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Mental Health Division
Mental Health Division

Welcome to the Division of Mental Health

The Mental Health Division provides a range of community-based mental health services to Berkeley and Albany residents.  We work with people in our clinics, in schools, in their homes, on the street or in shelters, and in a variety of other settings.

Division of Mental Health: Berkeley Mental Health ClinicWe can help:

  • People in crisis;
  • Children, teens, and families experiencing emotional difficulties;
  • People with serious mental illnesses and disabilities; and
  • Others who are in need of mental health or related social services.

Our staff come from many different cultural backgrounds, offer services in different languages, and we strive to address the diverse needs of our local community.  Our staff includes licensed mental health professionals, case managers, psychiatrists, nurses, and peer counselors.  What all of our staff have in common is a shared commitment to improve the quality of life for the entire community.

Mental Health Services | Homeless Outreach Additional Mental Health Resources | Clinical Training Internships | Suggestions & Grievances | Mental Health Services Act 

Mental Health Services

Family, Youth, and Children's Services 
For minors under 18 years of age and their immediate family members
Phone:  (510) 981-5280

Adult Services 
For Berkeley and Albany residents 18 years of age and older 
Phone:  (510) 981-5290

Crisis Services 
For both children and adults
Phone:  (510) 981-5290

Homeless Outreach and Treatment Team - HOTT
Outreach and short term case management for vulnerable homeless individuals. 
Anyone can refer by calling: (510) 981-5273

Additional Mental Health Resources
To find additional mental health services available locally visit the Berkeley Public Library Berkeley Information List (BIN) at: https://bancroft.berkeley-public.org/databases/bplbin/ for up to date information on organizations, agencies, services and non-profits in and around Berkeley

Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) 
Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Web Page 

Clinical Training Internships 
Learn About Adult Services Training Internships 
Learn About Family, Youth and Children's Services Training Internships

Suggestions and Grievances 
To make a suggestion, submit a grievance, request for a change of provider, request access to your medical records, or to appeal a hearing, click on one of the links below. 

(Adobe forms (.pdf) will need to be printed out and filled in by hand. Click here to download the Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Problem Resolution Information for Consumers | Información para el Consumidor sobre Resolución de Problemas

Berkeley Mental Health Suggestion/Grievance Form (.pdf) | Formulario para Sugerencias/Quejas de Salud Mental de Berkeley (.pdf)



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Mental Health Division, 2640 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Berkeley, CA 94704
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