CAL VOICES

PROGRAMS & SERVICES

 

 

 

 

Cal Voices provides numerous services and various resources throughout California. To learn more about the direct services and supports we offer, click on a link below.

AMADOR PROGRAMS

 

MOM CHAT

10354 ARGONAUT LANE, JACKSON, CA 95642 | PHONE (209) 223-1956 | FAX (209) 223-1985

MomCHAT is a partnership between Cal Voices and Amador County. This program aims to support mothers at crucial points during pregnancy and postpartum in an effort to reduce or eliminate mental health challenges from occurring or becoming severe. The peer support worker provides ongoing case management, referrals and resources to program participants. 

PATIENTS' RIGHTS ADVOCATE

10354 ARGONAUT LANE, JACKSON, CA 95642 | PHONE (209) 223-1956 | FAX (209) 223-1985

The Patients’ Rights Advocate (PRA) receives, investigates, and seeks to resolve complaints from or concerning clients residing in licensed mental health or community care facilities regarding abuse, unreasonable denial, or punitive withholding of rights guaranteed under the California Welfare and Institutions Code. To this end, the PRA represents the explicit expressed interests of adult and adolescent clients in resolving complaints related in inpatient care and at certification review hearings in accordance with the provisions of Welfare and Institutions Code Section 5250 et seq. 

SIERRA WIND WELLNESS & RECOVERY CENTER

10354 ARGONAUT LANE, JACKSON, CA 95642 | PHONE (209)223-1956 | FAX (209) 223-1985

Sierra Wind is a peer-led self help center offering advocacy, support, resource linkage, benefits acquisition, culturally diverse support groups, patients’ rights advocacy, and free meals daily. The program is funded by the Mental Health Services Act through Amador County Behavioral Health Services. All are welcome at Sierra Wind. Check out Sierra Wind’s calendar of events and support groups and track the latest developments at the center on Sierra Wind’s Facebook page!

Meetings and Support Groups

  • Anger Management

  • Bipolar Depression Support Group

  • Eight Dimensions of Wellness Support Group

  • Freestyle Support Group

  • Friday Funnys

  • Heartfelt Coping Support Group

  • LGBTQ Support Group

  • LGBTQ Youth Support Group

  • Men of the Wind Support Group

  • Narcotics Anonymous

  • PTSD Support Group

  • Self-Advocacy Support Group

  • Social Wellness Support Group

  • Women to Women Support Group

Consider volunteering or facilitating a support group at Sierra Wind!

THE LABYRINTH PROJECT

10354 ARGONAUT LANE, JACKSON, CA 95642 | PHONE (209) 223-1956 | FAX (209) 223-1985

For thousands of years, labyrinths have been used as a holistic method of reducing stress and increasing mindfulness. The Project provides 12 labyrinth walks in the community throughout the year. There is a labyrinth at Sierra Wind Wellness and Recovery Center that is available for residents to walk at any time. This project aims to increase knowledge and understanding pertaining to mental health and improving timely access to behavioral health services.

Meetings and Support Groups

Stay up to date on The Labyrinth Project of Amador County Facebook Page!

PLACER PROGRAMS

 

PLACER COUNTY PARENT PARTNERS

11716 ENTERPRISE DRIVE, AUBURN, CA 95603 | 1000 SUNSET BLVD., SUITE 140, ROCKLIN, CA 95765

225 N. LAKE BLVD., CARNELIAN BAY, CA 96140

Family Advocates use creative, culturally sensitive, and strengths-based thinking to support families in achieving their goals. We believe families are the experts in knowing their own needs and that extra support from someone who can relate makes the difference between delayed progress and a successful outcome. Services are located in Roseville, Rocklin, Auburn, and Tahoe.

 

Family Advocates:

  • Provide support to families receiving services from Placer County’s Children’s System of Care, including Behavioral Health, Drug Court, Child Welfare, and Juvenile Probation Services.

  • Create linkages between teachers, juvenile probation officers, mental health workers, and social workers.

  • Support families in court proceedings, treatment team meetings, and school meetings.

  • Assist families in being equal partners with professionals assisting them.

  • Provide an opportunity for parents to benefit from the support and understanding of other parents who have gone through similar experiences.

  • Link families to community resources and supports.

 

For more information, email or call (530) 886-5427.

SACRAMENTO PROGRAMS

 

CLIENT & FAMILY VOICE (ADULT ADVOCACY)

7001-A EAST PARKWAY, SUITE 811, SACRAMENTO, CA 95823 | FAX (916) 875-1490

Cal Voices' Consumer Advocate Liaison (CAL) actively participates in Sacramento County’s Behavioral Health Services management meetings, policy development meetings, program planning and development and implementation meetings, and system of care meetings. Our CAL regularly informs County leadership of issues, gaps, research, trends and developments related to needs of consumers of mental health services. The CAL also serves as a resource for adult consumers discharged from acute care by providing system navigation, advocacy, information, referral and support. For more information, email or call (916) 875-4710.

Cal Voices Family Advocate Liaison (FAL) actively participates in Sacramento County’s Behavioral Health Services management meetings, policy development meetings, program planning and development and implementation meetings, and system of care meetings. Our FAL regularly informs County leadership of issues, gaps, research, trends and developments related to needs of the family members and caretakers of adult mental health clients. The FAL also offers consultation related to the family member perspective to policy and program development committees, workgroups and task forces, system providers, and partners. For more information, email or call (916) 875-5644.

Meetings and Support Groups

  • Expert Pool Town Hall Meetings. Join the mailing list.

  • Mental Health Support Group

Consider volunteering or facilitating a support group with the Client & Family Voice Program!

CONSUMER OPERATED WARMLINE

720 HOWE AVENUE, SUITE 102, SACRAMENTO, CA 95825 | PHONE (916) 366-4668 | FAX (916) 855-5448

The Warmline is a non-crisis phone line which offers supportive listening, referrals to mental health resources, and more.  The Warmline is staffed by a culturally diverse team of Cal Voices employees and volunteers, all of whom are living in recovery from mental illness. The Warmline provides support services in the following languages: English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Russian, Chinese, Hmong, and Sinhala.

Support Groups

  • Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) Groups

Consider volunteering with the Consumer Operated Warmline!

KAISER PERMANENTE PEER PARTNERS

720 HOWE AVENUE, SUITE 106, SACRAMENTO, CA 95825 

Peer Specialists work within Kaiser’s Center for Integrated Care (CIC) and provide individual peer support, information and referrals, mentoring, and advocacy skills to clients receiving public mental health services through and provide encouragement, motivation and support to clients seeking to establish or strengthen their recovery. Peer partner services are only available to Kaiser CIC patients.

MENTAL HEALTH MATTERS TV

720 HOWE AVENUE, SUITE 102, SACRAMENTO, CA 95825 | PHONE (916) 366-4668 | FAX (916) 855-5448

Mental Health Matters℠ is a monthly television talk show, produced by mental health consumers and their family members, that highlights issues relating to mental health. The show can be seen on the first Saturday of every month at 7:00 pm. Sacramento area Comcast and local television subscribers can view Mental Health Matters℠ program on channel 17; U-verse subscribers can see the show on channel 99.

To share your show ideas, to appear on Mental Health Matters℠, or for more information email us..

SACRAMENTO PEER PARTNERS

2130 STOCKTON BLVD, SACRAMENTO, CA 95817 | 2150 STOCKTON BLVD, SACRAMENTO, CA 95817 

Our Peer Partners work within Sacramento County’s Behavioral Health Services and provide individual peer support, information and referrals, mentoring, and advocacy skills to clients receiving public mental health services. Peer Partners meet with clients and their family members or support persons while clients are receiving inpatient psychiatric services and offer mentoring and/or coaching to clients by helping clients set recovery goals, develop individual Wellness and Recovery Action Plans, solve problems directly related to recovery, and provide encouragement, motivation and support to clients seeking to establish or strengthen their recovery. Peer Partner services are only available to individuals receiving services through the Sacramento County Adult Psychiatric Services and Supports Program and Inpatient/Crisis Stabilization Units.

SACRAMENTO ADVOCACY FOR FAMILY EMPOWERMENT (SAFE) 

720 HOWE AVENUE, SUITE 108, SACRAMENTO, CA 95825 | PHONE (916) 855-5427 | FAX (916) 855-5448

Family and Youth Advocates work to ensure that the needs of youth and families are being met by the public mental health system. This is done through empowering youth and family members to have a voice at all levels of system care and public policy. SAFE Advocates also provide support groups for families and youth who are served by Sacramento County’s Children’s System of Care, which includes Behavioral Health, Juvenile Justice, and Child Protective Services. Our SAFE staff offer education and training to organizations throughout Sacramento County and are available to speak about youth mental health topics at various events. We provide services in English and Spanish. For more information, email us.

Support Groups

  • Parent Support Group

  • Teen Support Group

  • Youth Anger Management

SENIOR PEER COUNSELING/OLDER ADULTS

720 HOWE AVENUE, SUITE 102, SACRAMENTO, CA 95825 | PHONE (916) 855-5444 | FAX (916) 855-5448

The Senior Peer Counseling/Supporting Community Connections program provides peer counseling, referrals, community connection and advocacy for adults 55 years and older, who are isolated, homebound older adults in Sacramento County by linking caring volunteers with older people in need of a friend. In just a couple hours per week, volunteers are able to reduce isolation, and improve quality of life­, all while building new connections within the community. The program also provides community education and training about mental health issues, cultural competency and the value of volunteering. For more information, email us.

Consider volunteering as a Senior Peer Counselor!

STATEWIDE & REGIONAL PROGRAMS

 

#OUT4MENTALHEALTH

720 HOWE AVENUE, SUITE 106, SACRAMENTO, CA 95825 | FAX (916) 855-5448

#Out4MentalHealth is a statewide project that engages LGBTQ people throughout California to develop a mental health equity agenda and offer tools and resources that address these disparities and make our shared goals a reality. If you would like assistance with improving LGBTQ mental health services in your county, please email for technical assistance. Email us to be added to an interest list and be the first to learn about new opportunities to get involved. For more information, email us.

ACCESS CALIFORNIA

720 HOWE AVENUE, SUITE 101, SACRAMENTO, CA 95825 | PHONE (916) 376-7736 | FAX (916) 855-5448

ACCESS California is a statewide consumer-led public mental health advocacy program. ACCESS works to strengthen and expand local and statewide client stakeholder advocacy in California's Public Mental Health System through individual and community empowerment. Through our ongoing research, data collection and evaluation, legislative and policy analysis, advocacy, education, training, outreach, and engagement activities, ACCESS implements strategies to elevate the voices, identify the needs, and increase genuine public participation of client stakeholders to drive truly transformative change in the Public Mental Health System. For more information, check out the ACCESS California website or email us.

ACCESS to Opportunity represents the interests and mental health needs of consumers with lived experience of criminal/juvenile justice involvement and their family members. It is a unified statewide advocacy, capacity building, outreach, awareness building, and education program intended to improve systems and services for adults and youth at the intersections of behavioral health and criminal justice across California. For updates on our forthcoming ACCESS to Opportunity project, please subscribe to our email list. For more information, check out the ACCESS California website or email us.

ACCESS TO OPPORTUNITY

720 HOWE AVENUE, SUITE 101, SACRAMENTO, CA 95825 | PHONE (916) 376-7736 | FAX (916) 855-5448

WISE | WORKFORCE INTEGATION SUPPORT AND EDUCATION

720 HOWE AVENUE, SUITE 107, SACRAMENTO, CA 95825 | PHONE (916) 376-7736 | FAX (916) 855-5448

WISE U is an 11-day interactive peer training course. It's designed to increase the peer workforce and aid in the development of peer support services already within substance-use disorder and mental health service settings. The primary goal is to assist WISE U participants with placement into a  full-time or part-time, paid or volunteer peer position in the public mental health field. For more information, check out the WISE website or email us.

PHONE | (916) 366-4600

     FAX | (916) 855-5448

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