Placer County Children's System of Care
If you require Medical Attention, Law Enforcement or there is a Threat of Suicide, call 911 immediately.
To meet the special needs of children who may be at risk, and their families, we've organized an integrated team offering comprehensive services, including staff from Children's Mental Health, Child Welfare, Probation, Education, Substance Abuse Services and Public Health.
Eligibility for Placer Children's Mental Health services includes full scope Medi-Cal beneficiaries, Healthy Families beneficiaries, and EPSDT and CMSP beneficiaries with low or no share of cost. Those who do not meet these eligibility criteria are assessed on an individual basis regarding their need for services.
Please Note: The name "ACCESS" in Children's Services has been changed to Family and Children's Services
Family and Children's Services new phone numbers: (916) 872-6549 or (866) 293-1940 - Toll Free
Adult System of Care ACCESS number will remain (916) 787-8860.
- The mission of the Placer County Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Board is to promote citizen and consumer participation in planning, providing and evaluating the mental health systems of care; assist in establishing measurable client and system outcomes; review and make recommendations to the annual performance contract; and advise the Board of Supervisors on issues relevant to the mental health services that are provided to the priority populations of the County.
Kinship Support Services Program
- With support from the Placer County Department of Health and Human Services, Children’s System of Care and the Child Abuse Prevention Council Placer (CAPC) is pleased to announce the Kinship Support Services Program (KSSP). Kinship Support Services are provided at two of CAPC’s community-based Family Resource Centers (FRCs) in Roseville (124 Main Street) and Auburn (11990 Heritage Oaks Place, Suite 1B).
- CAPC’s KSSP services will provide support for grandparents and others raising a relative’s or friend’s child, ages 0-18. KSSP activities include help navigating systems, counseling for adults and children, caregiver coaching, support groups and connections with other kin caregivers, tutoring and age appropriate enrichment, social activities, education and workshops, and information and referral. To contact the Kinship Support Service Program, call (530) 887-3536 in Auburn and (916) 774-6802 in Roseville and ask for the Kinship Program.
SAMHSA - Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration
- Placer County is in partnership with SAMHSA to better serve our public. SAMHSA's Resource Center to Address Discrimination and Stigma Associated with Mental Illness has a library of more than 600 resources. The ADS Center Web site features information and advice to help individuals and organizations counter discrimination and stigma associated with mental illness. Visit this site at: http://www.stopstigma.samhsa.gov
Support Our Youth: What Placer Residents can do to support our Youth
- Be involved in the lives of youth, express compassion and caring for the many challenges they and their families face.
- Provide emotional support to the adult care givers that you are in contact with whether they are parents, grandparents or concerned neighbors as they in turn offer support to the youths in their lives.
- Consider getting involved in supporting one or more of the numerous community non-profit organizations providing services to the youth and families of Placer County such as:
- Kids First (530) 887-3536 or (916) 774-6802
- Lincoln Lighthouse (916) 645-3300 North Tahoe Family Resource Center (530) 546-0952