Matthew Costello

Matthew Costello

Treatment Ecosystems Manager, Center for Behavioral Health and Justice

Matthew Costello


Matt joined the Center for Behavioral Health and Justice in July 2019. Prior to joining the CBHJ, he worked within the program services unit of a large metro Detroit jail for 29 years, supervising the unit for 19 years. Matt’s corrections-based knowledge and social work background have created a unique perspective on partnering, designing, implementing and assessing jail-based services. He has a history of, and continued passion for, serving the at-risk populations that encounter our criminal justice systems.


Matt serves as the manager for the treatment ecosystem initiative at the Center for Behavioral Health and Justice. He leads the implementation of treatment ecosystems across Michigan's counties.

Degrees and Certifications

  • Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)
  • MSW, Wayne State University
  • BA, Human Resource Development, Oakland University

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