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Healing Starts Here

Get help, find a support system, develop friendships. ACT for Mental Health provides affordable counseling in a community center atmosphere.

What We Do

What We Do

Serving Santa Clara county for over 50 years, ACT provides vital, affordable mental health services to anyone in need.



Helping clients help themselves... The roots of ACT lie in the self-help, mutual support system of clients diagnosed with mental illness.

Counseling Center

The Downtown Counseling Center provides affordable counseling services for individuals and families.

Fireside Friendship Club

For people with residual mental illness, the Fireside Friendship Club offers a therapeutic, self-help social club.

Mujeres & Hombres

A program for Spanish-speaking men and women to help in dealing with the problems of everyday living.

Educational Services

At various times during the year we offer classes in topics such as depression/anxiety, anger management, effective parenting, and parenting after divorce.

The mission of ACT for Mental Health is to empower and rehabilitate persons who are socially, mentally, economically and/or situationally disadvantaged.

We fulfill our mission by relieving obstacles to emotional well being and by restoring and enhancing strengths through acceptance in a safe, stable and professionally guided environment which provides tools and support for resolution of personal, emotional and situational life problems