Community Resources

Community Resources in SF Bay Area


Santa Clara Mental Health Department: Learning Partnership Division

1075 E. Santa Clara Street, 2nd Floor 
Cube # 226-21 
San José, CA 95116-2244 
Ph 408-792-3922 
Fax 408-792-2158 
MHPSW Lead Brian Cheung  


Asian Community Mental Health Services (ACMHS)

310-8th Street, #201 Oakland, CA 94607 
Tel: 510-451-6729 ACMHS provide mental health services to children, and adults who suffer from depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, etc.

Staff are bilingual in Cantonese and Mandarin. Services are free for clients with MediCal. Other services are based on a sliding fee. 


Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI)

2400 Moorpark Ave., Suite 300 San Jose, CA 95128 
Tel: 408-975-2730 AACI provides prevention and intervention services and outpatient treatment for adolescents, ages 12-18, who are experiencing alcohol and other drug-related problems and co-occuring mental health issues. 


Suicide and Crisis Hotline

Tel: (855) 278-4204
Suicide and Crisis Services


Domestic Violence 24-Hour Hotline (AACI Asian Women's Home)

Tel: 408-975-2739 Alliance for Community Care 
Tel: 800-704-0900


Chinese Caregiver support service for Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia at Catholic Charities

195 East San Fernando Street San Jose, CA 95112
Peggy Chang @ 408 -282-8669 The program offers:
1) Information and referral 
2) Support group 
3) In-home Service and Care management 
4) Safe Return 
5) Educational and Literature 


Day Break Program at Catholic Charities

195 East San Fernando Street San Jose, CA 95112
Margaret Chou @ 408-282-8665 Services include Day Break II: day care for elder, Transportation service (outreach), Case management, In-home visit 


Operation Dawn

5034 Page Mill Dr. San Jose, CA 95111
Tel: 408-362-0121 
Operation Dawn is a Christian based program that offers Recovery and Treatment Planning for persons with Drug or Alcohol Abuse Problems. Services are free of charge. Residential live-in services are available. The program is designed to target the mandarin-speaking community. Please call or e-mail at for any questions.


Herald Family Rebuilding Center (HFRC) 角聲護家中心

39155 Liberty St., D450 Fremont, CA 94538
Tel:  510-790-3366  
Fax: 510-790-2783
Herald Family Rebuilding Center (HFRC) is a non-profit organization, engaged in serving and caring for Asian single-parent families and married couples whose marriages are on the brink of divorce. We offer them timely help and comfort in their time of need. We enable them to live a healthy, abundant and joyful life through group support. We offer different workshops, support groups and activities in the Bay area.        


Friends of Children With Special Needs. FCSN’s mission is to help special needs children and their families find love, hope, and respect through integrated community involvement. We provide services at our Fremont Center and in 8 other cities throughout the South and East Bay areas with classes in arts/crafts, living skills, play groups, exercises, and academics. We also have adult day program and supported living/independent living programs. Our primary focus is on the Chinese American immigrant community, although all are welcome to join. 


Portia Bell Hume Behavioral Health and Training Center

Fremont Location: 3550 Mowry Ave Suite 102,Fremont CA 94538
Tel:  (510) 745-9151
Concord Location: 1333 Willow Pass Road, Suite 102,Concord CA 94520
Tel:  (925) 825-1793 
Pittsburg Location: 555 School Street, Pittsburg CA 94565
Tel:  510-790-3366
The Hume Center provides comprehensive multicultural and multilingual mental health services. The Community Mental Health practice follows a public health approach to mental disorders. We begin with an attempt to solve problems in the community where they occur, and in collaboration with involved agencies, social and/or family networks and schools. For the person who needs outpatient treatment we provide services in our clinics located in Concord, Fremont and Pittsburg.


California Coalition for Compassionate Care 美華慈心關懷聯盟

San Jose Location: (refer to website for other locations)
Tel:  408-332-5579
Building a community in which Chinese-Americans are able to face the end of life with dignity, respect, and meaning.

  • Encourage open dialogue about end-of-life issues so that they are viewed as a natural part of community life, giving attention to the importance of insuring that people die with dignity and respect; 
  • Enhance consumer understanding of and participation in end-of-life decision making; 
  • Engage the Chinese-American community in end-of-life issue through culturally sensitive initiatives

California Counseling Institute

4614 California Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues) 
San Francisco, CA 94118 
Tel: 415-752-1702 

California Counseling Institute is a small non-profit center offering individual, couple and family therapy to people of all ages and backgrounds. Their therapists are caring and experienced. They have licensed therapists and post-Masters level interns, so we are able to see people from all income levels. They have two Chinese-American psychotherapists and other therapists who have experience working with Asian-Americans.

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