General Information

Contact Dept

  • Phone:
    (559) 600-9180
  • Fax:
    (559) 600-7674
  • Address:
    4441 East Kings Canyon
    Fresno, CA 93702
  • Crisis Services:
  • Urgent Care Wellness Center:
    (559) 600-9171
  • TTY:
    (559) 252-0762



Mental Health Services Act

County of Fresno

County Seal

What's New...  



We are pleased to post the MHSA FY 2013-14 Annual Update. 


The MHSA Annual Update process is required and is a process in which the County reports to the community the status of current and future planned MHSA funded programs, including outcomes/successes and challenges faced. This Annual Update for FY 13/14 will report on activities and changes to MHSA programs from July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013; this update will specifically report on programs added, deleted or enhanced from the last annual update process. 


The Department will be drafting the three year integrated plan for FY 14/15/, 16/17, 17/18 during this calendar year.  The integrated plan will be a comprehensive plan that will summarize the 2014 Community Planning Process and communicate  recommendations that will be inclusive of  new program requests, deletion of programs, consolidate programs or to enhance approved plan including fiscal changes, including prudent reserve. 



The 30-day public comment period will be from September 15 , 2014 through October 14, 2014. 
A Public Hearing will take place on a date to be announced by web and other public notice actions.


Questions as well as assistance in Spanish and Hmong will be provided by Department staff via the following:
Phone:     (559) 600-6899
Fax:         (559) 600-7711



Fresno County Department of Behavioral Health

Mental Health Services Act Capital Facilities Project Proposal

Youth Psychiatric Health Facility

Posting Started – July 7, 2014


Thanking all for input

Stay tuned:  future updates on construction will be provided via our website page.

MHSA Capital Facilities Project Proposal Summary:

The County of Fresno Department of Behavioral Health (DBH) has drafted a Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Capital Facilities Project Proposal to utilize funds to renovate and modernize an area within the University Medical Center (UMC) Campus that is currently housing a non-inpatient level of service.  This space will be occupied by a Youth Psychiatric Health Facility (PHF). 


The draft Youth PHF MHSA Capital Facilities Project Proposal and a public comment form are available below.  Hard copies of the draft proposal and  interpretation assistance will be provided upon request.

 A 30-day public comment period begins on July 7, 2014, and ends on August 7, 2014.  Comments should be made in writing on public comment forms, which can be hand-delivered or mailed to Fresno County MHSA Division Administration, 3133 N. Millbrook Avenue, Fresno, CA 93703; Attention: David Tijerina.  The public can also send comments via email to: or via fax to: (559) 600-7711.

YPHF Comment Form - Online Word Document 

MHSA CF Youth PHF Project Proposal 7-2-14        

  • Fresno County MHSA Annual Update FY 13-14 - As part of the Fresno County MHSA FY 2013-14 Annual Update Plan process, the Department will be scheduling a series of community wide stakeholder meetings (details to follow). The Department will be posting on an ongoing basis all feedback received/information feedback forms received from the various stakeholder meetings onto this website.

Please refer to the flyer below regarding these phase III meetings. The purpose of these meetings is to obtain your feedback on Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) funded  programs, and if any changes are needed.


Some of the information being provided as part of this update process are attached below:

MHSA Stakeholder Process – Flowchart Depicting the various Phases of the Annual Update

Fresno County MHSA Stakeholder Process Flow Chart - 040314 

Stakeholder Feedback Information Form – Used to collect feedback from the community at meetings

MHSA Stakeholder Process - Phase 1 - Form Template 

1. Stakeholder Input Community Conversations 12-13 

2. Stakeholder Input Suicide Prevention Taskforce 12-13 

3. MHSA Stakeholder Phase 1 Input - MHB Forum Parlier 

4. MHSA Stakeholder Phase 1 Input - MHB Forum Kerman 

5. MHSA Stakeholder Phase 1 Input - Blue Sky Exchange 

6. MHSA Stakeholder Phase 1 Input - Blue Sky Provider 

7. MHSA Stakeholder Phase 1 Input - TP ICSST 

8. MHSA Stakeholder Phase 1 Input - TP IMH First Street FSP 

9. MHSA Stakeholder Phase 1 Input - TP CDP 

10. MHSA Stakeholder Phase 1 Input - TP TAY 

11. MHSA Stakeholder Phase 1 Input - TP Rural 

12. MHSA Stakeholder Phase 1 Input - K-12 PEI

13. MHSA Stakeholder Phase 1 Input - CBANS 

Stakeholder Public Comment Form individuals

AU FY 13-14 Public Comment Form 

AU FY 13-14 Public Comment Form - SPANISH 

MHSA Training on Basic Fundamental of MHSA 101

MHSA 101 

Outcome Measurement Schedule and forms:

Attachment A - Outcomes Template 

Attachment B - Reportable Outcomes 

Outcomes Effectiveness Form Fill In - Attachment C 

Information Notice - Outcome Measurements - 3-25-14 . 

If you would like to see MHSA Program Outcomes, please click on the following link:  MHSA Program Outcomes

Annual Update Timeline

AU FY 13-14 Timeline 

  • My Art Matters - MHSA would like to update our MHSA Gallery with more art pieces that promote Wellness, Recovery, Resiliency, and Hope in forms of photographs, paintings, crafts, poems, or drawings(etc.).  Please click on the following link to get more information about "My Art Matters" project.

My Art Matters   

  • MHSA Housing Application Documents:  Please click on the following links for more information:

Renaissance Properties Application    Homeless Certification - Example 

Application and SMI Verification Form    Guide for Housing Application 

ROI from HA Form    ROI from DMH Form  

  • MHSA Outcomes - Please click on the following link to go to our MHSA Outcomes Page!! 

MHSA Program Outcomes

  • MHSA Program Summary Sheet - The provided summary sheet outlines implemented MHSA programs with general program and contact information. This summary will be updated monthly and posted/distributed to ensure up to date information.
  • MHSA Programs Summary 09-10-14 




Prevention and Early Intervention:  Please click on the following bullet to see what is new under our PEI Page:

Innovations:  Fresno County is currently undergoing the Innovations community planning process through the use of a survey and focus groups:

MHSA Housing Summary:  Please click on the following link:


BRING IT HOME - Housing California Annual Conference 2012: 


Blue Sky Artwork

Success Stories Collection





Approved Plans



Restful Place - Linda Lamb  

Crisis Intervention Information & Resources


Co-Occurring Information 


Prevention & Early Intervention  

Road to Calmness  

MHSA Housing Program

Education Pic  

Workforce Education & Training

Famous People Mural  

Cultural Diversity Committee



Beach Scene

Change Agents - FACCT

Millinium Fault



Mental Health First Aid Fresno

Gloomy Tree

MHSA Outcomes 

Rows of Plants


 Palm Trees


Cosmic Pop

Family Advocacy Services

Flower Pot

My Art Matters

MHSA Main Page Archives 

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Field of Lilacs