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Alameda County Senior Services Overview

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Older adults (60 years and older) can use the Adult System of Care and also these tailored services:

  • Telecare Morton Bakar Center Geropsychiatric Facility [510-582-7676]: Provides subacute inpatient care for consumers 58 years old and older.  Referrals to Morton Bakar are generally by an acute care inpatient facility.


  • Telecare STAGES [510-238-5020]: Provides outpatient intensive case management services for consumers 58 years old and older who have been intensive users of the system.  Referrals are by Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Providers, usually directly from inpatient facilities.


  • North County Senior Homeless Program (BACS FSP) [510-271-8844]: serves older adults (age 60 and over), who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, with serious mental health issues. Many people enrolled in the program also have multiple medical issues that require ongoing treatment and support. In its outreach to homeless adults, North County Senior Homeless Program staff walks through the streets and homeless encampments to engage and offer services.


  • St. Mary’s [510-923-9600]: Provides outpatient mental health and AOD services for consumers 55 years old and older.


  • Mobile Mental Health Service for Seniors [510-574-2041]: Provides out-patient mental health services to home bound seniors with severe mental illness for 60 years old and older residents of Hayward, Fremont, Newark, or Union City. Contact Senior Help Line.


  • Senior Support of the Tri-Valley [925-931-5379]: Provides prevention services, AOD and low level case management services for consumers 60 years old and older.


  • Geropsychiatric Inpatient Services:

Herrick Alta Bates – Berkeley [510-204-4405]

Legends at Valley Memorial – Livermore [800-884-8038]

Stanford Psychiatry Clinic - Stanford [650-498-9111]



  • Crisis Hotline” - Individuals who wish only to speak with a counselor by telephone may call Crisis Support Services [800-309-2131] at any time of day or night. This contract service also provides evening and weekend coverage for ACCESS and some other BHCS services.


  • Psychiatric Emergency - Individuals in acute crisis may be seen 24/7 by the hospital-based Psychiatric Emergency Services of John George Psychiatric Pavilion. It is located in San Leandro. [510-346-7500]


  • Sausal Creek Outpatient Stabilization Program A Tuesday through Saturday daytime voluntary walk-in service. It is located in Oakland. [510-437-2363]
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  • ACCESS [800-491-9099]  A centralized telephone intake service for Alameda County.  ACCESS’ licensed clinicians have system-wide responsibility for providing telephone screening, information and referral for anyone contacting Alameda County BHCS.


  • Spanish language and Asian languages ACCESS: Culturally competent telephone information, screening and on site crisis services for Asian and Spanish speaking individuals are provided by Asian Community Mental Health Care Services [510-869-7200], La Clinica de La Raza [510-535-6200] (Oakland) and by La Familia Counseling Center [510-881-5921] (Hayward). Services include limited capacity to do brief crisis intervention for selected individuals.


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