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Mental Health Resources

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Wellness counseling


The Case Manager & Mental Health Counselor  are not crisis response & are not first responders. 

If this is a life threatening emergency call 911.  If on-campus call campus police (408) 270-6468.


Case Manager:

Campus Community, 

Hello and welcome to the fall 2023 semester.  All currently enrolled SJCC students can schedule a meeting with the Case Manager to discuss their mental health needs.  See below for information on how the Case Manager can support students.  

  • Provides support to currently enrolled students in distress including crisis support and triage (not on-call crisis response).
  • Provides information about accessing on-campus and community resources including accessing a therapist and/or psychiatrist with your existing insurance or a community resource.  
  • Currently enrolled SJCC students can meet with the Case Manager for 3-6 meetings per semester.
  • Case Management is voluntary, confidential and appointments are 45 minutes-60 minutes. 
  • In-person and virtual appointments available.  
  • If you want support with mental health and are not sure where to start please contact the Case Manager. 

Location:  SC-109C (Inside Student Health Services)

  • Case Manager
  • Elisse Reyna, MSW, LCSW
  • 408-288-3151
  • Fall 2023 Hours:
  • Monday/Wednesday 8:30 am-4:00 pm
  • Tuesday/Thursday 8:30 am-4:30 pm
  • Friday: 8:30 am-1:30 pm

To Make an appointment:

Call, email or drop in to Student Health Services 



Personal wellness counseling:

  • Brief Personal Wellness Counseling is provided on a time limited basis to all registered SJCC students who seek assistance with resolving obstacles which are limiting or interfering with the student's ability to successfully pursue a college education. 

  • Provided by a Licensed clinician in a safe environment.

  • In-person and virtual Zoom appointments available. 

  • Appointments are limited and availability is not guaranteed. 

  • Weekly therapeutic support offered to students who may be experiencing some of the following concerns:

    • Stress Management and coping

    • Anxiety and Depression

    • Grief and loss

    • Self-image, identity and self-esteem issues

    • Family relationships and conflicts

    • Relationship distress

    • Life changes and adjustments

Location: SC-201G (Student Center, 2nd floor Counseling Department) 

To Make an appointment:

Email Shireena directly or call the Counseling Department Front Desk at (408) 288-3750 and ask to schedule witht the Mental Health Counselor. 



Community mental health & Crisis resources

Call or text 988 (669, 408, 650 area codes)

Open 24/7, confidential, & free

800-704-0900 select language and then select 1 

Open 24/7, confidential, & free

Not alone flyer

Free, available 24/7 and confidential text-based crisis counseling.

Text Renew to 741741 (English)


Hola to 741741 (Spanish).

Crisis Text line

Please call 1-800-704-0900 and press 1 or 988 (408, 669, 650 area codes) and ask for the TRUST program if you or someone around you is experiencing concerning mental health or substance use symptoms.

All residents 18 and over eligible regardless of insurance type and insurance status. 

De-escalation, symptom support, intervention, stabilization, medical and behavioral health screening, and connection to resources provided.

The field response team can provide support over the phone and/or can respond in the community.

No law enforcement involved

Available 24 hours 7 day a week

SJCC does not endorse any of the following resources. 

These organizations do not bill insurance & require an out-of-pocket fee for each visit. Typically, the fee is on an income-based sliding fee scale and will be determined during intake.

3490 The Alameda Santa Clara, CA 95050 Call Centralized Intake Department 408-850-6145 Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm or Register online

6529 Crown Boulevard, Suite D San Jose, CA 95120 Call 408-972-0200 and select option 3 or email

 YWCA Silicon Valley Healing Center

375 S. 3rd St. San Jose, CA Call 408-295-4011 ext 3151 or email 

5150 El Camino Real, Building C, suite 150 Los Altos, CA

Call 650-961-9300

Income-based sliding fee scale: Intake $25 and up, Weekly sessions $5 and up

Languages: Spanish & English. Arabic, Cantonese, & Mandarin based on therapist availability. f. Lighthouse of Hope Counseling Center

1515 Partride Ave. Sunnyvale, CA

Call 408-589-2030 for an intake

**Income-based sliding fee-scale or private insurance based on insurance coverage

Languages: English & Spanish

Kaiser Mental Health And Wellness Services

  • For a mental health appointment in San Jose call (408) 972-3095.
  • Use the link above to find a comprehensive list of what number to call to make an appointment based on city.  
  • If you have Kaiser insurance you may be able to access free self-care apps (CALM, Ginger, Mystrength). Check the link below to see if you qualify.  
  • Kaiser offers Behavioral Health classes 

Do you have Active MediCal insurance?

a. Call 1-800-704-0900, select language and then select 2 to ask for a referral to mental health services.

b. ask your current health provider for a referral

c. Access the Behavioral Health Navigator Program

  • Offers Peer Navigators to provide personalize assistance to get help for behavioral health needs, peer guidance, and connection to County and Community based resources.
  • Email:
  • Call 1-800-704-0900, option 4
  • Drop in Centers:
    • Behavioral Health Urgent Care 871 Enborg Ct. San Jose
    • Zephyr Self Help Center 1075 E. Santa Clara St. San Jose

Various Community Resources

Next Door Solutions

Crisis support, housing including emergency shelters and supportive services to survivors and those currently experiencing domestic violence.               

24/7 Crisis line: (408)279-2962

  • SparkPoint
    • Financial coaching, career coaching, credit and debt counseling, CalFresh screening

Services Provided:

Virtual Groups & Virtual Activities

Services provided:

Individual Counseling, weekly online groups & activities

  • Temporary Housing Referral Line (408)385-2400 9 am-7 pm  Call here to be connected to temporary housing programs, emergency shelters, assistance to sustain current housing, and community referrals.
  • If you are between the ages of 13-24, please go to the Bill Wilson Center Drop-In Center located at: 693 S. 2nd St. 

Services available include: 

    • Access to basic necessities, such as food, clothing, personal care items, lockers, access to phone, and computer, access to showers, and washer and dryer.  
    • Connection to a Case Manager that can support with getting stable housing. 


faculty & Staff

Please complete a Student Mental Health Referral Form. In case of life threatening emergency dial 911 or contact campus police 408-270-6468.

Email: to schedule a presentation.

  • Available during fall and spring semester.  
  • Email or call to schedule a meeting for consultation.  
  •  A trained mental health clinician can also be accessed by calling the Santa Clara County Mobile Response Team 1(800) 704-0900 & select option 2.