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MENTAL HEALTH - LOCAL

Contact your health plan or insurance company for a referral for mental health services (psychiatrist, psychologist, marriage and family therapist social worker).


SANTA CLARITA VALLEY


SANTA CLARITA VALLEY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER

Provides mental health services and welfare-to work support services for adults in the Santa Clarita Valley. There are no geographic restrictions. 23501 Cinema Dr., Ste. 200, Valencia, CA 91355. 661-288-4800. (See website for hours of operation.)


CITY OF SANTA CLARITA: MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES FOR THE SANTA CLARITA VALLEY

Links are provided to various mental health resources only as informational resource by the City of Santa Clarita. The site(s) linked to are not maintained by or affiliated with the City of Santa Clarita.


CHILD & FAMILY CENTER

A provider of comprehensive prevention, early intervention, diagnostic evaluation and therapeutic services for children, teens, adults and families who live in the Santa Clarita Valley. Crisis services are available Monday-Friday from 9-5p.


CHILDREN’S BUREAU

Children’s Bureau is here to help young children and youth (ages 0 to 21) and their families find ways to decrease potential outbursts and violence in the home and to meet their mental health needs. Children’s Bureau provides a wide range of counseling for kids and mental health services including a comprehensive assessment, child abuse therapy, family focused therapy, individual counseling, and group therapy.


COLLEGE OF THE CANYONS STUDENT HEALTH & WELLNESS CENTER

The Center provides accessible, affordable Health & Mental Health Services as well as wellness activities, health & mental health education, outreach and case management services for Students attending COC.


HENRY MAYO NEWHALL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL – BEHAVIORAL HEALTH UNIT (ACUTE INPATIENT PROGRAM)

A 23-bed, acute psychiatric facility. The Behavioral Health Unit provides quality mental health treatment in an in-patient setting, for persons suffering from severe mental illness, who cannot be treated at a lower level of care. Individualized psychiatric treatment includes medication management, individual, and group therapy.


VALLEY PREVENTION AND TREATMENT CENTER

The Valley Prevention & Treatment Center offers professional mental health services in the SCV. We offer a caring and nurturing environment where we can assist clients to overcome dysfunction in their lives. We are proud to offer bi-cultural, bilingual services for the Latino community.


OPEN PATH PSYCHOTHERAPY COLLECTIVE

Nonprofit that serves clients who lack health insurance, whose health insurance doesn’t provide adequate mental health benefits, and/or cannot afford current market rates for therapy. Therapists provide affordable, in-office psychotherapy.


MENTAL HEALTH HOOKUP

Mental Health Hookup is a Santa Clarita based 501(c)(3) nonprofit mental health agency dedicated to assisting those who are struggling with mental illness and homelessness in the greater Los Angeles area. This private agency directly helps clients and their families through family consultations, low-cost therapy, and case management, and assists them in obtaining SSI, SSD, veterans’ benefits, appropriate housing and additional services or referrals as needed. Call 1-888-544-1516.


VALENCIA THERAPY SERVICES

Mental health, crisis, and community resources including addition/recovery, child abuse/family violence, child care, emergency food/shelter, legal services, low cost counseling, medical/health, mental health crisis, rape/sexual/assault pregnancy, runaway, suicide, temporary help for needy families, and youth/teens in or around the Santa Clarita Valley.


SRD~STRAIGHTENING REINS

Samantha Rocha Dyer (SRD) Straightening Reins Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public not for profit established in 2011 specializing in equine-assisted and interactive therapies designed to improve adolescent and teen mental health and well-being. SRD provides behavioral, educational, and community outreach services to youth and their families in Los Angeles County. Providing HOPE through equine-based experiences to improve mental health. (661) 803-1641


ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA

ADAA is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders through education, practice and evidence-based research. The website offers educational information and many resources for support, including tools to find member a therapist in your local area.


SAMUEL DIXON FAMILY HEALTH CENTER, INC.

Located in Val Verde (661) 257-4008, Newhall (661) 291-1777, Canyon Country (661) 424-1220, and the California Institute of the Arts and College of the Canyons campuses, this community health center accepts Medi-Cal, Medicare, My Health LA (MHLA) and Covered California Plans, and has a sliding scale for those without insurance. Appointments are preferred. Walk-Ins welcome. It provides comprehensive outpatient health services include mental health/behavioral counseling.


ANTELOPE VALLEY


HATHAWAY-SYCAMORES CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES

This non-profit organization provides services in greater Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, San Gabriel Valley and Antelope Valley that include a residential treatment center for youth 6-18 years, foster care and adoption services, school-based outpatient mental health, counseling services, transitional living program for teens and young adults, and a family resource center. To access services call (844) 222-2377 (844-2Access) or email [email protected]

The Center for Grief and Loss for Children works with children 4-17 years and families who may be struggling to cope with the death of a loved one or a long-term loss. Call (323) 733-022, ext. 5726. Services are provided at various locations in Pasadena and the San Gabriel Valley, Pacoima, and Lancaster.


PENNY LANE

This nonprofit organization provides mental health services to clients in schools, foster homes, probation camps, groups homes and the community. Other services include outpatient services for substance abuse disorders, Embracing Identities program for LGBTQ youth 16-25 years, support services for pregnant women and families with children 5 and younger who are at high risk for child maltreatment, support services for adults caring for related (such as grandchildren, nieces and nephews) and non-related children. Locations are in North Hills (headquarters), North Hollywood, Palmdale, and Lancaster. Call (818) 892-3423


CHILD AND FAMILY GUIDANCE CENTER

The CFGC provides services to low income families with children from infancy to age 21 that have significant emotional problems requiring comprehensive mental health interventions. Clients are from diverse backgrounds and circumstances, many of whom are underserved populations, Spanish is the most frequently spoken language after English. Services are provided in Northridge in the San Fernando Valley and in the Antelope Valley. For Services please call (818) 739-5250 (San Fernando Valley); or (661) 265-8627 (Antelope Valley).


SAN FERNANDO VALLEY


OLIVE VIEW COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH URGENT CARE CENTER

Mental health services provided include Crisis Intervention; Medication Support; Targeted Case Management for adults, Transition Aged Youth (TAY), and older adults. See website for hours of operation.)

14659 Olive View Dr., Sylmar, CA, 91342. 818-485-0888


VALLEY PREVENTION AND TREATMENT CENTER

The Valley Prevention & Treatment Center offers professional mental health services in the SCV. We offer a caring and nurturing environment where we can assist clients to overcome dysfunction in their lives. We are proud to offer bi-cultural, bilingual services for the Latino community.


NORTHRIDGE HOSPITAL BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

Services include in-patient hospitalization, adult & senior behavioral health, adolescent behavioral health. Call 844-879-7242.


COUNSELING WEST

Counseling West is a non-profit organization in Sherman Oaks providing therapy services to adults, couples, children, and families. Counseling West is LGBTQIA Affirmative and provides therapy in a number of different languages including Armenian, German, French, Farsi, Hebrew, Spanish, Cantonese, and American Sign Language. Call 818-990-9898


LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES/SUPPORT GROUPS

Provides a full-range of low-cost counseling, support groups, seminars, and workshops that help people gain freedom from dysfunctional relationships and learn to give better care to themselves. Call 1-800- 929-5884.


VBS (Valley Beth Shalom) COUNSELING CENTER

Trained, experienced and dedicated volunteer counselors can help and guide individuals, couples and families through many of life’s challenges. The Center is committed to offering low fee treatment to the community at large, regardless of ethnicity or religious affiliation. 15739 Ventura Boulevard, Encino, CA 91436. Call (818) 784-1414


EL CENTRO DE AMISTAD

El Centro de Amistad, Inc., is a multilingual, cross cultural organization providing a comprehensive range of mental health services, anticipating the ever-changing needs of families and individuals in the San Fernando Valley. The main goals of ECDA’s children’s programs are to reduce risk factors that lead to violence, school failure, gang affiliation, and child abuse. Adult programs are to assist with avoiding further deterioration and enhancing self-sufficiency, and to resolve issues that interfere with employment. Services are provided for adults (ages 25-59) and for children (ages 0-17). All services are available in English and Spanish by culturally competent staff. There is also a free legal clinic. East Valley Office - San Fernando office (818) 898-0223, West Valley Office - Canoga Park (818) 593-4246 or (818) 347-8565.


GREATER LOS ANGELES


LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH ACCESS HOTLINE

If you are in crisis call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255.

ACCESS operates 24 hours/day, 7 days/week as the entry point for mental health services in Los Angeles County for those who are not covered by commercial insurance. Services include deployment of crisis evaluation teams, information and referrals, gatekeeping of acute inpatient psychiatric beds, interpreter services and patient transport. 1-800-854-7771


BEHAVIORAL HEALTH TREATMENT SERVICES LOCATOR

A confidential and anonymous source of information for persons seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. Territories for substance use/addiction and/or mental health problems.


CHILD AND FAMILY GUIDANCE CENTER

The CFGC provides services to low income families with children from infancy to age 21 that have significant emotional problems requiring comprehensive mental health interventions. Clients are from diverse backgrounds and circumstances, many of whom are underserved populations, Spanish is the most frequently spoken language after English. Services are provided in Northridge in the San Fernando Valley and in the Antelope Valley. For Services please call (818) 739-5250 (San Fernando Valley); or (661) 265-8627 (Antelope Valley).


COUNSELING 4 KIDS

This is a nonprofit organization that provides effective mental health services to abused and neglected children and youth in Los Angeles County, and specializes in the treatment of children in foster care. Programs include The Counseling4Kids Trauma Treatment Program, a specialized program for the treatment of trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in children and Birth-to-5 program. The Burbank office (818) 441-7800 is the base for therapists to provide in-home services throughout the San Fernando Valley. There is also a school-linked program.


HATHAWAY-SYCAMORES CHILD AND FAMILY SERVICES

This non-profit organization provides services in greater Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, San Gabriel Valley and Antelope Valley that include a residential treatment center for youth 6-18 years, foster care and adoption services, school-based outpatient mental health, counseling services, transitional living program for teens and young adults, and a family resource center. To access services call (844) 222-2377 (844-2Access) or email [email protected]

The Center for Grief and Loss for Children works with children 4-17 years and families who may be struggling to cope with the death of a loved one or a long-term loss. Call (323) 733-022, ext. 5726. Services are provided at various locations in Pasadena and the San Gabriel Valley, Pacoima, and Lancaster.


PENNY LANE

This nonprofit organization provides mental health services to clients in schools, foster homes, probation camps, groups homes and the community. Other services include outpatient services for substance abuse disorders, Embracing Identities program for LGBTQ youth 16-25 years, support services for pregnant women and families with children 5 and younger who are at high risk for child maltreatment, support services for adults caring for related (such as grandchildren, nieces and nephews) and non-related children. Locations are in North Hills (headquarters), North Hollywood, Palmdale, and Lancaster. Call (818) 892-3423.


THE HELP GROUP CHILD AND FAMILY CENTER

A non-profit organization that provides out-patient mental health services to children and adolescents individually or with their families in English, Spanish, Farsi, Armenian, Hebrew, Arabic and Russian. Other programs provided by the Help Group include a residential treatment program, therapeutic pre-school, schools for youth with intellectual disabilities and/or learning disabilities, Paws & Pals for Kids with Autism, Kids Like Me programs, located in the Los Angeles area, are designed especially for children and adolescents (from preschool to high school) with autism spectrum disorder and other developmental challenges. Toll Free, call (877) 994-3588.


THE VILLAGE

The Village Family Services is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides clinical and behavioral services working with individuals and families, including those who identify as LGBTQ+. Children and youth who receive care often have experienced trauma—abuse, neglect, homelessness—often accompanied by a host of health problems such as poor nutrition, chronic illness, substance use, and more. There are programs to address homelessness in youth and provide support to those who are LGBTQ+. Headquarters and drop-in center for homeless youth are in North Hollywood. Tel: (818) 755-8786 or e-mail [email protected]