SACRAMENTO COUNTY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH RESOURCES FOR OLDER ADULTS

This resource list is intended to inform you of most of the mental health programs and services specifically designed for older adults through Sacramento County Behavioral Health Services. Certain eligibility requirements may apply. Services may be listed more than once. If you are in need of diagnostic, medication, or treatment services, which require an authorization, please contact the Sacramento County Access Team at (916) 875-1055 or toll free at 1-888-881-4881.

For additional resources available to those ages 18+, please visit the adult resource page.

SacMap tries to keep this list up-to-date. If you find information that is incorrect or needs to be updated, or a great resource we should include, please email us.

CRISIS SERVICES

These services provide mental health support for people with a mental health problem that can’t wait for a regular, scheduled appointment.

 

Caregiver Crisis Intervention Respite Program

8241 AUBURN BLVD, SUITE 265, CITRUS HEIGHTS, CA 95610 | PHONE: (916) 728-9333 | WEBSITE

Del Oro Caregiver Resource Center provides a variety of services to improve and support the wellbeing of family caregivers. 

 

SERVICES OFFERED

  • Funding for respite care 

  • Family consultation

  • Home visits 

  • Assessments with a Master’s level clinician to develop a care plan focused on services, supports and wellness

ELIGIBILITY

  • A client must be caring for an adult with a cognitive impairing condition that occurred after the age of 18 or caring for someone 60+ regardless of diagnosis and requiring assistance with 2 or more activities of a daily living  

COST

  • Free

REFERRAL PROCESS

  • Call for resources and more information

Mental Health 24-Hour Crisis Line

PHONE: (888) 881-4881 OR (916) 875-1055 | WEBSITE

Call if you are experiencing a mental health crisis.

SERVICES OFFERED

  • Telephone screening assessment

  • Determine service eligibility 

  • Linkage to services

  • Information and referral

ELIGIBILITY

  • Individuals who do not have access to benefits through a private insurance carrier

COST

  • Free

REFERRAL PROCESS

  • Call for immediate assistance

Mental Health Urgent Care Clinic

2130 STOCKTON BLVD, BUILDING 300, SACRAMENTO, CA 95817 | PHONE: (916) 520-2460 | WEBSITE

HOURS OF OPERATION: MONDAY - FRIDAY | 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM (last walk-in at 7:00 PM)

                                   SATURDAYS, SUNDAYS, HOLIDAYS | 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM (LAST WALK-IN AT 5:00 PM)          

The Mental Health Urgent Care Clinic (MHUCC) is a walk-in clinic for individuals with an urgent mental health need.

SERVICES OFFERED​

  • Counseling

  • Crisis interventions

  • Evaluations and assessments

  • Peer and family support

  • Referrals and linkages to community resources

  • Brief medication management services (excluding controlled substances)

ELIGIBILITY

  • Anyone experiencing a mental health and/or co-occurring substance abuse crisis

COST

  • Does not turn anyone away due to a lack of funds

  • Accepts Medi-Cal

REFERRAL PROCESS

  • Walk-in (Call to confirm hours)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Program Flyer

 

Veteran 24-Hour Crisis Line (National)

PHONE: (800) 273-8255 (Press 1) | DEAF/HARD OF HEARING: (800) 799-4889 | TEXT: 838255 | CHAT WEBSITE | HOURS OF OPERATION: 24-HOURS A DAY/7-DAYS A WEEK

 

The Veterans Crisis Line is a free, confidential resource that’s available to anyone, even if you’re not registered with VA or enrolled in VA health care. 

 

SERVICES OFFERED

  • 24-hour crisis phone line for veterans, service members, as well as their family and friends.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Veterans of all ages

  • All service members, including National Guard and Reserve

  • Family members and friends of veterans

COST

  • Free

REFERRAL PROCESS

  • Call/Text/Chat for immediate assistance

 

OUTPATIENT SERVICES

Outpatient services may include:

  • Counseling and psychotherapy 

  • Medication support services

  • Case Management

  • Assessments

  • Plan Development

  • Evaluations and monitoring

Prior authorization is required for outpatient, non-emergency services.

Please contact the Access Team at (916) 875-1055 or toll free at (888) 881-4881 for availability, accommodation needs and referral to the listed providers. Deaf and hard of hearing individuals may contact the Access Team by TTY/TDD at (916) 876-8892 or California Relay 711. For more information about Sacramento County's Provider List, please contact 

What does the Access Team do?

  • Provides Sacramento County residents with referrals or linkages to authorized specialty mental health services

  • Determines eligibility for services based on referral information and by conducting a brief phone screening in the individual’s primary language. (Medical necessity, Medi-Cal, etc.)

What is the process to get outpatient services?

  1. Call the Access Team: (916)-875-1055 / (888) 881-4881

  2. The Access Team will conduct an assessment to determine the level of service needed.

  3. The Access Team will give you the provider’s name and telephone number. 

  4. The provider will contact you to set up an appointment after the Access Team has authorized services.

 

Access Brochure

SUICIDE PREVENTION

 

Friends for Survival: Bereavement Support and Grief Services

PHONE: (916) 392-0664 OR (800) 646-7322 | EMAIL |  WEBSITE

HOURS OF OPERATION: TUESDAY - THURSDAY | 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM | PHONES ANSWERED 7-DAYS A WEEK

Friends for Survival offers help after a suicide death. Those whose loss is recent can lean upon the shoulders of those who have made progress in the difficult task of working through grief after a suicide death. The program provides a variety of peer support services that comfort, encourage and educate those in grief. 

Services Provided

 

  • Monthly meetings of grief support and education

  • Monthly newsletter of sharing and information

  • Comprehensive list of resources and reference library

  • Speakers available for work places and agencies impacted by a suicide death

  • Education from healthcare professionals and community advocates

  • Toll Free Suicide Loss Helpline: 1-800-646-7322

Register for groups

Iu-Mien: Healthy Village Senior Group

6000 LEMON HILL DRIVE, MUTUAL HOUSING COMMUNITY ROOM, SACRAMENTO, CA 95824

PHONE: (916) 393-3083 | WEBSITE

GROUP DAYS/TIMES: MONDAY & WEDNESDAY | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Healthy Village Senior Group provides adult members of the Iu Mien community (aged 40 years and older) with health and wellness education, community connection, information about community resources, and support through group and community events. 

 

SERVICES OFFERED

  • Health and wellness education

  • Support groups

  • Community events

  • Activities to promote a sense of community (e.g. sharing stories, discussing current event)

  • Information about community resources

ELIGIBILITY

  • Adult members of the Iu Mien community (aged 40 years and older)

COST

  • Free

REFERRAL PROCESS

  • Drop-in or call for more information

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Group Flyer 

La Familia: Senior Companionship Program

3301 37TH AVENUE, SACRAMENTO, CA 95824 | PHONE: (916) 210-8773 | WEBSITE

HOURS OF OPERATION: MONDAY - FRIDAY | 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

The Senior Companionship Program provides home visitation and assistance to isolated Latino seniors

 

ELIGIBILITY

  • Latino community support for seniors.

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COST

  • Free

REFERRAL PROCESS

  • Call for services

SeniorLink

3870 ROSIN COURT, SUITE 130, SACRAMENTO, CA 95834 | PHONE: (916) 369-7872 | WEBSITE

HOURS OF OPERATION: MONDAY – SATURDAY |  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

El Hogar's SeniorLink program provides support to older adults (55+) experiencing isolation and/or early signs of depression or anxiety. Staff reach out to program participants in their homes or community settings and assist with improving their health and wellness, collaborating with health care providers, increasing opportunities for socialization, and providing transportation services as needed.

SERVICES OFFERED

  • Activities and Outings

  • Collaboration with Health Care Providers

  • Transportation and Referral Services

  • Cultural Groups

  • Volunteer Activities

  • Advocacy

  • Skill Development

ELIGIBILITY

  • Older adults (55+)  

  • Residents of Sacramento County 

  • Experiencing isolation and/or early signs of depression or anxiety

  • Cannot be receiving services through Sacramento County’s Mental Health Plan or be enrolled in an intensive case management program


COST

  • Free

REFERRAL PROCESS

  • SeniorLink accepts referrals for participants from anyone

  • Referral Form

Senior Peer Counseling | Supporting Community Connections: Older Adult Program

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

HOURS OF OPERATION: MONDAY – FRIDAY |  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

 

The Cal Voices 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.

 

SERVICES OFFERED

  • Peer counseling

  • Referrals

  • Community Connection

  • Community education and training about mental health issues, cultural competency and the value of volunteering. 

ELIGIBILITY

  • Older adults (55+)  

  • Residents of Sacramento County 

  • Experiencing isolation or homebound

Consider volunteering as a Senior Peer Counselor!​

COST

  • Free

REFERRAL PROCESS

  • Senior Peer Counseling accepts referrals for participants from anyone.

Suicide Prevention Line

PHONE: (916) 368-3111 | (800) 273-TALK (8255) | (800) SUICIDE (7842433) | CHAT | WEBSITE

TEXT: Text the word HOPE to (916) 668-iCAN (4226)

HOURS OF OPERATION: 24-HOURS A DAY/7-DAYS A WEEK

The Suicide Prevention Crisis Line receives calls from people of all ages who are experiencing depression, hopelessness, alone, desperate, considering suicide. 

 

SERVICES OFFERED

  • Suicide prevention crisis phone line

  • Crisis Chat and Texting (not meant for emergent life-threatening situations)

  • Information and Resources

ELIGIBILITY

  • Individuals experiencing depression, hopelessness, alone, desperate, considering suicide

  • Individuals concerned about a friend or loved one who is suicidal

COST

  • Free

REFERRAL PROCESS

  • Call, text, or chat for support

OTHER RESOURCES

 

Mental Health Plan Members' Handbook

Mental Health Plan Members' Handbook PDF

This booklet helps with information about what specialty mental health services are, how to receive them, and how to get help from the Sacramento County MHP. The handbook also provides information about the doctors, clinics and hospitals in the Sacramento County MHP network and where they are located.

CONTAINS

  • Information about specialty mental health services and how to access them in Sacramento County

  • Eligibility requirements for the Sacramento County Mental Health Plan (MHP)

  • Patient Rights

  • Problem resolution

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This program is funded by the Sacramento County Division of Behavioral Health Services through the voter approved Proposition 63, Mental Health Services Act (MHSA).

PHONE | (916) 366-4600

     FAX | (916) 855-5448

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