Alameda Council of Community Mental Health Agencies

The Alameda Council of Community Mental Health Agencies (ACCMHA) is an association of twenty-nine California nonprofits that contract with Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services (ACBHCS) to provide mental health and co-occurring disorder services for the county’s eligible children, transition age youth, adults, older adults, and their families.

Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services

The mission of BHCS is to maximize the recovery, resilience, and wellness of all eligible Alameda County residents who are developing or experiencing a serious mental health, alcohol, or drug concern.

Asian Community Mental Health Services

Asian Community Mental Health Services (ACMHS) provides multicultural and multilingual services, empowering the most vulnerable members of the Asian & Pacific Islander community to lead healthy, productive and contributing lives. ACMHS vision is to grow a responsive innovative organization, embracing diversity and compassionate care, setting the standard of excellence for integrated services to Asian & Pacific Islander communities.

Black Men Speak

The mission of Black Men Speak (BMS) is to inform the mental health community and the general public about issues concerning African-American males with mental health and substance abuse challenges. Through the platform of a speakers’ bureau, BMS works toward healing the African-American community from the stigma, discrimination, and trauma by sharing stories and promoting messages of wellness, recovery, and freedom.

California Institute for Behavioral Health Solutions

The California Institute for Behavioral Health Solutions (CIBHS) was established as the California Institue for Mental Health (CiMH) in1993 to promote excellence in mental health services through training, technical assistance, research and policy development. Local mental health directors founded CIBHS to work collaboratively with all mental health system stakeholders. The commitment to collaboration has led the board to expand board membership to include consumers, family members, and other interested persons representing the public interest.

California Mental Health Services Authority

California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA), an organization of county governments working to improve mental health outcomes for individuals, families and communities. CalMHSA operates services and education programs on a statewide, regional and local basis.

California Youth Connection

California Youth Connection (CYC) is a youth-led organization that develops leaders who empower each other and their communities to transform the foster care system through legislative and policy change. PEERS partners with CYC for the No Stigma No Barriers initiative, which aims to connect transition age youth (TAY) to mental health resources.

Community Health For Asian Americans

Community Health for Asian Americans (CHAA) is a non-profit organization committed to improving the quality of life for marginalized communities with special focus on Asian and Pacific Islander (API) communities in the Bay Area.

Copeland Center for Wellness and Recovery

The Copeland Center aims to promote personal, organizational, and community wellness and empowerment. We focus on shifting the system of mental health care toward a prevention and recovery focus.

Greater Bay Area Mental Health and Workforce Collaborative

The Collaborative represents many different counties, agencies, organizations, and institutions, all committed to expanding the Bay Area’s public mental health workforce.

Margoes Foundation

The Margoes Foundation supports imaginative and creative program opportunities that enabled low-income and other disadvantaged youth to obtain a college education and people with mental disabilities to live in non-institutional environments and lead productive lives.

McKenzie Foundation of San Francisco

The McKenzie Foundation of San Francisco helps build awareness of issues related to mental health and seeks to reduce the associated stigma, especially among adolescents.

Mental Heath Services Oversight & Accountability Commission

The mission of the MHSOAC is to provide vision and leadership, in collaboration with clients, their family members, and underserved communities, to ensure Californians understand mental health is essential to overall health. Hold public mental health systems accountable. MHSOAC also provides oversight for eliminating disparities; promote wellness, recovery and resiliency; and ensure positive outcomes for individuals living with serious mental illness and their families.

Philanthropic Ventures Foundation

Philanthropic Ventures Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity, was founded in 1991 to try new approaches to creative grantmaking and to maximize the impact of the philanthropic dollar. We are proud of our 24 years of responsiveness to the community and our contributions to the philanthropic sector.


Philosophy, a beauty and skin care company, supports women’s mental health through the Hope & Grace Initiative. With the initiative, Philosophy becomes the first company to place a deep focus on this important cause and the first major beauty company to make a brand-wide commitment to dedicate 1% of its sales toward the cause.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.

The San Francisco Foundation

Since 1948, The San Francisco Foundation has been firmly committed to serving the people of our region. We are an incubator for community investment, original ideas, and passionate leadership in the Bay Area. As one of the nation’s largest community foundations in grantmaking and assets, we give millions of dollars a year to make the Bay Area the best place it can be.

Zellerbach Family Foundation

The Mission of the Zellerbach Family Foundation is to be a catalyst for constructive social change by initiating and investing in efforts that strengthen families and communities.