Contact Information

For non-emergencies, confidential mental health information, referrals to service providers, and crisis counseling at any day or time, call our 24/7 ACCESS hotline at 1-800-854-7771.

For life threatening emergencies, please call 911.

Media Inquiries
Press and media can direct all questions and interview requests to our Public Information Officer at 213-738-3700 or e-mail

DMH Programs

Mental Health Services Act (MHSA)
Contacts in this program

DMH Service Areas

Service Area I-District Chief
JoEllen Perkins, LCSW
(661) 223-3827

Service Area II-District Chiefs
Lisa Wong
(818) 610-6708
Eva Carrera, LCSW
(213) 739-5538

Service Area III-District Chief

Alfredo Larios, LCSW
(213) 739-5455

Service Area IV-District Chiefs
Edward Vidaurri, LCSW
(213) 738-3765
(213) 922-8102

Service Area V-District Chief
Karen Williams, PhD
(310) 482-6601

Service Area VI-District Chiefs
Elena Farias, PhD
(310) 668-3962
Jacquelyn Wilcoxen, LCSW
( 310 ) 885-2112
Yolanda Whittington, LCSW
(323) 298-3671

Service Area VII-District Chief
Ana Suarez, LCSW
(213) 738-3499

Service Area VIII-District Chief
Youngsook Kim-Sasaki
(562) 435-2337

DMH Bureaus

Adult Justice, Housing, Employment & Education Services Bureau
(213) 974-9083
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Adult System of Care Bureau
(213) 738-2756
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Chief Information Office Bureau (CIOB)
(213) 251-6481
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Children's System of Care Bureau
(213) 738-2147
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Emergency Outreach Bureau (EOB)
(213) 738-4924
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Human Resources Bureau
(213) 972-7000

Older Adult Program Administration Bureau
(213) 738-4851
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Office of the Administrative Deputy (OAD)
(213) 738-2603
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Office of the Director (OOD)
(213) 738-4601

Office of the Medical Director (OMD)
(213) 738-4603
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Program Support Bureau
(213) 738-4978
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Transition-Age Youth System of Care Bureau
(213) 738-4644


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