Service Area 1 Resources

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We understand these are difficult times. In our ongoing effort to keep SA 1 individuals and communities connected and informed, we have organized the following resources to assist you in navigating our network or providers. Additional Countywide mental health resources are also available on our website.

The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health (LACDMH) supports the wellbeing of our County residents and communities. LACDMH’s Help Line is available 24/7 to provide mental health support, resources, and referrals at (800) 854-7771.

Resources during COVID-19

Service Area 1 Programs

Email for more information

Program Contact Email
Maternal Mental Health Chaka Khan Theus (Denise)
Court Linkage Program Carla Bryant
Teen Court Program Gabriella Muniz


Outreach and Engagement Team

Email for information related to Service Area 1 Collaborative Groups

Collaborative Liaison Email
School-Based Collaborative Salem Redding
Clergy Interfaith Collaborative Diana Luna-Miller 
Service Area Leadership Team 1 (SALT 1) Natalie Williams
Antelope Valley Health Neighborhood Chaka Khan Theus (Denise)


SA 1 Directly-Operated Mental Health Care Providers

…Antelope Valley Mental Health
349-A East Avenue K-6
Lancaster, CA 93535 (Google Map Link)
Phone: (661) 723-4260
Fax: (661) 723-6975
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Antelope Valley Wellness and Enrichment Center
251 East Avenue K-6, Suite H
Lancaster, CA 93535 (Google Map Link)
(661) 974-8400
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Palmdale Mental Health Center
1529 East Palmdale Blvd., Suite 150
Palmdale, CA 93550 (Google Map Link)
(661) 575-1800
Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Antelope Valley Kidz Connection
2323 East Palmdale Blvd., Suite A
Palmdale, CA 93550 (Google Map Link)
Phone: (661) 223-3800
Fax: (661) 537-2938
Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Antelope Valley Child and Adolescent Program
2323-A East, Palmdale Blvd. (Google Map Link)
Palmdale, CA 93550
Phone: (661) 223-3800
Fax: (661) 537-5938
Monday- Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.


The Emergency Outreach and Triage Division (EOTD) is responsible for the administration and coordination of all mobile response services. These include the Access Center, Psychiatric Mobile Response Teams, School Threat Assessment Response Team, DMH-Law Enforcement Teams, Assisted Outpatient Treatment Teams, and Homeless Outreach and Mobile Engagement Teams.

More information can be found here Field Response Operations page.

Service Area 1 Women's Community & Reintegration Program (WCRP)

WCRP is forensic program that provides a comprehensive approach to meet the needs of formerly incarcerated women who live with mental illness and co-occurring substance abuse issues. The primary goal of WCRP is to assist women who have been incarcerated or involved in the justice system to reintegrate and become successful members of their communities. Find additional information on our WCRP Brochure.

Contact Information:  

Service Area 1 WCRP Contact: Julian Pijuan 
Phone Number: (213) 305-3047 

Service Area 1 HOME Team

Service Area 1 HOME team provides mental health services to adults experiencing severe mental health issues, leading to grave disability while experiencing long term homelessness.

Most referrals are submitted by generalist homeless outreach providers who identify individuals with high service needs, severe impairment, and require more specialized and intensive support than general outreach teams can provide.  Members of the public may initiate a referral to a general homeless outreach team through the Los Angeles Homeless Outreach portal at Individuals will be triaged to a HOME team if the person meets the criteria. Homeless outreach providers should complete HOME Team Referral Form found here and email it to:

If would like to consult on a case or potential referral, please reach out to our Home Team 1 Supervisor. ​

Contact Information

Service Area 1 HOME Team Supervisor: Brenda Coon, LCSW
(213) 605-3820

Learn more about HOME.

CalWorks/Grow Programs Administration

CalWORKs (California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids) Program

The Department of Public Social Services (DPSS) CalWORKs program provides temporary financial assistance and employment services to eligible families with minor children. Eligible families may receive cash aid, Medi-Cal benefits and food stamps. Most parents receiving CalWORKs aid are required to participate in a comprehensive Welfare-to-Work program entitled “Greater Avenues for Independence”, commonly referred to as GAIN. When needed, CalWORKs participants may receive specialized supportive services which include mental health, substance abuse and/or domestic violence treatment services.

More information can be fond here CalWorks/Grow Programs Administration.

United Mental Health PromotErs

LACDMH’s Promoters Program aims to reduce mental health stigma throughout Los Angeles County — particularly in historically underserved cultural and linguistic communities — by increasing awareness about mental health issues, removing barriers, and improving timely access to culturally and linguistically appropriate resources.

More information available at this link United Mental Health Promoters.