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 community’s mental and behavioral health needs by providing counseling in-person and virtual services to help with your mental health needs.

How we can provide care for your family’s mental health

Here at St. Jude Neighborhood Health Center, we take into consideration your mental health and current life circumstances as well as 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?

A Safe and Confidential space will be provided to support a trusting environment.

Your mental health professional will seek to learn more about you and your current mental health challenges to understand how to help you.

The visit will take between 45 and 60 minutes. This helps the therapist have a better understanding of your treatment needs.

Receive guidance to behavioral health services and what to expect from the treatment tailored to you.

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

• 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

• Depression

• Anxiety

• Grief

• Sleep disorders

3. What care team will be able to assist me?

• Case Managers

• Licensed Clinical Social Workers

• Clinical Counselors

• Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists

• Certified Addiction Counselors

4. What locations are mental health services available?

• La Amistad Health Center – Orange

• Ponderosa Health Center – Ponderosa Park, Anaheim

• St. Jude Neighborhood Health Center – Richman Park, Fullerton

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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.