A Health Department is a government agency at the state, county, or local level charged with protecting public health. Health Departments may offer a range of social services, including educational programming on public health concerns like food borne illnesses, immunization, and infectious diseases. Many also offer clinical services, such as flu shot clinics, blood pressure screenings, and health consultations. Some Health Departments offer support services to families affected by environmental health problems such as lead poisoning or unclean water supplies.
California State Health Department 1615 Capitol Avenue Sacramento CA 95814 916-440-7600
Sacramento County Health Department 7805 Auburn Boulevard Citrus Heights CA 95610 916-969-2724
Sacramento County Health Department 7001 East Parkway Sacramento CA 95823 916-875-5881
A Mental Health Department is a government agency at the state, county, or local level that provides social services to people with mental health and substance abuse issues. Mental Health Departments offer a range of services, including housing assistance, employment programs, and services for people with developmental disabilities. Mental Health Departments may also offer substance abuse treatment services and counseling services for individuals, groups, and families. Many also offer programs to help people with behavioral health issues to avoid jail and hospital visits.
Sacramento County Mental Health Department 2150 Stockton Boulevard Sacramento CA 95817 916-875-1000
Sacramento Mental Health Department 1600 9th Street Sacramento CA 95814 916-654-3890
A Victims Assistance Center is a government agency at the state, county, or local level that provides support and assistance to the victims of crimes. In many locations, the Victims Assistance Office is run by the local Prosecutor’s Office. Victims Assistance Offices provide a range of support services to the victims of crimes, including crisis intervention services, support groups, mental health services, and medical advocacy. Victims Assistance Offices can also assist the victims of crimes with obtaining compensation.
Fort Worth Texas Victims Assistance 2415 L Street Sacramento CA 95816 916-498-9625