Southern Region Directory
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Southern Counties
 

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Pete LaFollette

Ventura County

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Jacob McDuffee

Santa Barbara County

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Jerry Hall

San Diego County

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Amber Minniefield

 

San Bernardino County

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Mary McQueen

Tri-City

Imperial County

 
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Imperial County Behavioral Health Department

Address:  202 N. 8th St, El Centro, CA 92243

Phone:  (800) 817-5292

IMPERIAL COUNTY
MHSA SNAPSHOT

Fiscal Year:

2016-17

Annual MHSA Allocation:

$9,043,623

Unspent MHSA Interest:

$0

Total MHSA Planning Expenditures:

$14,929

5% of MHSA Allocation:

$452,181.15

% of MHSA Allocation Spent on MHSA Planning:

0.10%

SOURCE:

Imperial 2016-2017 MHSA Revenue and Expenditure Report

Behavioral Health Director

MHSA Coordinator

Patients' Rights Advocate

Imperial County: Public Mental Health Meetings

County Board of Supervisors

Clerk of the Board:  Blanca Acosta

Phone:  (442) 265-1020

Email:  blancaacosta@co.imperial.ca.us

Meeting Schedule: 

Meetings take place on Tuesdays of each month from 8 am.

Meeting Location:  

940 West Main Street

Suite 211

El Centro, CA 92243

Local Mental Health Board

Contact Person:  Marcy Sesma Lopez

Phone:  (442) 265-1605

Email:  marcysesma@co.imperial.ca.us

Meeting Details:

Call ahead to confirm location, date, and time.

Imperial County: MHSA Plans, Annual Updates, and Other Info

Kern County

 
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Kern County Behavioral Health Department

KERN COUNTY
MHSA SNAPSHOT

Fiscal Year:

2016-17

Annual MHSA Allocation:

$39,332,265

Unspent MHSA Interest:

$942,370

Total MHSA Planning Expenditures:

$0

5% of MHSA Allocation:

$1,966,613.25

% of MHSA Allocation Spent on MHSA Planning:

0%

SOURCE:

Kern 2016-2017 MHSA Revenue and Expenditure Report

Behavioral Health Director

MHSA Coordinator

Patients' Rights Advocate

Kern County: Public Mental Health Meetings

County Board of Supervisors

Local Mental Health Board

Clerk of the Board:  Kathleen Krause

Phone:  (661) 868-3585

Email:  clerkofboard@kerncounty.com

Meeting Schedule: 

Meetings take place on Tuesdays of each month at 9 am.

Meeting Location:  

1115 Truxtun Ave

1st Floor

Bakersfield, CA 93301

Contact Person: Cindy Coe

Phone:  (661)868-6600

Email:  ccoe@co.kern.ca.us

Meeting Details:

Meetings take place on the fourth Monday of each month at 5:30 pm.

Meeting Location:

Mental Health Administration

2001 28th St

Training Room

Bakersfield, CA 93301

MHSA Community Program Planning Process

Contact Person:  Alexis Stokes

Phone:  (661) 868-6681

Email:  astokes@co.kern.ca.us

Meeting Details:

Call ahead to confirm location, date and time

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Kern County: MHSA Plans, Annual Updates, and Other Info

Orange County

 
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Orange County Behavioral Health Department

Address:  405 W. 5th St, Santa Ana, CA 92701

Phone:  (714) 834-6023

ORANGE COUNTY
MHSA SNAPSHOT

Fiscal Year:

2016-17

Annual MHSA Allocation:

$149,084,385

Unspent MHSA Interest:

$11,303,284

Total MHSA Planning Expenditures:

$672,743

5% of MHSA Allocation:

$7,454,219.25

% of MHSA Allocation Spent on MHSA Planning:

0.451%

SOURCE:

Orange 2016-2017 MHSA Revenue and Expenditure Report

Behavioral Health Director

Name:  

Phone:  

Email:  

MHSA Coordinator

Patients' Rights Advocate

Name:  

Phone:  (714) 834-5647

Email:  

Orange County: Public Mental Health Meetings

County Board of Supervisors

Local Mental Health Board

Clerk of the Board

Phone:  (714) 834-2206

Email:  response@ocgov.com

Meeting Schedule: 

Meetings take place on Tuesdays of each month

at 9:30 am.

Meeting Location:  

Hall of Administration 

333 W Santa Ana Blvd

Santa Ana, CA 92701

Contact Person: Sharon Ishikawa

Phone:  (714) 834-3104

Email:  ocmentalhealthboard@ochca.com

Meeting Details:

Meetings take place on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 9 am.

Meeting Location:

Hall of Administration 

Planning Commission Hearing Room

333 W Santa Ana Blvd

Santa Ana, CA 92701

MHSA Community Program Planning Process

Contact Person:  Sharon Ishikawa

Phone:  (714) 834-3104

Email:  sishikawa@ochca.com

Meeting Schedule:

Meetings take place on the third Monday of each month at 1 pm

Meeting Location:

Delhi Center

505 E Central Ave

Santa Ana, CA 92707

Orange County: MHSA Plans, Annual Updates, and Other Info

Client Advocate/ Liaison

Riverside County

 
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Riverside County Behavioral Health Department

Address:  4095 County Circle Dr, Riverside, Ca 92503

Phone:  1 (800) 706-8500

RIVERSIDE COUNTY
MHSA SNAPSHOT

Fiscal Year:

2016-17

Annual MHSA Allocation:

$98,359,403

Unspent MHSA Interest:

$6,577,695

Total MHSA Planning Expenditures:

$185,994

5% of MHSA Allocation:

$4,917,970.15

% of MHSA Allocation Spent on MHSA Planning:

0.189%

SOURCE:

Riverside 2016-2017 MHSA Revenue and Expenditure Report

Behavioral Health Director

MHSA Coordinator

Patients' Rights Advocate

Riverside County: Public Mental Health Meetings

County Board of Supervisors

Clerk of the Board

Phone: 

Email:  cob@rivco.org

Meeting Schedule: 

Meetings take place on Tuesdays of each month

at 9 am

Meeting Location:  

1st Floor Board Chambers

4080 Lemon St

Riverside, CA 92507

Local Behavioral Health Advisory Board

Contact Person:  David Schoelen

Phone:  (951) 955-7106

Email:  dschoelen@ruhealth.org

Meeting Details:

Call ahead to confirm location, date, and times

MHSA Community Program Planning Process

Riverside County: MHSA Plans, Annual Updates, and Other Info

Contact Person:  David Schoelen

Phone:  (951) 955-7106

Email:  dschoelen@ruhealth.org

Meeting Details:

Call ahead to confirm location, date, and times

San Bernardino County

 
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San Bernardino County Behavioral Health Department

Address:  303 E. Vanderbilt Way, San Bernardino, CA 92415

Phone:  (909) 388-0900

Fax:   (909) 890-0435

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY
MHSA SNAPSHOT

Fiscal Year:

2016-17

Annual MHSA Allocation:

$97,475,792

Unspent MHSA Interest:

$2,422,885.01

Total MHSA Planning Expenditures:

$434,072

5% of MHSA Allocation:

$4,873,789.60

% of MHSA Allocation Spent on MHSA Planning:

0.445%

SOURCE:

San Bernardino 2016-2017 MHSA Revenue and Expenditure Report

Behavioral Health Director

MHSA Coordinator

Patients' Rights Advocate

San Bernardino County: Public Mental Health Meetings

County Board of Supervisors

Local Behavioral Health Commission

Clerk of the Board:  Laura Welch

Phone: (909) 387-3841

Email:  cob@sbcounty.gov

Meeting Schedule: 

Meetings take place on Tuesdays of each month

at 9 am

Meeting Location:  

Chambers of the Board of Supervisors

County Government Center

385 North Arrowhead Avenue

First Floor

San Bernardino, CA 92415

Contact Person: Raquel Ramos

Phone:  (909) 388-0900

Email:  rramos@dbh.sbcounty.gov

Meeting Details:

Meetings take place on the first Thursday of each month at 12 pm.

Meeting Location:

Behavioral Health Services

Auditorium

850 East Foothill Blvd

Rialto, CA 92376

MHSA Community Program Planning Process

San Bernardino County: MHSA Plans, Annual Updates, and Other Info

Consumer Advocate/ Liaison

Office of Consumer and Family Affairs

Phone:  (909) 388-0818

Phone:  (909) 388-0813

Fax:   (909) 890-0868

San Diego County

San Diego County

 

Client Advocate/ Liaison

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San Diego County Behavioral Health Department

Address:  3255 Camino del Rio S. San Diego, CA 92108

Phone:  (619) 563-2700

SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY
MHSA SNAPSHOT

Fiscal Year:

2016-17

Annual MHSA Allocation:

$149,675,305

Unspent MHSA Interest:

$11,030,559.76

Total MHSA Planning Expenditures:

$0

5% of MHSA Allocation:

$7,483,765.25

% of MHSA Allocation Spent on MHSA Planning:

0%

SOURCE:

San Diego 2016-2017 MHSA Revenue and Expenditure Report

Behavioral Health Director

MHSA Coordinator

Patients' Rights Advocate

San Diego County: Public Mental Health Meetings

County Board of Supervisors

Local Behavioral Health Commission

Clerk of the Board

Phone: (619) 531-5600

Email:  LSDOCS@sdcounty.ca.gov

Meeting Schedule: 

Meetings take place on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, during the second and fourth weeks of each month at 9 am

Meeting Location:  

Board of Supervisors North Chamber

1600 Pacific Highway

San Diego, CA 92101

Contact Person: Ben Parmentier

Phone:  (619) 584-5049

Email:  benjamin.parmentier@sdcounty.ca.gov

Meeting Details:

Meetings take place on the first Thursday of each month at 2:30 pm.

Meeting Location:

Room 302/303

County Administration Center

1600 Pacific Highway

San Diego, CA 92101

San Diego County: MHSA Plans, Annual Updates, and Other Info

San Luis Obispo County

 
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San Luis Obispo County Behavioral Health Department

Address:  2180 Johnson Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Phone:  (805) 781-4275

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY MHSA SNAPSHOT

Fiscal Year:

2016-17

Annual MHSA Allocation:

$12,476,912

Unspent MHSA Interest:

$667,412.62

Total MHSA Planning Expenditures:

$0

5% of MHSA Allocation:

$623,845.60

% of MHSA Allocation Spent on MHSA Planning:

0%

SOURCE:

San Luis Obispo 2016-2017 MHSA Revenue and Expenditure Report

Behavioral Health Director

MHSA Coordinator

Patients' Rights Advocate

San Luis Obispo County: Public Mental Health Meetings

County Board of Supervisors

Local Behavioral Health Board

Clerk of the Board

Phone: (805) 781-5450

Email:  

Meeting Schedule: 

Meetings take place on Tuesdays of each month

at 9 am

Meeting Location:  

Board of Supervisors Chambers

1055 Monterey St

San Luis Obispo, CA 93408

Contact Person: Laura Zarate

Phone:  (805) 781-4719

Email:  lzarate@co.slo.ca.us

Meeting Details:

Meetings take place on the third Wednesday of each month.

Meeting Location:

Call ahead to confirm the location, date and time.

San Luis Obispo County: MHSA Plans, Annual Updates, and Other Info

Client Advocate/ Liaison

Manager of Transitions Mental Health Association

Name:  Barry Johnson

Email:  bjohnson@t-mha.org

Santa Barbara County

 

Client Advocate/ Liaison

Consumer Empowerment

Phone:  (805) 681-5323

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SANTA BARBARA COUNTY
MHSA SNAPSHOT

Fiscal Year:

2016-17

Annual MHSA Allocation:

$24,202,885

Unspent MHSA Interest:

$14,398

Total MHSA Planning Expenditures:

$0

5% of MHSA Allocation:

$1,210,144.25

% of MHSA Allocation Spent on MHSA Planning:

0%

SOURCE:

Santa Barbara 2016-2017 MHSA Revenue and Expenditure Report

Santa Barbara County Behavioral Wellness Department

Address:  315 Camino Del Remedio, Bldg 3, Santa Barbara, CA 93110

Phone:  (805) 681-5220

Behavioral Health Director

MHSA Coordinator

Patients' Rights Advocate

Santa Barbara County: Public Mental Health Meetings

County Board of Supervisors

Clerk of the Board

Phone: (805) 568-2240

Email:  sbcob@co.santa-barbara.ca.us

Meeting Schedule: 

Meetings take place on several Tuesdays of each month

at 9 am

Meeting Location:  

County Administration Building

Board Hearing Room

Fourth Floor

105 East Anapamu St

Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Second Monday of Each Month:

Joseph Centeno Betteravia 

Government Administration Bldg

Board Hearing Room

511 East Lakeside Parkway

Santa Maria, CA 93455

 

Local Behavioral Wellness Commission

Contact Person: Lucero Garcia

Phone:  (805) 681-5220

Meeting Details:

Meetings take place on the third Wednesday of each month.

Meeting Location:

Call ahead to confirm date, location and times.

MHSA Community Program Planning Process

Contact Person: Vanessa Ramos

Email:   vramos@co.santa-barbara.ca.us

Meeting Details:

Wednesday, February 6, 9 am

Santa Maria Adult Clinic

500 W. Foster Rd

Santa Maria, CA 93455

Tuesday, February 12, 5:30 pm

Helping Hands RLC of Lompoc

513 N G St

Lompoc, CA 93436

Wednesday, Feb 13, 4 pm

Mental Wellness Center

Fellowship Club RLC

617 Garden St

Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Santa Barbara County: MHSA Plans, Annual Updates, and Other Info

Tri-City Mental Health Services

 
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Tri-City Mental Health Services

Address:  1717 N. Indian Hill Blvd #B, Claremont, CA 91711

Phone:  (909) 623-6131

TRI-CITY
MHSA SNAPSHOT

Fiscal Year:

2016-17

Annual MHSA Allocation:

$10,299,125

Unspent MHSA Interest:

$153,076

Total MHSA Planning Expenditures:

$0

5% of MHSA Allocation:

$514,956.25

% of MHSA Allocation Spent on MHSA Planning:

0%

SOURCE:

Tri-City 2016-2017 MHSA Revenue and Expenditure Report

Mental Health Director

MHSA Coordinator

Name:  Rimmi Hundal

Phone:  (909) 623-6131

Email:  rhundal@tricitymhs.org

Patients' Rights Advocate

Tri-City: Public Mental Health Meetings

Local Mental Health Commission

Contact Person:   Rimmi Hundal

Phone:  (909) 623-6131

Email:  mhcommission@tricitymhs.org

Meeting Details:

Meetings take place on the second Tuesday of each monthat 3:30 pm.

Meeting Location:

MHSA Administrative Office

2001 North Garey Ave

Pomona, CA 91767

Tri-City: MHSA Plans, Annual Updates, and Other Info

Client Advocate/ Liaison

Community Navigators

Contact Person:  Isela Moreno

Phone:  (888) 436-3246

Email:  imoreno@tricitymhs.org

Ventura County 

 
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Ventura County Behavioral Health Department

Address: 1911 Williams Dr, Oxnard, CA 93036

Phone:  (805) 981-6830

VENTURA COUNTY
MHSA SNAPSHOT

Fiscal Year:

2016-17

Annual MHSA Allocation:

$37,828,722

Unspent MHSA Interest:

$0

Total MHSA Planning Expenditures:

$132,280

5% of MHSA Allocation:

$1,891,436

% of MHSA Allocation Spent on MHSA Planning:

0.35%

SOURCE:

Ventura 2016-2017 MHSA Revenue and Expenditure Report

Behavioral Health Director

MHSA Coordinator

Patients' Rights Advocate

Ventura County: Public Mental Health Meetings

County Board of Supervisors

Clerk of the Board

Phone: (805) 654-5000

Meeting Schedule: 

Meetings take place on several Tuesdays of each month

at 8:30 am

Meeting Location:  

County GOvernment Center

Hall of Administration

Board of Supervisors Hearing Room

800 S. Victoria Avenue,

Ventura, CA 93009

Local Behavioral Health Advisory Board

Contact Person:  Edith Pham

Phone:  (805) 981-1115

Email:  edith.pham@ventura.org

Meeting Details:

Meetings take place on the third Monday of each month at 10 am.

Meeting Location:

Call ahead to confirm date, location and times.

MHSA Community Program Planning Process

Ventura County: MHSA Plans, Annual Updates, and Other Info

Patients' Rights Advocate

Administrator of the Client Network

Name: Liz Warren

Phone:  (805) 208-4813