Director of Homelessness Intervention and Prevention
Danell Jessup joined Primavera in the summer of 2019 as a contract specialist in Rapid Rehousing. In January 2023, Danell became the director of Homelessness Intervention and Prevention, where she oversees Primavera’s drop-in center and its rental and utility assistance programs, in addition to our Rapid Rehousing programs.
She has a bachelor’s degree in Community Advocacy and Social Policy from Arizona State University and spent years in retail management before entering the non-profit field. Eager to be in a role where she can help others, Danell is thankful to be at Primavera where she makes a difference in the community. Danell is a mother to five boys and one girl, is a Tucson native, and enjoys spending time with her large, extended family.