Free/Reduced-Cost Medicine

If your client does not have insurance, or if the cost of medicine is more than they can afford, they still have options!
County Health Referral – Your client can arrange an appointment with a psychiatrist at any county approved facility, and receive medications through the facility’s referral.
DMH Access: 1-800-854-7771
Free/Reduced Medication Programs – Direct them to anyone of the below sites as well as to the drug maker’s website and their “Prescription Assistance Programs.”

Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital

Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital
23845 McBean Parkway
Valencia, CA 91355
(888) 383-8111

Community Hospital

Psychiatrists and MFTs on staff

“We treat a wide range of acute psychiatric illnesses, including major depression, bipolar disorder, schizoaffective disorder and schizophrenia. Admission to the BHU can be on a voluntary or involuntary basis. We welcome inquiries from individuals who are concerned about the welfare of family members or others who are receiving or may require treatment for a psychological disorder.

Patient services include assessment of emotional and psychological issues, Initial health screening, case management, medication management, treatment planning, community integration planning and referrals. Referrals from other health care providers and insurance carriers are always welcome.”

Olive View – UCLA Medical Center

Olive View – UCLA Medical Center (County Hospital)

14445 Olive View Drive
Sylmar, CA 91342


Low income and uninsured assistance (Medi-Cal accepted)

Gateways Hospital and Mental Health Center

Gateways Hospital and Mental Health Center – Wellness Center

433 N. Hoover Street,
Los Angeles, CA 90004

Phone: (323) 644-2040 x261

This is a program for those clients who are doing well in their road toward mental health stability. The program is staffed with a clinician and a peer advocate who provide case management services.

Services available include clinical and social rehabilitation groups, psychiatrist and medication treatment, job information, availability of computers. The Wellness Center accepts clients covered by Medi-Cal, Medi-Care, or private insurance. The Wellness Center is open from 9am – 4pm.

Venice Family Clinic

Venice Family Clinic
-604 Rose Ave.
Venice, CA 90291

-2509 Pico Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Mental Health Coordinator: 310.664.7500
Psychiatric services available
Mental health services walk-in times: 10am-11:30am and 2pm to 3:30pm, M-F

Maple Counseling Center

Maple Counseling Center’s primary function is to provide low-cost, mental-health counseling services for individuals, couples, families, adolescents and groups in need. Their programs and services include counseling, school-based programs, support groups and senior-peer counseling.

9107 Wilshire Boulevard, Lower Level
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Tel: (310) 271-9999
Fax: (310) 247-4910


The Kapelovitz Psychiatry Program

As a full service agency The Maple Counseling Center offers psychiatric services to its clients at a reduced rate.  This includes assessment and prescriptions for medication when appropriate.

This program is made possible by the generous support of Lee Kapelovitz, former member of The Maple Counseling Center’s Board of Directors (1991-2006). 

Exodus Recovery

Exodus Recovery Psychiatric Health Center

Psychiatric Healthcare Facility
9808 Venice Blvd STE 300
Culver City, CA 90232
310 237 0454
The PHF is open 24 hours / 7 days a week

Since 1989, Exodus Recovery, Inc. has been providing psychiatric and chemical dependency treatment services to Southern California communities. Beginning with the management of hospital based inpatient and outpatient programs, Exodus eventually expanded into the operation of mental health intensive outpatient clinics as a contractor with the Los Angeles and San Diego County Departments of Mental Health.

In the last 20 years, Exodus has developed and established several hospital based inpatient and outpatient programs, a psychiatric and internal medicine provider group, and a behavioral health managed care company. For the L.A. County Department of Mental Health, Exodus has developed and implemented an Integrated Service Agency Program (PARTNERS), an Adult Targeted Case Management Service Program, a Sidekicks Co-Occurring Disorders Program, an AB2034 Program, and an Alcohol and Drug Medi-Cal Contracted Program. Also, through the L.A. County Department of Mental Health and the California Mental Health Services Act expansion and transformation, Exodus has developed and implemented additional Full Service Partnership Programs, Wellness Center Programs, Field Capable Clinical Services Programs and Psychiatric Urgent Care Centers. In San Diego County Exodus has established and operates two Mental Health Walk-In Assessment Centers and a Full-Service Partnership Program.

Airport Marina Counseling Services

Airport Marina Counseling Services
7891 La Tijera Blvd.
Westchester, CA 90045
Tel: 310-670-1410
Fax: 310-670-0919

For 50 years, AMCS has offered confidential and professional psychotherapy services helping people to express their feelings, solve their problems, and find new ways to cope with life.

Let us help you deal with stress, trauma, hopelessness, depression, or loss of a loved one. We also offer assistance with parenting issues, problems of adolescence, life transitions, health or aging challenges, and caring for a loved one.

If you are having problems with self-esteem, child abuse, relationships, domestic violence, disability or illness, we are here for you.

400 people visit us weekly for:

  • Individual or Group Counseling
  • Family or Couples Therapy
  • Child & Adolescent Counseling
  • Psychiatric Care
  • Consultation & Referrals


  • Individual and Family Psychotherapy for all ages, addressing social, emotional and behavioral issues;  AMCS offers long-term, ongoing therapy, solution-focused therapy, brief therapy and play or art therapy.
  • The Hannon Immediate Intervention Program for clients seeking immediate help in times of crisis – includes individual and group therapy, and access to related services, such as psychiatry.
  • Psychiatric Services including evaluation, diagnosis, medication and monitoring for more severe mental illness.
  • Couples Counseling and Couples Group Treatment to help couples communicate in a more positive way in order to create or re-create the relationship they want.
  • Therapeutic Groups – support groups, medications group, anxiety disorders group, anger management, parenting education and specific focus groups.
  • At-Risk Kids Program provides individual/group counseling and parenting education at Westchester Enriched Sciences Magnets (high school), Orville Wright Middle School (magnet) and the Boys and Girls Club of Venice, to address school/home-related issues, risky behaviors, and familial stressors, including child abuse. Check out our video highlighting our youth that have successfully completed our program. Video
  • Case Management linking individuals and families with resources and services within or outside of AMCS.


  • Fees are charged based on gross income.  A sliding fee scale is used to determine your fee.
  • No one is ever turned away for economic reasons alone.