Galindo L. King, MHS, MS, LCADC, CCS


Galindo L. King, MHS, MS, LCADC, CCS
Executive Director
Freedom House

Glenn King became Executive Director at Freedom House in 2013. Prior to that, he held the positions of Clinical Director and Counselor.  He is responsible for overall operations of Freedom House Inc. Mr. King is also a graduate of the Freedom House substance abuse treatment program and passes along his professional expertise, life experiences and wisdom to the residents of the house.

Prior to his positions at Freedom House, Mr. King worked for the New Jersey Association on Corrections serving as program supervisor. In his role, Mr. King oversaw the daily operations of the program, supervised staff and clients, implemented program activities, recruited and interviewed employees and monitored program effectiveness and expenditures.

Mr. King has worked as a consultant for the State of New Jersey Intensive Supervision Program From 1993 to 2001.  He was responsible for providing assessments, group and individual counseling sessions to participants, and consultation to ISP staff.

From 1979 to 1987, Mr. King served in the United States Army 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, First Ranger Battalion at Fort Stewart and Drill Instructor at Fort Dix.  He received many commendations and awards during his service including Achievement and Commendation medals and Sharpshooter badges.

Mr. King received a Master’s Degree in Human Services from Lincoln University in Pennsylvania, and a Master’s Degree from Ohio Christian University in Pastoral Care and counseling. He is a member of Pi Gamma Mu, an international honor society in social sciences.

Mr. King was an adjunct professor at Raritan Valley Community College, where he taught Introduction to Addiction and Case Management, and provided consultation for the development of the college’s addiction studies program.

He’s a long-term resident of New Jersey and currently lives in, Warren County New Jersey; he gives back to the community by helping community members’ access substance abuse treatment, jobs, and housing. He has coordinated and participated numerous projects for New Jersey and Pennsylvania non-profit organizations.

He is the recipient of the following community awards; 1995 Freedom House Graduate Achievement Award, 2003 Drug Court Appreciation, 2013 George Gramby Humanitarian Award, 2014 NJAMHAA Outstanding Leadership Award.

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