Your County Government Community
Kids & Families
Environment Public Safety Jobs

About HHSA
All Services A-Z
Event Schedule
News Releases
Advisory Boards
Search HHSA

Related Links

Children Youth and Families SOC
Behavioral Health Administration
Community Events and Announcements
Emergency and Crisis Services
Guide to Medi-Cal Mental Health Services
Juvenile Forensic Services
Network of Care
Outpatient Services
Provider Resource Manual
Therapeutic Behavioral Services
Current Solicitations
Technical Resource Library
Adult/Older Adult SOC
Alcohol and Drug Services
Food Stamps (SNAP)

Children, Youth and Families System of Care

Printer Friendly
Font Size Extra Large Font Size Large Font Size Default

If you have a Behavioral Health emergency call 911. 

To access referrals or call the Crisis Line, phone 1-888-724-7240.

The Children, Youth and Families (CYF) division of Behavioral Health Services aids children and adolescents who are emotionally disturbed, and their families. CYF offers a wide variety of services, from early intervention to residential services. All services provided are oriented to meet the unique linguistic and cultural needs of the public to be served. 

The system strives to ensure that County residents have access to quality services as guided by our mission, principles and goals

Services listed are County operated children's behavioral health services. Select "Provider Resource Manual" or "Network of Care - CYF" for information about services we contract out through community providers. 

Services offered by Behavioral Health - Children, Youth and Families:

 Children, Youth and Families Administration

Children, Youth and Families (CYF) Administration is responsible for overseeing the public children's system of care for San Diego County, and provides services for children and adolescents who are seriously emotionally disturbed, and their families. Services are provided through direct, County-operated services, and through contracts with community-based providers and individual fee-for-service providers. CYF Administration ensures that certain State-mandated functions, such as Quality Assurance, grievance and complaint procedures, and billing and claiming procedures, are in place, are accurate and effective.

For administrative information or to provide feedback about this page, send us an email or phone BHS Administration at  619-563-2700.