Are you currently experiencing a crisis?

If you are in immediate danger or experiencing a crisis, please call 9-1-1 for emergency assistance. Stay calm and provide essential information.

If you require emotional support or are struggling with a crisis, you can also reach out to 9-8-8, the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline.

Community Resources

View resources for community programs, support groups, and local non-profit organizations below.

**NEW: NO-COST COUNSELING through Sacramento State Counseling and Diagnostic Services

In late Jan-early Feb 2024, Sacramento State University is offering no-cost counseling to us through the College of Education Counseling and Diagnostic Services.

Participants will have access to approximately 12 free sessions virtually, or on-site at Sac State. This is available to ALL ages and needs, on a first-come first- serve basis.

Click here to submit an application

GRIEF SUPPORT RESOURCES
Grief Share

GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone.

Meets at Common Ground Church
8355 Arroyo Vista Dr, Sacramento, CA 95823
Click here for more information

or
Click here to find an alternative location near you

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Children’s Bereavement Art Group

Sutter Health offers Children’s Bereavement Art Group. The program uses the creative arts as a second language to help children and their families express grief after a loved one has died.

The Children’s Bereavement Art Group is free to children in Sacramento and surrounding communities. Children must be between the ages of 4-17 and have experienced the death of a significant person within the last year. Click here for more information.

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Hope for Healthy Families 

Hope for Healthy Families is a non-profit counseling center offers affordable counseling to any member of the Elk Grove, South Sacramento and Galt communities. Fees are based on a sliding scale and start at $40/session. We believe that we can help you find hope in the process of learning how to live a more emotionally healthy life. Please call to set up an appointment. Click here to view information and locations.

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Sharing Parents

Sharing Parents is a community of parents who have experienced the loss of a baby from the time of conception through early infancy.  Sharing Parents provides a safe place for grieving parents to share their feelings and experiences with a compassionate community.  We give and receive support by sharing our common experiences, learning about the natural grief process, identifying our emotions, and working through our loss.  For over 30 years, Sharing Parents has helped parents move towards healing. Click here for more information.

FREE TO LOW-COST RESOURCES
NAMI Sacramento Peer Support Mentorship Program

Open to anyone age 18 or older who is looking for peer-led assistance as either a person recovering from mental illness or a family member/caregiver of someone who lives with mental illness. Offers support to youth, families, caregivers, and schools/school staff including:

  • Family to Family
  • Family Support Group
  • Basics
  • Ending the Silence
  • NAMI On Campus High School

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NAMI Sacramento Youth & Family Programs: Info Sessions
  • Peer/Family Resource Helpline (non-crisis): 916-890-5467
  • Office Phone (appointments): 916-364-1642

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Wellspring Women’s Center

Drop-in day center for women and children in Sacramento’s Oak Park neighborhood.

3414 4th Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95817
Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM, or by arrangement.
(916) 454-9688, ext. 211

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Mental Health Access Team

Links Sacramento County residents of all ages to culturally and linguistically responsive, recovery-focused mental health services.

  • 8:00 AM-5:00 PM Mon- Fri 24/7 Crisis calls
  • Phone Number 916-875-1055
  • After Hours 888-881-4881

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The Sacramento County Mental Health Urgent Care

Walk-in clinic for individuals with an urgent mental health need. The MHUCC is a client-centered program that focuses on providing immediate relief to individuals and families in distress. The program intends to avert psychiatric emergency room visits and involuntary hospitalizations. The goal of MHUCC is to foster recovery for individuals and families through the promotion of hope and wellness.

2130 Stockton Blvd Ste 300 Sacramento CA
916-364-8395

  • Mon- Friday 10:00 AM-7:00 PM (Last Walk-In at 6:00 PM)
  • Saturday-Sunday and Holidays 10:00-6:00 ( last walk in 5:00 PM)
FEE & INSURANCE-BASED COUNSELING
Cornerstone Counseling Services

Calista Sordelet, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
Roseville, CA
(916)787-0555

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Jory Irons Therapy

Jory Irons, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
3065 Freeport Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95818
(916)295-6765

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Narkesia Swanigan, MFT

South Sacramento
ncswanigan@gmail.com
(916)345-4550

 

MARRIAGE PASTORAL SUPPORT

Pastor Rich Sherman is a Marriage Pastor who provides teaching and marital support to couples.

Click here to contact Pastor Rich.

We offer quarterly marriage enrichment classes. Click here to view upcoming events, if scheduled. 

MIDTOWN FAMILY ALLIANCE

Our ministry has a mission to provide information, support, and nurturing spaces that foster a culture of acceptance and compassion. We aim to replace judgment and condemnation with love, hope, and inspiration for individuals impacted by these circumstances, while also encouraging others to join us in driving positive transformation.

Midtown Family Alliance equips and advocates for foster, adoption and kinship families. Our desire is to create an inclusive and uplifting community by connecting families to community resources, education, and trust-based relational intervention.

Mental Health Classes and Coaching

As part of the mission for hope, health, and healing, it is one of our priorities to provide counseling and mental health and health coaching services to those in need.

To determine if you are in need of therapy or mental coaching please see the following:

WHAT IS MENTAL HEALTH & LIFE HEALTH COACHING?
  • The coach assumes that the client is whole
  • The coach works with the client to move to a higher level of functioning
  • The coach has roots in sports, business, personal growth areas
  • The coach focuses on actions and the future
  • The coach works with conscious mind
  • The coach focuses on solving problems
  • The coach works for external solutions and overcoming barriers, learning new skills and implementing effective choices
CONTACT OUR COACHES:

Sliding scale fees available (In some cases, starting at $20/50 minute sessions). Please inquire directly with the coaches:

Tamara Balhorn
Consultant & Certified Coach, Mental Health Coach & Chaplain
www.thegriefcoach.net
(707)676-6026
* Sliding Scale available

 

Donecia Norwood- Smith
Life and Trauma Coach
(916) 827-0276
Influential, LLC

Upcoming Classes and Discussions for you:

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