuals gain and maintain their sobriety, but helping them with job placement and other skills to assist them in re-entering society as sober and functional citizens.
Aline Rincon is the Personal Assistant of the Founder/Owner of Trinity Care Services. Her normal job duties include assisting the Founder/Owner in day-today operations of all her companies. She is a native to the United States but spent most of her younger years in Mexico. Her favorite hobby is reading fiction books and watching world history documentaries. On her days off, she enjoys spending time with her boyfriend and her two-year-old daughter.
LeKeshia Mathis, LMSW is a native of North Carolina, who relocated and joined the Trinity family in July of 2020. She is an ally of the LGBTQ+ community and has been working in the behavioral health and social work field since 2013. She obtained her Bachelor’s in Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and her Master’s in Social Work from the University of New England. Following this, she obtained her Master’s in Psychology with a specialization in Applied Behavioral Analysis from Capella University. She also received her provisional clinical license in 2020. Mrs. Mathis has worked 6 years in the Child Protective Service field as a lead investigator, worked 2 years as a Director of Day Treatment for Children and Adolescents, and has been serving as a Clinical Supervisor and/or Behavioral Health Consultant, since 2020, for multiple companies. Currently she is working towards her Doctorate in Social Work and is anticipated to graduate in 2024. Additionally, she has her own company where she provides a variety of services and consulting work for different behavioral health companies in the Phoenix area. Mrs. Mathis is certified in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, is a Certified Domestic Violence Specialist I, Certified Youth and Adult Mental First Aid Instructor, CPI Instructor and a Certified Parenting Instructor. In her free time, Mrs. Mathis enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband, three children, dog and cat.
As the Administrator of Trinity Care Services, for both the Glendale and Yuma site, Mrs. Mathis works to create programs and outreach to provide mental health services to the community. She is dedicated to partnering with other mental health professionals to develop and implement programs for the public, as well as creating avenues of access so that individuals can benefit from the services that are available, which includes evaluating community needs in order to create applicable services for that community. Along with developing and implementing new services, she is also responsible for evaluating existing programs and resources. This includes reviewing demographic data and charting changes that are occurring. The strengths or weaknesses of facilities and outreach are considered, and in conjunction with case managers, she helps to enact changes that benefit the public.
Ana Valdes is an experienced Assistant Administrator. Ms. Valdes takes pride in providing the best quality care to everyone at Trinity Care Services. Ms. Valdes started as the receptionist for Trinity and quickly gained a passion for the Behavioral Health field and decided she could do more for Trinity. With her excellent people skills and passion for advocating for behavioral health, Ms. Valdes became the Assistant Administrator. As an Assistant Administrator, her goals include maintaining community support for her clients and providing every client with specialized care. In addition to her primary job functions, such as coordinating volunteer services in the community and providing connections to other partnerships, Ms. Valdes goes above and beyond for Trinity providing services that are needed, even outside of work. Her enthusiasm for providing care makes her one of the most significant assets for Trinity Care Service. She is recognized by staff for her extraordinary commitment to maintaining a positive atmosphere and welcoming home to every individual at Trinity Care Services.
Ms. Chowdhury obtained both her Master’s and Bachelor's Degrees of Science in Addiction Counseling from Ottawa University. She also holds an Associates in Paralegal with Distinction from Rio Salado College. Marcia has worked with all populations in her field to include: children, young adults, adults and seniors. Marcia’s career and diverse background bring a lot of experience to Trinity.
As the Clinical Supervisor at Trinity Care Services, Ms. Chowdhury is responsible for the oversight of the counselors and case mangers, as well as ensuring the developments and implementations of treatment plans and services. She enjoys working with the various populations and aiding individuals in overcoming their addictions and helping them re-enter into society as sober and functional member
Marcia has one child, is from California, and is currently learning how to paddleboard. She is compassionate about her love for people and thrives on helping others reach their true purpose in life and master their true potential in recovery.
Irene graduated from Phoenix College with two Associates Degrees. One being an Associates of Arts degree and the other an Associates of Science degree in Administration of Justice. She then graduated from Western International University with a Bachelor's of Arts in Behavioral Science, followed by a Master's Degree in Human Dynamics. Being an Arizona native, she enjoys walks during our cooler weather and enjoys volunteering and ladybugs.
As a counselor at Trinity Care Services, Irene is responsible for managing an assigned caseload of adults diagnosed with substance use disorders and co-occurring disorders. She assesses client needs, develops, implements, and reviews service plans, and works with all of Trinity Care Services staff and other community resources in meeting/achieving client service needs. She provides individual and family counseling sessions with clients and finds her work with the clients to be both fulfilling and enjoyable.
Julie Williams has been working in the areas of social work and substance abuse since 2012 and is committed to treating adult patients who have dual disorders of substance use and/or mental health. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Arizona State University with a bachelor's degree in social work and a minor in psychology. She is working toward becoming a licensed clinical social worker. At Trinity Care Services, Ms. Williams is responsible for managing an assigned caseload of adults diagnosed with substance abuse disorders, completing assessments, creating and updating treatment plans, and conducting individual therapy sessions. She utilizes motivational interviewing and a client-centered approach to provide a safe and accepting setting to help adults reach their highest potential in the recovery process. Ms. Williams is an authentic, honest, and compassionate person who likes to use humor. Ms. Williams is a native of the country of Belize and was raised in Chicago. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her son, painting, and writing.
Michael Hernandez is a very special member of the Trinity Care Services team as he is also a graduate of our program! Michael, with the support he received from Trinity, was able to get his GED and Peer Support Certificate. He says his life is better today and he continues to reach for new goals without his former addictions in his way.
“Trinity staff did not hold my hand, they pushed me to learn to be independent. They did not hold my hand, but they always had my back. I am now a Facilitator at the very place that led me to what I know as freedom.”
Errol Horn, Trinity's facilitator of LifeSkills, believes in showing clients that respecting yourself is the first step toward understanding you deserve love, consideration, and opportunities like everyone else. Mr. Horn has been facilitating at Trinity for the past 9 months. He has spent over 15 years being an essential part in behavioral health/addiction/recovery and harkening from his personal life and incorporating cognitive psychology in his client's recovery. Mr. Horn, having majored in Psychology at the Alabama A&M University, came to Trinity with a desire to use A&Ms multivariate and categorical statistics, in a guided introduction to college like thinking for clients . Mr. Horn aspires to continue sharing his educational journey to teach clients to better operate with a life purpose. Mr. Horn is currently working on a bold enigmatic non-fiction novel that speaks about his life experiences in an attempt to show trauma is not a massive archive but something new and resonant. Mr. Horn believes in respecting yourself is the first step toward understanding you deserve love, consideration, and opportunities like everyone else.
Heather Angeles, a behavioral health care facilitator, came to trinity care in the 2nd quarter of 2022. She focuses on creating a culturally appropriate curriculum adaptive to the community's needs. Heather uses her Brookline College training and her past mental health stigma to create qualitative engagement among clients at trinity. Heather strives to improve personal well-being, social individual well-being, and social skills and relationships to ensure clients graduate and don't terminate treatment prematurely. She is highlighting treatment through unique bonding, so our numbers of symptom remission are close to non-existence. Trinity is proud to have a facilitator that knows the right thing to do in a concrete situation. " I have the heart for this, and I will never quit. I love this."
Jose Medrano infiltrated Trinity in the summer of 2022. He is a renowned case manager with a highly sought individualized process that aims to help those most at risk, knowing that case management is not for the faint of heart. Mr. Medrano came to Trinity with an extensive background in providing interventions for his clients, placing himself at the center of today's healthcare system and willing to ask and answer those tough questions. Mr. Medrano is the catalyst who sifts through an array of impossible tasks daily, selecting the most appropriate path and coordinating with expertise.Mr. Medrano is a case manager, but so he is much more. He combines perception, planning, listening, and empathizes with all individuals. He uses his trauma to create a new wave of occupational case management.
Ashley Coleman is a Registered Nurse at Trinity Care Services. She is a proud military wife and a mother to a wonderful boy. She is an Arizona native and is no stranger to the desert. Ashley started her medical career by becoming a caregiver for medically fragile adults with health impairments and hospice clients. This sparked a passion within her to further her career and she then received her nursing degree in Washington State. Her first job as a registered nurse was in a cardiac unit caring for critical care patients. She then furthered her career and became a mother-baby nurse. One thing she found in common with both specialties was the need for mental health services. Ashley is ecstatic to embark on this journey at Trinity Care Services and further her knowledge in the behavioral health field.
Ms. Calderon is the Assistant HR/Billing Specialist. She
graduated with an Associates of Arts from Paradise Valley Community College and she is currently working towards a bachelor’s degree at Grand Canyon University. Ms. Calderon is in charge of billing and assist in various administrative tasks to free up administrative staff for more meaningful work. Ms. Calderon greatly cherishes all the connections she has formed with her coworkers and clients.