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Mental Health Division
Mental Health Division

Family, Youth and Children’s Services (FYC)

FYC is closed to clients. Walk-in service at Berkeley Mental Health's Adult Clinic (1521 University) is available 10am-1pm Monday-Thursday. We are open by phone 10am-5pm Monday-Friday for crisis intervention, referrals, and screening for mental health treatment: (510) 981-5244. For emergencies, call 911. For crises outside of these hours, call the 24-hour crisis line at (800) 309-2131. 

The City of Berkeley Health Officer has ordered residents to shelter in place, leaving only for essential needs. Read the latest changes to City services and COVID-19 information from Berkeley Public Health.

Family, Youth & Children’s Services (FYC) provides Comprehensive Care Services to the residents of Berkeley and Albany. Outpatient services are provided with an individualized, strength-based, client and family-centered perspective that involves interagency and community collaboration. Our approach seeks to empower children, youth, and families and promote healthy development and wellbeing.  FYC Staff provide services in confidential, caring, respectful ways that are sensitive to age, culture, religion, language, gender, education, socio-economic status, and sexual orientation.

Services | Accessiblity | Hours & LocationsCrisis ResponseAdult Services | Internship Program




  • Outpatient Counseling Services (including individual, family therapy, or brief treatment)
  • Psychological Assessment and/or Testing
  • Medication Evaluation or Psychiatric Consultation
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Intensive Stabilization and Mental Health Support Services (0-18 years)
  • School-based Services (Preschool-12th Grade)
  • Transitional Age Youth Services (16-24 years)
  • Case Management and Resource Coordination
  • Parent Groups and Community Workshops
  • Bilingual (Spanish) services


Who We Serve
Children and youth ages 0-18, and their families who reside in Berkeley or Albany or who attend Berkeley/Albany schools. 

Language(s) Spoken

Sliding scale based on income


FYCGeneral Hours of Operation


Outpatient Services
Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

3282 Adeline Street
Berkeley, CA 94704
Phone: (510) 981-5280
Fax: (510) 981-5255
TDD: (510) 981-6903

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

After hours emergency phone line: 510-847-8532

Limited Wheelchair Accessibilty


Berkeley High School Health Center
Click the link above for hours and location

Berkeley Schools
Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM and additional hours by appointment

Other City of Berkeley Programs

City of Berkeley Recreation Programs


The Young Adult Project (YAP)





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