Local Mental Health Partners

  • To ensure that our students have access to needed support, The Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District works collaboratively with mental health agencies in our community to facilitate referral and coordination of services.

    Crisis Support Services of Alameda County 24-hour Crisis Line: 1-800-309-2131 or Text SAFE to 20121

    Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) 24-hour Crisis Counseling: Text MHFA to 741741

    Suicide & Crisis Lifeline         Linea de prevencion del suidicio y crisis


  • Axis Community Health

    5925 W. Las Positas Avenue
    Pleasanton, CA 94588

    Referral Process: Self-referral
    Services Include:

    • Individual Counseling
    • Parent Collateral
    • Couples Counseling
    • Primary Prevention at Junction K-8, Marylin Elementary, East Avenue Middle School and Mendenhall Middle School
    • Parent Education
    • Axis Primary Care MD can prescribe ADHD meds

    Payment Options: Low-income sliding scale, private pay
    Populations Served: Children & adults; English, Spanish, Farsi, Pashtun

    CAPE, Inc. Mental Health

    3037 Independence Drive, Suite A
    Livermore, CA 94551
    (925) 518-6280 or (925) 443-3434 ext.121

    Referral Process: Self-referral, School Psychologists, Schools Districts, Preschools, Pediatricians, Alameda County, ACCESS, Social Workers confidential
    Services Include:

    • Parent/Child Therapy: For Children ages 0-8 and their caregivers, psychosocial assessment, developmental screening, relational therapy, play therapy 
    • Crisis Intervention Referrals: School district, speech/physical therapy assessments, community resources 
    • Services can be provided in a clinical office setting, as well as in the home or a natural environment and through Telehealth (online) in both English and Spanish, within Alameda County 

    Payment Options: Alameda County Full-scope Medi-Cal clients only 
    Populations Served: Ages 0-8, English and Spanish 

    Horizons Family Counseling

    1110 South Livermore Avenue
    Livermore, CA 94550
    (925) 371-4747

    As a division of Livermore Police Department, Horizons Family Counseling is dedicated to serve youth and families through counseling, education, advocacy and support services so they become contributors to the community and find safety, hope, and success in life.The vision is for every young person to be resilient and feel supported and connected to family and community. Services are offered in both English & Spanish.

    Referral Process: Family/Self-referral, referrals from schools, police departments, screenings for other services
    Services Include:

    • Individual and Family Counseling: For Tri-Valley youth ages 6-18 and their families to help improve family relationships in times of stress
    • Crisis Intervention: For Tri-Valley youth and their families for issues with running away, truancy, and out-of-control behaviors
    • Case Management: For Tri-Valley youth and their families
    • On-Site School Counseling: At some Livermore school sites, varies by year
    • Youth and Parent Educational Workshops: Workshops with topics of interest to local youth and families. 
    • Livermore Police Department Diversion Program: For Livermore youth who qualify following a first-time juvenile offense

    Payment Options: 5 free sessions, $30/session thereafter
    Populations Served: Ages 6-18; English & Spanish

    The Hume Center

    5776 Stoneridge Mall Road, Suite 340
    Pleasanton, CA 94588
    (925) 223-8047

    Referral Process: For school-site services at Marylin Avenue Elementary, Jackson Avenue Elementary, Del Valle High contact school office; private services at agency office with referrals from ACCESS;
    County Medi-cal, Medicare
    Services Include:

    • Individual Counseling
    • Family Counseling
    • Peer Support Groups
    • Workshops for parents, staff and students

    Payment Options: Medical, Medicare, Free school-site services
    Populations Served: Children to adults; English, Spanish, Low-income

    La Familia

    1401 Almond Avenue, Room 20 (Vineyard Alternative School)
    Livermore, CA 94551
    (510) 300-3500

    Referral Process: Schedule appointment at (510) 300-3500
    Services Include:

    • Prevention/ Early Intervention
    • Case Management
    • Short-term Mental Health Support
    • Workshops for youths and adults
    • Youth Leadership
    • Cultura y Bienstar (CYB)- culturally-responsive prevention and early intervention services

    Payment Options: Free
    Populations Served: All ages- English, Spanish, Low-income, Probation, Latino Community, Developmental Needs


    3825 Hopyard Road, Suite 140 & 202
    Pleasanton, CA 94588
    (925) 847-5051

    Referral Process: Self-scheduled appointments at (925) 847-5051
    Services Include:

    • 1:1 Therapy for Children & Adults
    • Family Therapy
    • Group Therapy (by referral after seeing provider)
    • Classes on Mental Health Topics (through Behavioral Health Education)

    Payment Options: For Kaiser members only
    Populations Served: English, Spanish

    National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI)

    Locations Vary
    (925) 980-5331

    Referral Process: Self-scheduled appointments at (925) 980-5331
    Services Include:

    • Education, Outreach at Public Events on Mental Illness
    • Family to Family 12 Course on Adult Mental Health
    • Parent Support Groups
    • NAMI on Campus (High Schools)
    • Suicide Prevention Workshops for Family Caregivers
    • General Meeting (Guest Speakers 1st Monday of the Month, Livermore Civic Center Library)

    Payment Options: Free
    Populations Served: All affected by mental illness, including caregivers

    Hospice East Bay - Grief Support/Bridge Program

    3470 Buskirk Avenue
    Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
    (925) 887-5678

    The goal of the Bridge program is to provide grief support in a safe, nurturing environment where grieving children and teens can process the death of a loved one using art, play, journaling, music, and conversation. The Bridge uses a peer-based support model that relies on sharing between participants with similar experiences to help children understand that they are not alone.

    Referral Process: Call (925) 887-5678
    Services Include:

    • Opportunities for children to express their feelings, share memories, and learn healthy coping strategies.
    • Groups for different age groups
    • Group for parents and caregivers
    • Meets the first and third Wednesdays of the month throughout the school year from 6:30-8pm
    • Each 90-minute session is conducted by facilitators specifically trained to work with grieving children and teens.
    • Optional support group for parents and guardians is offered at the same time

    Payment Options: Free
    Populations Served: Children affected by loss of a loved one

  • Care Solace

    Caresolace logo

    Care Solace is an online resource with a live 24x7 concierge line that assists individuals in finding local mental health related programs and counseling services. To use Care Solace, individuals answer ten basic questions in order to receive an extensive list of referrals to applicable care providers. Care Solace takes into account all types of private insurance including Medi-Cal, Medicaid, and Medicare and those that have no insurance. The system also filters by age, gender, zip code and special request.

    LVJUSD's partnership with Care Solace provides access to services for our students, staff, and families at no cost. Please note, this service is an optional resource available by choice and is not mandatory in any way. Care Solace does not require a user’s name, address, phone number, or date of birth. All of the information that is entered in on their platform is completely confidential and stored securely.

    To access Care Solace, click on the logo above or visit https://caresolace.com/site/lvjusdfamilies

    Email: weserve@caresolace.org
    Phone: 888-515-0595

    Care Solace provides care connections for mental health concerns related to:

    • alcohol
    • marijuana
    • hallucinogens
    • inhalants  
    • opioids
    • stimulants
    • sedatives
    • anxiety
    • depression
    • suicide
    • bipolar disorder
    • obsessive compulsive disorder
    • trauma & stress
    • disruptive, impulse control
    • eating disorders
    • neurodevelopmental disorders



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