County of Marin Health and Human Services

Mental Health Assessments and Referrals

Information on Service Adjustments During the COVID-19 Emergency

HHS is the County’s largest department with more than 700 employees who work at many sites throughout Marin. Many HHS offices have reopened with limited staffing to the public. Staff will continue to provide services remotely when possible for safety reasons, and residents in need of HHS services should consider conducting conversations over the phone or email when possible. Please call ahead if you have an appointment or require in-person assistance.

  • Adult Protective Services: (415) 473-2774.
  • Skilled Nursing/Assisted Living Ombudsman: (415) 473-7446.
  • Child Protective Services: (415) 473-7153.
  • Public Assistance Call Center (Medi-Cal, CalFresh, CalWorks): 1 (877) 410-8817.
  • General Relief: (415) 473-3450.
  • Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Access Line: 1 (888) 818-1115.
  • For information on resources and services specifically for older adults (persons 60+), persons with disabilities and family caregivers, call (415) 57-INFO (415) 457-4636 or email
  • HHS created a phone hotline, (415) 473-7191 (CRS 711), and an online contact form, for residents to contact staff with questions or concerns about the virus and about the county and community response. The call center is open from 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. weekdays, and interpreter services are available.
  • Dial 711 for CA Relay Service (link is external)


Marin Mental Health Plan:

Mental health problems vary widely in their severity. For example, millions of people experience depression, anxiety, or difficulty with their interpersonal relationships at some point in their lives. You can receive help to work through issues such as these by calling the Marin Mental Health Plan at 1 (888) 818-1115. A licensed clinical therapist will listen to your concerns and, when necessary, refer you to an appropriate mental health provider for short- or long-term care. 

If you or someone you know is feeling suicidal or otherwise requires immediate psychiatric help, please contact Marin County Crisis Stabilization Unit at (415) 473-6666.

West Marin Service Center:

West Marin provides evaluation and referral, crisis intervention, medication management, dual diagnosis (mental illness and substance abuse) treatment, individual and group therapy.  Bilingual interns provide counseling for mono-lingual Spanish speaking clients and work closely with Licensed Mental Health professionals located at the clinic.

Mental Health and Substance Use Services (MHSUS) changed its name to Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS).  As such, all references in existing departmental policies and procedures to MHSUS can be understood to reference BHRS as well.