Description:Provides prevention, intervention, treatment, residential and housing services to the communities of south Santa Clara County and San Benito County. Family and Children Services provides individual, group, family and multi-family therapy to children and families. Target populations include child abuse victims and their families, at-risk youth, children experiencing trauma and juvenile probation youth. School-based, clinic-based and community-based services are provided. Psychiatric assessments and medication services are provided when necessary. Parent education programs are provided to self-referred and court-referred parents. The thirty-hour programs emphasize positive parenting, limit-setting, effective discipline, parent-child communication and nutrition issues. Individual and group support is available for participants. Individual workshops are also available to community agencies, schools and churches. Rape Crisis provides 24-hour crisis intervention and advocacy services to victims of sexual assault, their families and significant others. Trained volunteer advocates provide essential services to the sexual assault survivor, including accompaniment to the hospital, medical visits and through all legal and law enforcement proceedings. Assault awareness programs are available to local schools, churches, business and community groups. In-service trainings are provided to law enforcement, legal and medical professions. Child Assault Prevention Program (CAP) and Teen Assault Awareness (TAP) are prevention programs which teach children and young people to recognize and deal effectively with potentially dangerous or abusive situations. Workshops are offered to preschool, elementary, junior and senior high school students, teachers and parents. Other programs directed toward children include mental health counseling for elementary school-age children to raise their self-esteem, learn effective communication skills and enhance family relationships. Provides consultation with school administrators, teachers and parents. The education program offers peer counseling and personal development courses to junior and senior high school students to improve communication, decision making and problem solving skills. Parent education and family relationship classes are available to high school students. Specialized programs are also offered to young parents and/or pregnant teenagers. Independent Living Skills Program provides services to adolescents in group and foster homes with skills needed for self-determined adult living. Services include career exploration, vocation interest and aptitude assessment, educational plans, housing, daily living skills and employment options. Low-cost transitional housing is available for youth who are emancipating into independent living. Older Adult Services provides in-home case management and mental health services for seniors experiencing difficulty in daily functioning or who are having difficulty maintaining their independent living situation from Morgan Hill, Gilroy, San Martin and south San Jose. Supportive Housing Program provides low-cost housing, property management, and maintenance for eligible seriously mentally ill adults. Transitional and permanent supportive housing rental units are available in south county and west San Jose for eligible clients. Family Advocate Program provides home-based support, parenting and mentoring services to at-risk parents of newborns and young children. The program provides long-term (one year or more) partnerships between families and volunteer family. Advocates to build a strong foundation for healthy families. Provides low-cost counseling for individuals, couples and families who do not have Medi-Cal or private insurance and who do not meet the medical necessity criteria for other clinical programs. Fees are $25 per session or $10 per group. Juvenile Justice Programs provide case management, crisis intervention, counseling and family support for youth involved in the juvenile justice system. Domestic Violence Services provide a wide range of services for battered women and their children including confidential shelter stays, counseling, legal advocacy, emergency assistance and support groups.
Public Transit:VTA stops within 2 blocks of Morgan Hill site.
16264 Church Street, Suite 103, Morgan Hill, CA 95037 37.117236 -121.64077 Human Services
Fees:Vary. Most services are free of charge.
Audience:Youth and adults with serious mentally illness. Youth experiencing family conflict, truancy, homelessness and behavioral problems. Foster youth and at-risk youth. Young women who are pregnant and/or parenting. Parents of young children. Victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, and human trafficking
Eligibility:Varies according to program. Call for more information
How to Apply:Apply by phone.
Service Wait Estimate:No wait for emergency services. Varies according to other services.
- San Benito County
- Santa Clara County