Need an Advocate?


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
 
 


 
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