Behavioral Health


We welcome you to San Benito County Behavioral Health. We provide specialty mental health services for people who live in San Benito County, including those who are eligible for Medi-Cal.  We also offer assistance with substance abuse. As your mental health services plan, we have specific goals.

These are to:
– Improve access to mental health care.
– Work with you and other health care providers to arrange for quality care for you.
– Be sensitive to each client’s needs. As your substance abuse services plan, we have specific goals. These are to:
– Advise and assist with preventative measures.
– Provide treatment methods to overcome substance abuse. As the participant, you also have specific responsibilities: These are to
– Work with our staff to choose the best staff member for you.
– Keep your appointments as scheduled.
– Call if you are unable to keep your appointment because of an unexpected event.
– Work on treatment goals with your therapist and doctor.



Phone:  (831) 636-4020

Access Line: 888-636-4020

Fax:  (831) 636-4025

Address: 1131 San Felipe Road, Hollister, CA 95023

Hours: M-F 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM (various groups meet until 8 PM. Crisis response is 24/7)

Director:  Alan Yamamoto


Esperanza Center website

San Benito County Behavioral Health Department

Substance Use Disorder prevention website

Register to Vote





Mental Health Services Act

San Benito MHSA FY 19-20 Annual Update 3 Year PEI Evaluation Report


San Benito County MHSA Three year Plan FY 2017/2018 – 2019/2020

San Benito County MHSA FY 2018/2019 Annual Update

San Benito MHSA FY 16-17 Annual Update FINAL FOR POSTING 04-13-17

San Benito MHSA FY 15-16 Annual Update FINAL AS POSTED 06-05-15


Innovation Component Quality Improvement Work Plan          
Quality Improvement Work Plan Final 2018-2019

Quality Improvement Work Plan FINAL 2017-2018

Quality Improvement Work Plan 2016-2017


Links to San Benito’s county-specific Children and Youth, and Adult MHP Performance Dashboards

2017 08 29 San Benito SUP Final

2017 10 03 San Benito ADA Final

2017 Adult Reports Non ADA/POS Adult Report San Benito

2017 Adult Reports ADA/POS Adult Report San Benito ADA


Drug Medical Organized Deliver System Implementation Plan (DHCS Approved)

San Benito DMC-ODS Implementation Plan Final 12-13-2017