The Social Services Agency contracts with Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services (BHCS) to provide mental health services to eligible CalWORKs Welfare to Work program participants with barriers to employment. Services are also available for the participants' children, if the children's conditions cause barriers to the parent's employment.
Welfare to Work participants can be referred to one of the contracted providers located throughout Alameda County. Services may be individual, group, or family, and include support groups and medication evaluation/support. Providers have the capacity to serve customers who speak Spanish, Farsi, Cantonese, Cambodian and Vietnamese. A referral can be requested by calling the Support Services Specialist at the numbers below:
North County Self Sufficiency Center (510) 271-0539
Eastmont Self Sufficiency Center (510) 383-5347
Eden Area Multi-Service Center (Hayward) (510) 259-2277
Other individuals may receive referrals to non-CalWORKs funded Mental Health services by calling ACCESS at 1-800-491-9099.