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Mental Health Division
Mental Health Division

Berkeley Mental Health Adult Services

The Mental Health Adult Services Clinic provides mental health and related social services to Berkeley and Albany community members and their families.  Program efforts include coordination and consultation with other agencies and groups, and providing linkages and referrals to community resources.

The Berkeley Mental Health Adult Services Clinic provides services at  two locations:

  • New Clients and Ongoing Clinical Case management  at 1521 University Avenue,
  • Medication Services by appointment at 1890 Alcatraz Avenue, and
  • Payee Services from 10-12 pm M-F at  1890 Alcatraz Avenue. 

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Crisis, Assessment, and Triage
Assessment and linkages to community based resources.  

Comprehensive Community Treatment (CCT) Program
Case management and support services designed for people with serious and persistent mental disabilities.  Comprehensive Community Treatment patients are people with histories of psychiatric hospitalization who are in need of mental health, and other medical and social services, and who require long-term comprehensive services to maintain stability in the community.

Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Program
Comprehensive case management and support services for people whose problems have resulted in multiple and lengthy hospitalizations or whose health and mental health status puts them at critically high risk.  Patients are seen on with high frequency to obtain assistance with multiple and complex needs.

Homeless Outreach Program
Helps people living on the streets and in shelters that need assistance to connect with health, mental health, substance abuse and related social services. 


Who We Serve
Residents of Berkeley and Albany, or homeless in Berkeley or Albany who are 18 years or older.

Languages Spoken
English and

Sliding scale based on income; free services depending on income qualification. We accept medi-cal insurance.


General Hours of Operation
1521 University Avenue - Clinical Case Management and New Clients
Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

1890 Alcatraz Avenue - Psychiatric Services
By appointment only: 8-12 and 1-4 PM

1890 Alcatraz Avenue - Payee Services
M-F 10-12 PM

Mobile Crisis Response Hours
Saturday through Thursday 11:30 AM – 10:00 PM.  Mobile Crisis is not available on Fridays.
Phone: (510) 981-5900 (Non-emergency Police Dispatcher - 24 hours) or
(510) 981-5254 (Voice message)

Phone: (510) 981-5290
Fax: (510) 981-5265
TDD: (510) 981-6903 
Wheelchair Accessible




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Mental Health Division, 1521 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94703
Questions or comments? Email: Phone: (510) 981-5290
(510) 981-CITY/2489 or 311 from any landline in Berkeley
TTY: (510) 981-6903