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Youth and children living or attending school in Berkeley who have Alameda County Medi-Cal insurance can access mental health services at the Family, Youth, and Children’s Services Clinic.
Family, Youth, and Children’s Services provides mental health services for children and youth who are under the age of 21 and their families. They must be Berkeley residents and/or students who attend school in Berkeley. Learn more about eligibility, how to access services, and what services are offered.
The mental health professionals within Family, Youth, and Children’s Services provide accessible, high quality, compassionate, and culturally responsive care that promotes healing from trauma, healthy development, and improved wellbeing. Our staff provide these services in confidential, caring, and respectful ways that are sensitive to the unique needs of every race, culture, religion, gender, socio-economic status, and sexual orientation; and we are able to provide these services in English and Spanish.
Current clients can reach their assigned clinician by calling (510) 981-5280.
Full Service Partners and their families can get support after working hours and on holiday and weekends by calling the after-hours crisis phone line: (510) 981-5259. This will connect you to Crisis Support Services of Alameda County, who will provide crisis support, referrals, and communicate the next morning with your treatment team around any ongoing needs.
For questions/inquiries about Mental Health Services, please email MentalHealth@cityofberkeley.info.