Children’s Mental Health Services

VCCS operates Children’s Mental Health Clinics in Manteca and Tracy, under contract with San Joaquin County Mental Health. The staff includes a child psychiatrist, child psychologist and a team of mental health professionals. These clinics provide individual and family therapy for children and youth age 3-18. (Sliding fee/Mental Health Medi-Cal)

School-Based Counseling and Therapy Services

VCCS places counselors on school sites utilizing school funding to address truancy issues, crisis intervaention and issues pertaining to student academic success.VCCS places qualified therapists on school sites which “brings the clinic to the campus.” Therapists address child mental health issues and child abuse/neglect issues. There therapeutic services are funded by” Mental Health Medi-Cal (EPSDT), Victim Compensation Program, and other grant programs.

Victim Intervention Program

VCCS serves children and adults who are survivors of secual abuse, physical abuse & other crimes of violence. VCCS also offer counseling to the families of these survivors. VCCS provides Parent-Child Interaction Therapy for children age 2-7 and their caretakers. Funding for the services comes from the California Victim Compensation Program and a Child Abuse Treatment grant from the Office of Emergency Services.

Clinical Services

VCCS has a team a team of licensed therapists, interens and trainees who provide indivisual, family and couples therapy. They offer families therapeutic assistance in creating healthy family dynamics.These services are offer at all VCCS offices. Referrals are made to the local office in each community (A fee-for-service program)

Early Intervention Services

VCCS offers a series of programs to help families create a safe and stables environment for children. There programs are provided in daycare centers, Headstart sites, preschools, K-3 and K-6 classrooms and in middle and high schools. Research-based curriculum are used to provide parenting skills classes and social skills groups for children.

Programs available to schools include:

  • Suicide Prevention
  • Anger Management
  • Bullying
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Substance Abuse Programs
  • Tolerance Education

The program also helps parents and school screen children to determine if they are in need of professional mental health treatment. Screenings are conducted in homes, community sites, schools and the clinics operated by VCCS.

Chemical Dependency Program

VCCS offers Drinking Driver and Drug Diversion programs for adults in most VCCS offices. These programs serve voluntary and court-ordered clients, and provide assistance with problems related to substance use/abuse. DUI programs are licensed to satisfy DMV requirements.

Domestic Violence, Anger Management & Parenting Education Programs

VCCS probides Domestic Violence, Anger Management and Parenting Education programs. The Domestic Violence program is a 52-weeks group education program. It is focused on helping adults who have problems with behaviors that increase the risk of violence for their partners and/or children. The agency offers a 52-week co-ed parenting education programs for individuals who are required to attend by the courts, Probation or Child Protective Services. VCCS conducts Anger Management classes for individuals who have anger problems at work, in the community or in their relationship. This is a 16-week small group program. Fees for these programs are on a sliding scale based on income and, depending on demand, may be offered in Tracy, Manteca, Lodi and Stockton. All programs take referrals for the courts, Probation, Parole, Child Protective Services and employers in addition to persons who volunteer for the program.

Get in Touch with Us

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Valley Community Counseling Services has an office at the following locations:

6707 Embarcadero Drive
Stockton, CA 95219
(209) 956-4240

Manteca Children’s Services:
129 East Center Street, Suite 3

Manteca, CA 95336
(209) 239-5553

Manteca Court Programs:
129 East Center Street, Suite 4

Manteca, CA 95336
(209) 823-1911

1300 West Lodi Avenue Suite G-2
Lodi, CA 95242
(209) 334-2126

19 East 6th Street
Tracy, CA 95376
(209) 835-8583