Children & Adolescents Mental Health Services

County of Orange, Health Care Agency, Children & Adolescent Services

  • Children & Youth Services (CYS) Provides a broad range of services for behaviorally, emotionally or mentally disordered children and adolescents which include evaluation, therapy, medication, crisis intervention and collateral services to parents and families.
  • CYS Locations & contact information.
  • HCA Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services provides a range of outpatient and residential treatment programs designed to reduce or eliminate the abuse of alcohol and other drugs within the community.

Mental Health Agencies with Children's Mental Health Services

  • Assessment & Treatment Services Center Clients include minor youth who have attendance or behavioral problems in school, youth who have substance abuse issues or who have been victims of domestic violence. Serves children and their families who have been referred by schools, police and other authorized sources from within the following cities: Newport Beach, Corona Del Mar, Costa Mesa, Orange, Irvine, Villa Park, Anaheim Hills, and Tustin.
  • Child Guidance Center Child Guidance Center, Inc. is a private, non-profit that currently provides specialized outpatient mental health, child abuse and substance abuse counseling services.
  • College Hospital For adolescents 13-17 years of age who exhibit: suicidal, self-abusive, and/or homicidal behaviors, depressive symptoms, psychotic behaviors, conduct disorders, or impulsive behaviors that lead to life threatening situations.
  • Families & Communities Together (FaCT) Services include counseling. The Gary Center Highly trained counseling staff provides guidance in the following areas: child, & group counseling, help for relationship problems depression, anxiety, bereavement, healthy limits and boundaries and childhood.
  • Kinship Center Offers specialty mental health and counseling services to children and families touched by adoption.
  • Olive Crest Olive Crest serves families referred by the Department of Children and Family Services, Probation, and community-based agencies.
  • West County Counseling Center Services include: child/teen counseling, group therapy, psychological testing/A.D.H.D. assessment and school campus based counseling.

Mental Health Resources for Children

Contact information for mental health agencies and advocacy organizations.