Maria Guizar

Reengagement System Manager
King County Department of Community and Human Services

Maria Guizar, MSW has 15 years of experience in the behavioral health field, working with youth, families, survivors of domestic violence, and veterans. She passionately promotes gender equality, and equity and social justice. She has worked with the King County Department of Community and Human Services for over nine years. Previously, she worked for the Behavioral Health and Recovery Division managing juvenile justice programs that provided behavioral health services to youth and families. Mrs. Guizar has a masters in social work from the University of Utah and a bachelor’s in psychology and Spanish from Central Washington University. She is passionate about working with youth and empowering them to pursue their dreams in education, training and/or employment. In Maria’s spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, working out and traveling. One of her favorite spots in the region is El Sabor, a Mexican restaurant in Kent.