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Family and Children's Services Division

Published on: 8/16/2016 11:13 AM

Family and Children's Services Division
725 East Santa Clara Street
San José, CA 95112

Contact Information:

Sherri Terao, Ed.D., IFECMH Specialist, RPFM
Family & Children's Services Division Director

Phone: 1 (408) 885-5776

Fax: (408) 885-5788  

E-mail:  ​

Family and Children’s Services Division (F&C) serves children, adolescents, young adults, and their families, ages 0-25 who are experiencing social-emotional and behavioral concerns. Services are provided by five County sites and nineteen contract agency programs. The F&C Division provides outpatient care and programs specific to the unique needs of children and their families. Services are provided that respect cultural values and the natural support systems of youth and families and address children and family behavioral health problems in the least restrictive, most family-like context possible. 

Services in the F&C Division include:

  • Prevention and Early Intervention (PE&I)
  • FIRST 5 System of Care- Developmental screening, assessment, home visitation, therapy
  • Outpatient assessment, treatment and case management
  • School-based and classroom-based mental health services and consultation
  • School-based and residential day treatment
  • Community-based Wraparound and Therapeutic Behavioral Services (an alternative to residential treatment)
  • Full Service Partnership (FSP)
  • Juvenile hall and Ranch mental health services
  • Emergency evaluation
  • Mobile Crisis
  • Psychiatric evaluation
  • Educational Related Mental Health Services (ERMHS)