Mental Health Department

828 S. Bascom Avenue, Suite 200
San Jose
California
95128

MISSION:
To assist individuals in our community affected by mental illness and serious emotional disturbance to achieve their hopes, dreams and quality of life goals. To accomplish this, services must be delivered in the least restrictive, non-stigmatizing, most accessible environment within a coordinated system of community and self-care, respectful of a person’s family and loved ones, language, culture, ethnicity, gender and sexual identity.
 
WEBSITE:
http://www.sccgov.org/sites/mhd/Pages/default.aspx

SLS Pledges

MHSA PEI - Strengthening Families RFPs - $6,900,000

MHSA funded prevention and early intervention services will be implemented in four high need regions of the County and will bring services to 53 schools in 10 school districts through contracts with local community based organizations (CBOs).

Administrative Support

MHD is committing administrative staff (Prevention Program Analysts and contracts administrative staff) to the development of formal agreements with school districts and other partners for the delivery of MHD services in the 10 districts involved in #1.

SLS Coordinators - $500,000

MHD provides seed funding to school districts for the implementation of a Coordinator on each campus of the 53 schools involved in #1.

KidConnections - $2,744,638

Early Childhood Assessments, Home Visiting, and Therapeutic Services through county and contract providers, through FIRST 5 and mental health funding, provides a system of assessment and services to young children.