Felton’s Deaf Community Counseling Services (DCCS) has created a video to remind all that their sites are open and essential mental health services are being provided during these challenging times.


DCCS is dedicated to serving Deaf, Hard-of-Hearing, Late Deafened, Deaf-Blind clients, their families and partners in San Francisco and Alameda Counties with culturally sensitive providers and all needed communication assistance, including staff fluent in American Sign Language (ASL). Services include mental health and substance abuse assessment and therapy, psychiatric and medication services, drop-in case management to help Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing persons to access services, and school partnerships to foster academic and social success for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing students.

DCCS staff work with children (ages 5 to 18, or younger, by referral), adults and seniors who are addressing depression, anxiety, mood or thought disorders, adjustment reactions, stress, relationship issues, family problems and other mental health issues. If you or someone you know needs support, please call 510-984-1654.

About Felton Institute: Founded in 1889, Felton Institute responds to human needs by providing cutting edge, evidence-based mental health and social services that transform lives. Felton Institute is a tax-exempt organization registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit under EIN 94-1156530.

Offering more than 50 acclaimed and honored programs that address homelessness, mental health, prenatal, adolescent, adult and senior needs, Felton Institute provides services in San Francisco, Alameda, San Mateo, Marin, and Monterey counties.

Felton is named for its social services pioneer and first executive director Dr. Katharine “Kitty” Felton who was called the ”conscience of San Francisco” and was committed to ensuring that children and families in crisis have access to social services and resources in order to help them build upon their inherent strengths and develop self-sufficiency. www.felton.org