Mental Health Support

''The trauma you've experienced and survived is the most powerful part of your life experience. Honor and celebrate your resiliency.''
- Leonie H. Mattison

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Leaders in Support for Your Mental Health

St. Jude Neighborhood Health Centers are dedicated to addressing the behavioral health needs of the community by providing counseling in-person and virtual services to help with your needs.

How we can provide care for you and your family

Here at St. Jude Neighborhood Health Centers, we take into consideration your mental health and current life circumstances. We also consider any significant medical challenges that may be affecting your mental well-being. When you enter one of our health centers, you are entering a safe and confidential environment.

If you are in crisis or having suicidal thoughts, please call 988 or go to the emergency department of the nearest hospital.

Our Mission

Through our faith-based centers, we improve the health and well-being of low-income persons in the communities we serve

Our Providers

We employ only the most highly trained caregivers to ensure the best care possible for you and your family

Our Offices

Our tight-knit community of family oriented offices can be found from High-Desert to Orange County


Common Questions

There are many questions you may have about mental health support but we're here to help answer those for you!
1. What can I expect at my first visit?

Your first visit will provide a safe and confidential space to support a trusting environment.

Your behavioral health professional will seek to learn more about you and your current mental health challenges to understand how to help you. You will receive guidance to behavioral health services and what to expect from the treatment tailored to you.

The visit will take between 45 and 60 minutes. This helps the behavioral health professional have a better understanding of your treatment and offer you the highest quality of attention to your needs.

2. What are the signs or symptoms that I may need to seek care for?

Some signs and symptoms that you may seek care for are:

Feeling sad or down

Concentration problems

Excessive fears or worries

Withdrawal from friends or activities

Sleeping problems

Delusions and hallucinations

Inability to cope with daily activities or stress

Alcohol or drug abuse

Significant changes in eating habits

Excessive anger, hostility, or violence

Suicidal thoughts

Social withdrawals




Sleep disorders

3. Who is my care team and who will assist me?

Our care team and professional health care providers include:

Licensed Clinical Social Workers

Clinical Counselors

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists

Certified Addiction Counselors

Case Managers

4. What locations are available to treat my behavioral health needs?

St. Jude Neighborhood Health Centers welcomes all individuals. Our locations offer services to develop a custom plan to improve your health. The following health centers offer in-person and virtual video appointment visits:

La Amistad Health Center – Orange

Ponderosa Health Center – Ponderosa Park, Anaheim

St. Jude Neighborhood Health Center – Richman Park, Fullerton

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All Services Offered

Here's how we can help both you and your family


We accept CalOptima CCN and CHOC Health Alliance, Medi-Cal, Medi-Cal Dental, MSN, and provide a sliding fee schedule for uninsured patients.


We accept uninsured and Medi-Cal Dental patients.

Fullerton, Buena Park and Orange locations.

Mental Health
Support Services

We provide some of the best counselling and mental health services to help with your mental health needs.


We offer free pregnancy tests and  pre-natal care at the Fullerton, La Amistad and Ponderosa sites. We provide delivery at the St. Jude Medical Center and Ponderosa site.

Vision &

We offer state of the art vision care at our optometry equipped facilities.