Mental Health Respite Service Programs

Respite programs offer mental health respite support for community members who are experiencing mental health crisis in Sacramento County. These respite services are sustained beyond the Innovation funding time-period with Sacramento County Mental Health Services Act funds.

Learn about Sacramento County Health and Human Services departments and services.


Adults in Crisis

TLCS, Inc.: Crisis Respite Center

(916) 737-7483
TLCS, Inc. web site
Crisis respite available 24 hours, seven days a week

Adults in Crisis

Turning Point Community Programs:
Abiding Hope Respite House

(916) 287-4860
Turning Point Community Programs web site
Short-term respite available 24 hours, seven days a week

LGBTQ Adults in Crisis

A Church for All: Ripple Effect

(916) 807-7305
A Church for All web site
LGBTQ-friendly drop-in respite
Monday to Friday: 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

LGBTQ Adults in Crisis

Gender Health Center

(916) 455-2391
Gender Health Center web site
Transgender-centered drop-in respite
Monday: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday: 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.

LGBTG Adults in Crisis

Sacramento LGBT Community Center:
Lambda Lounge

(916) 442-0185
Sacramento LGBT Community Center web site
LGBTQ-friendly planned and drop-in respite
Tuesday and Saturday: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Adult Women in Crisis

Saint John’s Program for Real Change

(916) 453-1482
Saint John’s Program for Real Change web site
Respite and on-site support for women and women with children

Adult Caregivers in Crisis

Del Oro Caregiver Resource Center

(916) 728-9333
Del Oro Caregiver Resource Center web site
Planned respite for family caregivers at risk of a mental health crisis who are caring for family members with dementia

Parents of Adoptive Children–Parents in Crisis

Capital Adoptive Families Alliance

(916) 834-3700
Capital Adoptive Families Alliance web site
Planned respite through events for adoptive parents of children with complex mental health needs

Homeless Teens/Transition Age Youth in Crisis

Wind Youth Services

(916) 561-4900
Wind Youth Services web site
Drop-in respite for youth ages 13 to 25
Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

LGBTQ Teens/Transition Age Youth in Crisis

Sacramento LGBT Community Center: Q Spot

(916) 442-0185
Sacramento LGBT Community Center web site
Drop-in respite and support groups for youth ages 13 to 23
Monday to Friday: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Youth, Adult Planned Respite

Iu-Mien Community Services

(916) 383-3083
Iu-Mien Community Services web site
Planned respite through events for youth, adults and older adults of the Mien community

Grant funding was initially provided by Mental Health Services Act Sacramento County Innovation funds and was managed by Sierra Health Foundation: Center for Health Program Management. These respite services will be sustained beyond the Innovation funding time-period with Sacramento County Mental Health Services Act funds.