Service Name: CHILD AND ADOLESCENT BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES
Organization Name: SANTA CRUZ COUNTY HEALTH SERVICES AGENCY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH (HSA)
- Description: Provide mental health and substance use assessment and treatment planning; individual, family, and group therapy/counseling; case management; psychiatric services (including evaluation and medication management); and Medi-Cal EPSDT mental health services. Services are provided throughout the community in both North and South Santa Cruz County, with clinics located at 1400 Emeline Ave. in Santa Cruz and 1430 Freedom Blvd. in Watsonville. Take a family-based approach to working with children/youth and their parents/caregivers and are committed to providing culturally and linguistically appropriate services.
COVID-19 Update: Due to COVID-19 some services may be limited to telehealth/telephone only. Persons needing access to a computer for telehealth appointments may come to the Santa Cruz or Watsonville clinics with prior arrangements and a worker will be available for assistance in connecting with their provider. Protective masks are required. If you do not have a mask, you will be provided with one. If you have a medical condition that exempts you from the mask requirement, please inform the Receptionist when you arrive. Temperature screenings and medical reviews are required of all prior to entrance to the clinics.
- Website: https://www.santacruzhealth.org/HSAHome/HSADivisions/BehavioralHealth/ChildandAdolescentBehavioralHealthServices.aspx
- Phone(s): (800) 952-2335, (831) 426-7322, (831) 454-4900, (831) 458-5300, (831) 763-8200
- Hours: Monday-Friday, 8-5
- Eligibility: Serve Medi-Cal eligible children/youth and young adults (up to age 21) who have moderate to severe behavioral health needs living in Santa Cruz County.
ACCESS Line staff can support individuals/families in connecting with other providers in the community if the child/youth/young adult does not meet the moderate to severe behavioral health need criteria.
Medi-Cal Eligibility Workers are also available to support eligible individuals in obtaining Medi-Cal coverage by calling the Benefits Call Center at 1-888-421-8080.
- Requirements: No documents required to request services. ACCESS Line staff will ask caller to provide information on the child/youth being referred, including name; date of birth; social security number (not required); the reason for requesting services; and information on the child/youth's Medi-Cal card (if they have one).
- Santa Cruz United States
- General Crime Victim Assistance
- Health/Disability Related Support Groups
- Mental Health Related Support Groups
- Parent Support Groups
- Adult Psychiatric Hospitals
- Children's/Adolescent Psychiatric Hospitals
- General Counseling Services
- Adolescent/Youth Counseling
- Child Guidance
- Mental Health Crisis Lines
- Mental Health Evaluation
- Psychiatric Day Treatment
- General Mental Health Information/Education
- Mental Health Associations