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Program Description | MHSA DocumentsMHSA Components Related Links

New and Noteworthy

The Community Planning process for the MHSA Three-Year Program and Expenditure Plan FYs 2017-2020 
continues next up we will be posting the Plan draft in early February!

Thank you to all the stakeholders who participated in this cycle of the Community Planning Process to date!


Program Description

In November 2004, California voters passed Proposition 63, the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA). MHSA funding provides a broad continuum of prevention, early intervention and services, and the necessary infrastructure, technology and training elements to effectively support the local mental health services system throughout California.

Yolo County's public planning process for implementation of the MHSA began in the fall of 2004 and continues today. This webpage supports the ongoing work effort by providing access to related documents for each component of the MHSA.


MHSA Documents

All current and archived Plans and  Plan Updates can be found at: http://www.yolocounty.org/health-human-services/agency-information/mental-health-services-act-mhsa/mhsa-documents

MHSA Components

Community Services and Supports (CSS)

  • Children's Mental Health Services
  • Pathways to Independence for Transition Age Youth
  • Adult Wellness Alternatives
  • Older Adult Outreach and Assessment
  • Housing and Supportive Services
  • Benefits Specialist
  • Free to Choose
  • Access to Care for the Homeless and Indigent Program (Formerly Greater Access Program/GAP)

Innovation (INN)

  • Community Outreach and Rural Engagement (CORE)
  • Housing Now

Prevention and Early Intervention

  • Urban Children's Resiliency
  • Rural Children's Resiliency
  • Senior Peer Counselor Volunteers
  • Early Signs Training and Assistance
  • Crisis Intervention Team Training 

 Technology and Capital Facilities


Related Links




Service Locations & Contact Information

Joan Beesley
MHSA Program Manager 

Bauer Building
137 N. Cottonwood Street, Suite 2500
Woodland, CA 95695
(530) 666-8630
M-F 8: 00am – 5: 00pm


Community Partners, Resources & Links




How to Obtain Services

Referral only.

Service triage appointments are offered at the Woodland or West Sacramento office and the LOCUS Tool is used to determine level of care needs. Eligible consumers may be assigned to a variety of services including participation in the Adult Wellness Center, following completion of a more in depth clinical assessment to review needs and determine medical necessity.

To schedule a triage appointment, consumers may call the toll free ACCESS line at (888)965-6647 or walk into the clinic nearest to them. Consumers are asked to bring proof of residency, Medi-Cal card, and/or proof of income for sliding scale fees.