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Local Counseling

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San Mateo County


Daly City Youth Health Center

2780 Junipero Serra Blvd. Daly City, CA, 94015


Counseling up to age 24

Serves uninsured or publicly insured with no copay (Cannot be privately insured)

Pyramid Alternatives Counseling


480 Manor Plz, Pacifica, CA,  94044


Counseling all ages, couples

$5-$90 sliding scale


Rape Trauma Services

1860 El Camino Real , Ste. 406 Burlingame,

CA,  94010


Crisis line:  650-692-7273

Sexual assault crisis intervention, counseling for all ages

Mills Peninsula Health Services

100 S. San Mateo Dr., San Mateo  CA., 94401


Intensive outpatient, Detox, Partial hospitalization program; Mental health and substance abuse

Mental Health Access Team

1950 Alameda de las Pulgas, San Mateo,

CA, 94403


Information, referrals, assessments. Available to all San Mateo County residents without any private insurance


Star Vista

610 Elm St. Ste. 212 San Carlos, CA,  94070

650-591-9623, ext. 130

Counseling for all ages

**Long wait list as of June 2017**

Gronowski Clinic

5150 El Camino Real Bldg. C, Ste. 22, Los Altos, CA,  94022


Counseling all ages, Psychiatrist on staff

Intake fee $25-$80; Counseling fee $5-$100 sliding scale


San Francisco County

Access Institute



110 Gough St. Ste 301 San Francisco, CA,  94102


Counseling, medication, No MediCal or MediCare

Sliding scale starts at $35

Integral Counseling Center


2140 Pierce St. SF, CA, 94115



Sliding scale starts at $20

Golden Gate Integral Counseling Center

507 Polk St. Ste. 450 SF, CA,  94117



Sliding scale based on income

Integral Counseling Center

1782 Church St. SF, CA,  94131



Intake $25; counseling fee $20-$85 sliding scale

Psychological Services Center

507 Polk St. Ste 420 SF, CA, 94102



$40-$110 sliding scale

RAMS (Richmond Area Multicultural Services

3626 Balboa St.  San Francisco, CA,  94121


Counseling –all ages with an emphasis on serving Asian & Pacific Islander Americans.

Need authorization through SF MH ACCESS, or RAMS Intake

CPMC (California Pacific Medical Center)


2323 Sacramento St. 2nd Floor SF, CA, 94115


Counseling, medication services

Therapy services available starting July 2017 (medication services only as of summer 2017)

Asian American Recovery Services


Various locations in San Francisco and San Mateo Counties

Check website for appropriate services

Substance abuse services for adult & youth focus on Asian and Asian Pacific Islander populations


Haight Ashbury Psychological Services


3330 Geary Blvd., 2 East, San Francisco, CA, 94118


Counseling for individual adults and couples

$20-$90 based on income

San Francisco Mental Health Access Team


Located throughout San Francisco


Mental health referral service for SF residents

Must have Medi-Cal, Healthy SF, or SF Health Plan

San Francisco State

Psychology Clinic


1600 Holloway Ave.SF, CA,   94132


Individual, couples, family and group therapy – academic year only (end Aug – end May).

Intake fee $10; therapy fee $10-$50 based on income, but no one is ever turned away



Psychiatric Emergency Services – San Mateo Medical Center


222 West 39th Ave., San Mateo, CA 94403

Emergency mental health & substance abuse; walk-ins accepted

ZSFG Psychiatric Emergency (formerly SF General)


1001 Potrero Ave, San Francisco, CA 94110

Emergency mental health & substance abuse; walk-ins accepted

Dore Urgent Care Center


52 Dore Street, San Francisco, CA 94110


Accepts referrals from Mobile Crisis, SFPD, mental health clinics and providers, and medical emergency rooms.

No walk-ins; accepts psychiatric emergencies not requiring 5150


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:       800-273-TALK

Crisis Text Line:                                                 741-741 (Text “COURAGE”)

24/7 SF Suicide Prevention                          415-781-0500

24/7 Crisis Hotline:                                          650-579-0350

24/7 Parent Support Line:                            650-579-0358

24/7 Alcohol and Drug Line:                         650-579-0356