When Tragedy Strikes 

Long Beach Staff

Wayne Fortin

Wayne Fortin
Executive Director
TIPIncCeo@aol.com

Mr. Wayne Fortin is a mental health professional who has worked in the community mental health field for over 30 years.

In 1985, he founded the trauma Intervention Program (TIP) in San Diego County and in 1995 Mr. Fortin established TIP of Orange County.

Today, Mr. Fortin continues to lead the Trauma Intervention Programs, Inc. and TIP of Orange County.  He oversees 16 regional Chapters which serve over 75 cities, 100 hospitals, 67 police departments, and 55 fire departments.

In April 2000, Mr. Fortin received the 2000 Crime Victim Service Award from Attorney General Janet Reno.  This award is considered the highest federal award for victim advocates.