We provide contracted advocacy services to consult, represent, and advocate for the interests and concerns of consumers of services and their families. Advocates can assist consumers and their families:
In accessing services
Help with finding resources and community programs
Applying for government entitlements
With discharge planning
With self-help and support groups
To Contact Our Adult & Family Advocate
Blia Cha, Adult & Family Advocate
Phone: (916) 875-5644
To Contact Our Youth & Family Advocate
Sandena Bader, Youth & Family Advocate
Phone: (916) 875-4182
Our Consumer Advocate-Liaison
Oversees consumer affairs for adult clients in Sacramento County.
Assists people with one-on-one advocacy, peer support and self advocacy.
Is responsible for recruiting consumers to sit on task forces, committees and governing bodies.
Provides trainings regarding consumer employment, group facilitation and the self-help/recovery model.
Represents the Sacramento County consumer perspective at State and National forums where service delivery planning takes place and also serves as a Consumer representative on statewide reviews of other county mental health programs.
Ensures consumer involvement in all aspects of community mental health services.
To Contact Our Consumer Advocate-Liaison
Andrea Crook, Adult Consumer Advocate Liaison
Phone: (916) 875-4710