MHSA Community Planning Process

Pursuant to Welfare and Institutions Code (WIC) Section 5848(a), the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) requires an inclusive and on-going Community Planning Process to gather input about experiences with MHSA Programs and the current mental health system; to gauge the overall impact and effectiveness of such programs; to record recommendations for improvement of programs and processes; and to acknowledge feedback regarding future and/or unmet needs. 

Community Planning Process provides a structured process that the County uses in partnership with stakeholders in determining how best to improve existing programs and to utilize funds that may become available for the MHSA components.

This important process is accomplished in multiple ways:

For more information about the Community Planning Process, please contact the MHSA Coordinator at (209) 381-6800.