Deaf Community Counseling Services (DCCS)


Deaf Community Counseling Services (DCCS) empowers Deaf & Hard of Hearing clients to live self-sufficient lives through a transformative focus on their overall well-being.

DCCS supports and educates the community on the importance of healing through a comprehensive lens, integrating care for their cognitive, emotional, and behavioral health.


DCCS has been networking with primary care providers and schools in surrounding counties committed to quality and innovation for providing comprehensive care within the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community.

Our team is composed of licensed Therapists (MFTs, LCSWs & LPCCs) and Case Managers fluent in American Sign Language. We work with clients of all ages, from children to senior citizens.


Felton Deaf Community Counseling Services. 


For decades, the University of California San Francisco – Center on Deafness (UCCD) provided mental health services to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community.

In 2015, UCCD partnered with Felton Institute (formerly known as the Family Service Agency of San Francisco) to become Deaf Community Counseling Services (DCCS) and continues to provide direct services to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Our Services

  • Comprehensive Clinical Assessment
  • Targeted Case Management
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Individual, Group, and Family Psychotherapy
  • Play Therapy and Art Therapy
  • Individual and Group Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Medication Support
  • Educationally Related Mental Health Services (ERMHS)
  • Consultation, Education, Trainings, and Workshops

Deaf Community Counseling Services (DCCS) has partnered with the San Francisco and Alameda counties to serve Medicaid clients. On a case-by-case basis, DCCS accepts Medicaid from nearby counties. DCCS also accepts private insurance (with prior authorization) and uses a sliding scale based on clients’ income.

For more information about insurance please contact us at

Downloadable Brochure PDF for Felton Deaf Community Counseling Services. 

DCCS offers internship opportunities for graduate students who are interested in gaining experience providing mental health services to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community. For more information, please contact us at


Office Hours: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Contact For Referrals
Video Phone: (415) 255-5854

San Leandro Office (Main Office):

13847 East 14th St., Suite 205
San Leandro, CA 94578
Fax: (510) 894-0809

San Francisco Office:

1500 Franklin St
San Francisco, CA 94109
Fax: (415) 447-9701

Berkeley Office:

3075 Adeline St #105A,
Berkeley, CA 94703
Fax: (510) 957-5474

Alameda Office:

1005 Atlantic Ave
Alameda, CA 94501
Fax: (510) 894-0809