Information and Referrals • Patient Transportation • Interpreter Services • Mental Health Services • Crisis Intervention • Referrals
The ACCESS (Access to Community Care, Effective Services and Support) Center acts as the entry point for mental health services in Los Angeles County. Services include deployment of crisis evaluation teams, information and referrals, gatekeeping of acute inpatient psychiatric beds, interpreter services and patient transport. ACCESS Center also provides consumers compassionate, timely and reliable mental health services and information in collaboration with the Department of Mental Health and
other providers in Los Angeles County. For more information on the ACCESS Center, view the online brochure.
- This service is free
How to Apply
To receive specific services call (800) 854-7771 to speak with call center staff. They will send someone to caller for an evaluation, if needed, in order to determine eligibility and make an appropriate referral. They take calls from friends, family members, and schools, as well as from applicants themselves.