Emergency Phone Numbers24-hr Crisis Lines: 855.278.4204 (Santa Clara) | 650.579.0350 (San Mateo) | 415.781.0500 (San Francisco) | 800.273.8255 or Text BAY to 741-741 (National)

CHC During COVID-19: Services Are Available!

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Children's Health Council
CHC telehealth services are available now.
We understand that mental health needs often increase in times of uncertainty. Concerned? Please reach out. CHC is currently accepting new referrals. We are here to support you and your family.
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Contact a Clinical Services Coordinator today to schedule an appointment.
English: 650.688.3625
Español: 650.688.3650
Crisis Resources for immediate help
New Appointments
We are accepting new clients! CHC Clinical Services Coordinators will listen to your concerns, review our services and distance options with you, and match you with the best available specialist for your child or teen.

Returning Clients
If you are a current client, your therapist or care team has been in touch with you regarding your appointments. CHC therapists are offering mental health and learning services via Zoom, Skype and telephone!
CHC never wants cost to be a barrier to care for your family. Financial aid is available. Ask about our sliding scale.
Announcements
Clinical Services is open with virtual visits!

Clinical services are available:

  • Most clinical appointments have moved to telehealth and phone methods.
  • RISE Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) is delivering comprehensive DBT therapy to high risk teens remotely.
  • Urgent needs that require in-person communication and evaluation will be addressed in person by individual therapists.

For questions or new appointments, contact us at 650.688.3625 or careteam@chconline.org.

Community Connections sessions are now online!

Community Education classes and groups will be provided as webinars when possible, and our Resource Library continues to be available for free online, 24/7. Details of our online offerings are published online and available in the Community Ed Weekly. Subscribe here.

March 16 Coronavirus Update

Dear Parents, Clients and Friends of CHC,

The COVID-19 situation is changing rapidly and we want to keep you informed so you can make plans for your family. As you know, earlier today six Bay Area counties issued Shelter-In-Place orders: Santa Clara, San Mateo, San Francisco, Marin, Alameda and Contra Costa. You can access details about this order here. As a result, CHC’s Palo Alto, Ravenswood and South Bay offices will close at midnight on March 16. Most mental health services will be addressed via telehealth. Read more.

Thoughts From My Garage

Written by Ramsey Khasho, PsyD

It’s our eleventh day of “shelter-in-place.”

I’m working remotely from my garage, a makeshift office comprised of a dining room chair, portable folding table and a laptop. My wife, who is not a teacher, is in the house helping our three kids “distance learn,” trying to get them to focus on fractions and word problems. View blog post.

Clinical Services at a Glance
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Community Connections at a Glance
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service-iconNEW! COVID-19 Info Center to help you navigate life and learning

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Don't delay in times of uncertainty.

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