Locations

Alameda County

Program Director: Christina Gomez (Clinical Services) and Nwe (Health Equity Initiatives)

Location/Contact:
1141 Harbor Bay Parkway
Alameda, CA 94502
Phone: (510) 835-2777
Fax: (510) 835-0164
See map: Google Maps

Hours of Operation: Services are offered Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm. Counseling is by appointment only.

Languages Spoken: Bengali, Bhutanese, Burmese, Cantonese / 广东话, English, Hindi / हिन्दी, Lao, Mandarin / 普通话, Mien, Mongolian, Nepalese, Rakhaing, Russian, Spanish / Español, Thai / ภาษาไทย, Tibetan, Tongan, Urdu, Vietnamese / Việt

Services:

  • The Early Intervention Alcohol and Other Drugs for Youth program is an outpatient Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) treatment program that targets adolescents age 18 and under with substance abuse issues that affect major areas of functioning. AOD services are provided at Oakland High School and United for Success Academy.
  • Our Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) program is designed for full scope MediCal eligible children and the youth in Alameda County under the age of 21.
  • Adult Specialty Mental Health Services (SMHS) provides eligible individuals with a psychosocial assessment, individual therapy and psychiatric medication treatment (when needed). Services are delivered in the community where service beneficiaries are located.
  • California Work Opportunities and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) assures that recipients reduce and remove behavioral health barriers to employment. CHAA is committed to also helping the client improve functioning in other domains, including health, mental health, parenting and education.

For more information, please follow these links:

API Connections: API Connections

Nail Salon Workers Greening Their Jobs and the Environment: http://www.facebook.com/NailSalonWomenGreeningTheirJobsAndTheEnvironment Building Healthy Communities Initiative: For more on the initiative, see http://www.acphd.org/social-and-health-equity/partnerships-and-communiti… and http://www.facebook.com/EOBHC

Languages for CHAA’s Health Equity programs in Alameda County include: Bangla, Burmese, Hindi, Mongolian, Nepali (for Bhutanese and Nelapi communities), Rakhaing, Tagalog, Thai, Tibetan, Tongan, and Vietnamese.

Referrals:

We accept referrals from the community and through our contracts with Alameda County, including MediCal and CalWORKS.

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.

Description:

Behavioral Health Services: CHAA’s Oakland site offers children’s mental health service, co-occurring mental health/alcohol and other drugs treatment for youth, and adult mental health services. All services are provided at our Oakland office site and at the following schools: Oakland High School, Garfield Elementary, Edna Brewer Middle School, and Bella Vista Elementary School. AOD services are provided at Oakland High School and United for Success Academy.

CHAA specializes in serving Asian American and Pacific Islander populations that require services by a culturally similar provider. Our philosophy focuses on cultural competency, a multicultural and strength-based approach, and language fluency. However, we do not limit our services to a particular group and we welcome all referrals.

Health Equity Initiatives: CHAA also has a Prevention and Early Intervention mental health program (API Connections) working with unserved Asian and Pacific Islander communities living in Alameda County, a Berkeley-Albany-based MHSA-funded Innovations program working with Asian and Pacific Islander women (Sisterhood for Wellness), an HIV Testing and Prevention Program (Sisterhood for Wellness – HIV Testing and Prevention) working with underserved Asian, Pacific Islander and African immigrant and refugee women, and the Nail Salon Workers Greening Their Jobs and the Environment project, funded as part of The California Endowment’s 10-year Building Healthy Communities Initiative in Oakland, CA. This project will help Oakland to change the nail salon industry by improving working conditions for nail salon workers and reducing the greenhouse gas and other toxic pollutants from nail salons.


Director of Health Equity Programs

Program Director: Nwe Oo (Health Equity Initiatives)
Location/Contact:
Alameda & Contra Costa County
1141 Harbor Bay Parkway
Alameda, CA 94502
Phone: 510-835-2777
Fax: 510-835-0164
See map: Google Maps

Hours of Operation: Services are offered Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 6:00pm. Counseling is by appointment only.

Languages Spoken: English
Referrals:

We accept referrals from the community and through our contracts with Alameda and Contra Costa County, including MediCal, AOD, CalWorks, and Public Health.

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.
Description:


East Contra Costa (Antioch)

Program Director: Sue Denny (Clinical Services)
Location/Contact:
3727 Sunset Lane Suite 110
Antioch, CA 94509
Phone: (925) 778-1667
Fax: (925) 778-2679
See map: Google Maps

Hours of Operation: Services are offered Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm. Counseling is by appointment only.

Languages Spoken: English, Kapampangan, Mien, Spanish / Español, Tagalog
Referrals:

We accept referrals from the community and through our contracts with Contra Costa County.
Description:

In collaboration with Familias Unidas and Contra Costa County Mental Health Division, the CHAA office in Antioch offers mental health services to underserved children ages 0-18 and their families. Programming is provided by a multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural Integrated Services Team, including personal services coordinators, family support counselors, bi-lingual family partners, a co-occurring mental health/alcohol and other drugs services specialist, and peer mentors.

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.


Fiscal Director

Program Director: Chen Yu (Controller)
Location/Contact:
Alameda & Contra Costa County
1141 Harbor Bay Parkway
Alameda, CA 94502
Phone: 510-835-2777 ext 33
Fax: 510-835-0164
See map: Google Maps

Hours of Operation: Services are offered Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 6:00pm. Counseling is by appointment only.

Languages Spoken: English

Description:


Interim Executive Director

Program Director: John Chung
Location/Contact:
Alameda & Contra Costa County
1141 Harbor Bay Parkway
Alameda, CA 94502
Phone: 510-835-2777
Fax: 510-835-0164
See map: Google Maps

Hours of Operation: Services are offered Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 6:00pm. Counseling is by appointment only.

Languages Spoken: English

Referrals:

We accept referrals from the community and through our contracts with Alameda and Contra Costa County, including MediCal, AOD, CalWorks, and Public Health.

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.

Description:


West Contra Costa (Richmond)

Program Director: Sue Denny (Clinical Services) and Nwe Oo (Health Equity Initiatives)
Location/Contact:
207 37th Street
Richmond, CA 94805
Phone: (510) 233-7555
Fax: (510) 233-4545
See map: Google Maps

Hours of Operation: Services are offered Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 6:00pm. Counseling is by appointment only.

Languages Spoken: English, Khmu, Lao, Mien, Spanish / Español, Tagalog, Thai / ภาษาไทย, Tongan

Services:

  • 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

Referrals:

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.

Description:

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.