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Mental Health Resources



Testimonial Name
The Case Manager and the mental health counselors are not emergency services & are not first responders.
If this is a life threatening emergency call 911.  If on-campus call campus police (408) 270-6468
Case Manager:
  • Provides support to currently enrolled students in distress including crisis support and triage (not on-call crisis).
  • Provides information about accessing on-campus and community resources and can provide a referral to the SJCC Mental Health Counselors.
  • If you want support with mental health and are not sure where to start contact the Case Manager. 

Elisse Reyna, MSW, LCSW

Fall 2022 Hours:
Monday-Thursday 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Friday 9:00 am-3:00 pm 
Location:  SC-109C (Inside Student Health Services)
Phone: 408-288-3151
Mental Health Counselors:
  • Provide up to 8 individual mental health counseling sessions to currently enrolled SJCC students at no additional cost.
Hazel Huynh, LMFT
Fall 2022 Hours:
Monday 8:00 am-2:20 pm
Tuesday & Wednesday 8:00 am-3:30 pm

On campus location: Academic Counseling area in the Student Center

Mirna Pacheco-Walker, LMFT

Fall 2022 Hours

Tuesday 8:10 am-12:10 pm

Wednesday & Thursday 8:10 am-4:40 pm

On campus location: Academic Counseling area in the Student Center

Community mental health & Crisis resources

Call or text 988

Open 24/7, Confidential

1-855-278-4204 or 1-800-704-0900

Open 24/7, Confidential

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

Santa Clara County residents can call to get crisis intervention, assessment, de-escalation support & access to resources.  

Please call 1-800-704-0900

Monday-Friday 8am to 8pm & select option 2.

or after hours, call the same number and a clinician will connect to after hour services.

Community Mental Health Resources (5/2022)

Please note that SJCC is not endorsing any of the following resources

1. Do you have Active Medi-Cal insurance?

a. Call 1-800-704-0900 to ask for a referral to mental health services.

2. Organizations that do not bill insurance & require an out-of-pocket fee for each visit. Typically, the fee is on an income-based sliding fee scale. a. Bill Wilson Center

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

6529 Crown Boulevard, Suite D San Jose, CA 95120 Call 408-997-0200 and select option 3 or email Process Therapy Institute

1760 The Alameda Suite 100 San Jose, CA To schedule a 15 minute discovery call with a client coordinator click here d. YWCA Silicon Valley Healing Center (Not currently accepting new clients check back in July)

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

The Gronkowski Center

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. 

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

3. Do you have private insurance?

a. Call the number on your insurance card to ask about accessing an in-network mental health provider (therapist and/or psychiatrist).

b. Ask your primary care provider if they can provide you with a referral to a therapist and/or psychiatrist.


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


  • Grief Support Groups:


Bill DeFrank Center LGBTQ+ Community Center

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. 

  • SJPLP Eastside WiFi - If you live near James Lick High School Overfelt High School, you may be able to connect to free community WiFi "Free Public Access Eastside 

  • SJPLPL Borrow Hotspot - San Jose Public Library cardholders can borrow available hotspots for 90 days & one 30-day renewal.

  • SJPLPL Borrow a Device - San Jose Public Library cardholder can borrow a iPad or laptop. You may need to put your name on waitlist until a device becomes available.


faculty & Staff

Please complete a Student Support Referral. 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.