• I don't want to involve my steady partner in this because I don't want to break up. Do I need to tell (or have someone from HHSA notify) him or her?
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The Yolo County Cultural Competency team/committee strives to ensure that Yolo County’s commitment to cultural and linguistic competency are reflected throughout the HHSA system, and that staff training and program policies reflect this commitment and manifest racial, ethnic, cultural, and linguistic diversity.  The primary goal of this group is to produce, implement and maintain a Cultural Competence Plan which includes the statements of mission, philosophy, plans, policies, procedures and key documents relating to a system-wide commitment to cultural and linguistic competence.


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Theresa Smith, LCSW
Cultural Competency Coordinator
(530) 666-8746

 Joan Beesley
MHSA Manager

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

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Upcoming Events:

Agency Self-Assessment of Cultural Competence

Group Discussion and Rating

Wednesday, October 4. 2017

11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Thomson Room, Bauer Building

137 N. Cottonwood Street, Woodland, CA 95695

This self-assessment process will help HHSA to develop goals for specific management and/or service delivery changes to progress toward the objective of cultural competence. 

Individuals knowledgeable in activities related to the quality of care at HHSA

are encouraged to participate, especially direst services staff members, consumers of Mental Health Services and family members of consumers. 

Meeting Activities:

Discuss/Complete The Agency Self-assessment of Cultural Competence
Discuss/Review Strategies and Efforts for Reducing Racial, Ethnic, Cultural and Linguistic Mental Health Disparities

Past Events:

  • LGBTQ Pride Month Display (06/10/2015)
  •  Juneteenth Display  (06/10/2015)
  •  MHSA Wellness Center Asian Pacific Islander Awarness Event  (05/12/2015)
  •  MHSA Wellness Center Cinco de Mayo Event (05/05/2015)

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Cultural Compentency Events

Updated on 08/24/2015 11:08 AM

 How to Obtain Services

By 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.