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Resources in Santa Clara County

Emergency 24/7 (Police/Fire/ Ambulance)
(Ask for a C.I.T. officer who is trained in mental health issues)
Support group for Survivors of Suicide Loss 408885-6216
Mental Health Urgent Care408-885-7855
Health & Human Services Information & Referrals211 &
Police (Non-emergency)311
National Crisis Hotline1-800-784-2433 (SUICIDE) &
1-800 273-8255 (273-TALK)

Call Center Mental Health Department (MHD)800-704-0900SCC Mental Health Services
NAMI: National Alliance for Mentally Ill408-453-0400Support services for families of mentally Ill
Contact Cares408-850-6125Crisis hotline and Parental stress hotline
Community Solutions408-683-4118Crisis hotline
Spanish (Bilingual) Hotline 800-572-2782Crisis hotline
Phoenix North County Self Help Center650-462-2811MHD's Consumer Affairs Self Help Center
Zephyr Self Help Center408-792-2140MHD's Consumer Affairs Self Help Center
South County Self Help Center408-848-5037MHD's Consumer Affairs Self Help Center


GATEWAY800-488-9919Drug/alcohol linkage services
Alcoholics Anonymous
(24 Hrs)
408-374-8511Peer support groups to stop using alcohol
Narcotics Anonymous408-998-4200Peer support groups to stop using drugs
Pathway Society (24 Hrs)408-244-1834Comprehensive Drug/Alcohol services
AL-ANON408-379 -1051Family Support Group
Smoke Line 800-662-8887  
Sexaholics Anonymous510-273-9878Sexual issues
Gamblers Anonymous 800-287-8670 Assist individuals to quit gambling


24-hours shelter1-800-774-3583Provides referrals for shelter
Reception Center408-294-2100Emergency shelter and meals
Salvation Army408-282-1175Emergency shelter and meals
Harvest Food Bank408-266-8866Provides food for the needy
Food Connection408-266-8950Provides resources for getting food


Children Protective Services408-299-2071Child abuse reporting
24/7 teen line 888-247-7717 24 Hours teen hotline
Alum Rock Counseling Center (24 Hrs)408- 294-0579Adolescent crisis counseling (mobile)
Bill Wilson Center (Bilingual)408-243-0222Adolescent/Adult counseling
EMQ Mobile Crisis408-379-9085Mental health Crisis intervention (under 18)
Planned Parenthood408-287-7532Parent training, education, and health care
Reachout.comwww.ReachOut.comwebsite for teens 8}. young adults
Chat4Teenswww.chat4teens.orgInstant messaging service (limited hours)


Adult Protective Services (APS) 800-414-2002For Reporting Elder Abuse
Friendship line (24 Hrs) 800-971-0016Medication Reminder for senior citizens
Alzheimer's Hotline {24 Hrs) 800-272-3900Alzheimer's education, info., &, support
Golden Gateway408-295-5288Mobile outreach for adults (60+)


Social Security 800-772-1213  
Unemployment Development Insurance 800-300-5616  
Billy De Frank Center {Gay/Lesbian)408-293- 2429Provides Gay & Lesbian support services
Battered Women's Support Network 800- 572-2782 Support services for battered women
Next Door (24 Hrs)408- 279-2962Domestic violence support services
Rape Crisis {24 Hrs)408- 287-3000Rape crisis hotline
Center for Living with Dying408-243-0222Support services for grieving individuals
KARA (Palo Alto)650-321-5272Support services for grieving individuals
Victim Witness408-295- 2656Assistance for victims of a crimes
Anti- Hate Line408-279-0111Discrimination Complaints
Bay Area Legal Aid408-283-3700Domestic Violence, Housing etc
Living Center (AIDS)408-971-0852AIDS Information
Grieving pet loss408-262-2133Grieving the loss of a pet

COUNSELING SERVICES (Many offer a sliding fee scale or accept Medicare; your doctor & insurance provider may recommend other agencies)

ACCI (Asian American Community)408-975-2730Individual and family counseling
ACT for Mental Health408-287-2640Individual and family counseling
Adult and Child Guidance Center408-292-9353Individual and family counseling
Almaden Valley Counseling408-997-0200Teen, Adults, & Families
Alum Rock Counseling Center408-294-0500Family counseling
Community Solutions408-842-7138Individual Counseling
Catholic Charities (Bilingual)408-944-0469Individual and Family Counseling
Center for Healthy Development408-985-8115Individual and family counseling
Christian Counseling408-559-1115Counseling Services
JFI< Counseling408-524-4900Counseling Services
Momentum for Mental Health408-261-7777Counseling Services
Process Therapy Institute408-358- 2218Individual and Family therapy
Palo Alto/Pacific Grad School650-961-9300Counseling Services
San Jose State Family Counseling408-924-5670Individual and family counseling
Ujirna Youth (African American)408-928-1700Youth and family counseling
YWCA408-295-4011Support, education, therapy & referrals