Children (0 – 15 yrs)

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The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health is dedicated to enriching the lives of children and their families who are 0 to 15 years old experiencing mental health challenges by providing a wide range of client-centered, family-focused services. Our goals are to:

  • Provide quality, strength based mental health services to children
  • Help children achieve success at school and in the community
  • Strengthen and empower family relationships by fostering hope, wellness and resiliency

Children and families may access mental health services through a network of County-operated and contracted agencies providing services in the Antelope Valley, San Fernando Valley, San Gabriel Valley, Metro Los Angeles, West Los Angeles, Central Los Angeles, Southeast Los Angeles and Long Beach/South Bay areas.

Children’s programs include:

  • Wiki

    A site dedicated to interpreting and explaining the State of California’s Mental Health Professional's Outcome Measures application, commonly known as OMA.