In 1990, 2 out of 3 Cambodian-, Hmong-, and Laotian-American adults had not completed high school.
Contact :: West Contra Costa (Richmond)
Sue Denny (Clinical Services) and Nwe Oo (Health Equity Initiatives)
Services are offered Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 6:00pm. Counseling is by appointment only.
English, Khmu, Lao, Mien, Spanish / Español, Tagalog, Thai / ภาษาไทย, Tongan
- Children's mental health and Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) prevention and treatment (individual, group and family therapy, case management)
- Co-occurring mental health/alcohol and other drugs treatment for court-referred and other youth (group, individual, family, case management)
- Wraparound services for Southeast Asian children and families
- Services for adult clients who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness with serious mental health issues
- A community mobilizing marijuana and tobacco environmental prevention program
- Community organizing
- Domestic violence prevention and intervention
- Youth development
- Southeast Asian Young Leaders (SEAYL), a youth development program for high school aged youth, including environmental prevention projects addressing tobacco, alcohol and other drugs, and community violence
- STEP AHEAD Adolescent Co-Occurring AOD/MH Treatment Program, for youth in West County Juvenile Drug Court and other youth ages 13-19 with AOD and/or co-occurring AOD/MH issues
We accept referrals from the community and through our contracts with Contra Costa County.
CHAA also has a sliding fee schedule for those lacking coverage and will make every attempt to arrange a fee that is affordable to all clients.
In addition to offering services in a traditional office environment, CHAA has partnered with schools in Richmond to provide counseling to underserved West Contra Costa residents.
CHAA specializes in serving Asian American and Pacific Islander populations that require services by a culturally similar provider. However, we do not limit our services to a particular group and we welcome all referrals.