Santa Cruz Public Libraries'
|General Agency Information|
|Name:||California Department of Mental Health Ombudsman Services|
|Alternate Name(s):||Medi-Cal Mental Health Services|
Mental Health Ombudsman's Services
|Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:||Monday-Friday, 8-5|
|Description:||The purpose of Mental Health Ombudsman is to create a bridge between the Mental Health Plan system and individuals, family members and friends of individuals, in need of mental health services by providing information and assistance in navigating through the system. An Ombudsman is a person in a government agency to whom people can go to make complaints or explain problems with the programs or policies of the agency.
Assist you with navigating through the Medi-Cal Mental Health Managed Care System
Help you find information in order to access appropriate mental health services
Connect you with the right person/department to help you resolve a problem
Address concerns or grievances about services
Connect you with local resources in your county who can help you
Connect you with consumers' rights services
ELIGIBILITY: Mental Health clients, family and friends are encouraged to call for information or to report (anonymous and confidential) possible violations of a client's rights or abuse or neglect.
|Languages other than English:||Interpreters Available|
|Accommodations for Disabled:||Not Applicable|
|Public Transportation:||Not Applicable|
|Eligibility:||See Description Notes|
Information and Referral
Mental Health Facility Complaints
Patient Rights Assistance
|This record last modified December 24, 2014|