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Children's Health Council

¡Bienvenidos! Welcome!

We’re glad to see you. Our nurturing specialists provide assessment and behavioral health services to underserved families, lifting social, emotional and developmental barriers to learning and life success. We proudly work with Santa Clara County Medi-Cal families in both Spanish and English ensuring cost isn’t a barrier to getting help.

How We Help

Best in class mental health services for ages Birth-18.

  • Convenient

    Our clinicians and specialists work in your neighborhood, including Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, East Menlo Park and South San Jose.

  • Evaluations

    Our variety of mental health specialists will evaluate your child to help identify specific areas that need attention.

  • Therapy

    Together we remove barriers to learning, helping your child become resilient and successful at home, at school and in life.

  • Services in Spanish

    Cultural sensitivity is critical to our programs. Our multicultural and bilingual staff works with families in both Spanish and English.

Santa Clara Medi-Cal Evaluation & Therapy Services

CHC proudly offers these services for Santa Clara County Medi-Cal families. Learn more about qualifying for Medi-Cal benefits.

    • Psychological Evaluation

      Examines your child’s emotions, behavior and social skills. Results can inform positive coping strategies to reduce stress and enrich competence and well being.

    • Psychoeducational Evaluation

      Examines how your child learns, identifying strengths and challenges. Collaboration between mental health and learning specialists, and may involve an occupational therapist or speech/language pathologist.

    • Multidisciplinary Evaluation

      A collaboration of experts from various disciplines for a more comprehensive look into your child’s learning and behavior.

    • Psychiatric Evaluation

      Based on behaviors related to physical, genetic, environmental, social, cognitive, emotional and educational factors.

    • Autism / Developmental Evaluation

      If your child is showing signs of developmental delays or autism, early intervention gives your child a better chance at long-term success.

    • IQ / Intelligence Testing

      Measures thinking and problem-solving skills to show a child’s intellectual potential.

    • Individual Psychotherapy

      1-on-1 sessions in a safe and supportive environment to develop coping strategies and improve overall social, emotional and behavioral well-being.

    • Family Psychotherapy

      Multiple family members address challenges, communication styles and conflicts, aiming to create a healthier and stronger home environment.

    • Medication Management

      Collaborate with parents and health care providers to recommend and monitor safe, effective, and appropriate medication strategies to help with functional improvement.

    • Parent Coaching / Support

      A collaborative approach to the parenting journey helps parents develop the best tools and practices for their children’s unique needs.

    • Early Support for Autism (ESPA)

      Clinical care coordination and parent education at no cost to families of individuals with suspected or diagnosed autism.

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I’m grateful for coming to CHC because you have ‘integrity.’ I try to teach my kids how to give 100%, and I see that from CHC. I am so grateful you listened and cared, and you have answers.
— Monolingual Spanish speaking father (translated)