Adult Residential Programs

Board and Care Facilities:

Transitions Mental Health Association
Phone: (805) 540-6500; Fax: (805) 540-6501
784 High Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
ATP provides a home-like setting in San Luis Obispo, CA, where adults with mental illness are supported in their efforts to acquire and apply interpersonal and independent-living skills. ATP is a transitional program with a maximum stay of 12 months; it is licensed to house 12 people and is staffed 24-hours.
American Care Home I
1240 El Camino Real
Atascadero, CA 93422
American Care Home II
940 Bennett Way
Templeton, CA 93465
American Care Home is a residential care facility in Atascadero, CA, offering a range of services to residents requiring a structured environment due to mental health challenges.  American Care Home I has 19 shared bedrooms with the capacity to support 38 residents.  There is a common living room, entertainment room and a separate clubhouse on the property for recreational activities.  American Care Home II has 3 shared bedrooms with the capacity to support 6 more independently living residents.  There is a common living room, and patio area.  American Care Home II also has access to the clubhouse on the property of American Care Home I.
Phone: (408) 412-7202 
Morgan Hill Location
18225 Hale Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA 95037
Greenfield Location
 806 Elm Avenue
Greenfield, CA 93927
Sacramento Location
4604 Roosevelt Ave.
Sacramento, CA 95820
Licensed adult residential facilities in Greenfield, Morgan Hill and Sacramento, CA.  These facilities provide a housing option for individuals who desire a homelike setting coupled with care and supervision. With the help of caring, compassionate staff at all three campuses, Psynergy creates an atmosphere that celebrates hope, promotes personal growth, builds social networks, and helps individuals realize their full potential.
Phone: (409) 538-1496
1878 East Hatch Road
Modesto, CA 95351
Davis Guest home operates seven residential facilities in Modesto, and Ceres, CA.  The facilities are family- owned and operated with professional 24-hour constant care to provide a comfortable living at a well-maintained residence with great food and friendly, professional service.  There are over 2 acres of beautifully landscaped park-like grounds providing a relaxing setting for residents.  Davis Guest home encourages residents to participate in tasks that promote independent living skills
EVER WELL - Enclave at the Delta, Morada, CA
Phone: (888) 356-1373
4951 E. Eight Mile Road
Morada, CA 95212
Enclave at the Delta in Morada, CA, serves individuals age 18-59, but exceptions for clients over 59 years of age are possible. “The Delta” is an intermediate adult residential program that provides Ever Well’s highest level of integrated care and services from well-trained, professional and understanding staff.  Ever Well provides intensively focused behavioral supports and interventions that assist individuals to build positive coping and living skills.
FRONT STREET - Drake House
Phone: (831) 420-0120
2115 7th Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Drake House is a 49-bed Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE) in Santa Cruz, CA, specializing in providing services to seniors with mental health disabilities, Drake House provides healthy aging and wellness in a spectacular setting.
FRONT STREET - Opal Cliff Rehabilitation Center
Phone: (831) 464-8694
4795 Opal Cliff Drive
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Opal Cliff Rehabilitation Center serves 15 adult clients in Capitola beach. The primary emphasis at Opal Cliff is supporting and empowering residents to gain or reclaim skills that will enable them to enter various independent living situations.
Mental Health Rehabilitation Centers, Institute for Mental Disease (IMD), Special Treatment Centers (STP), and Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF) provide psychosocial rehabilitation programs in secure, residential settings.
Phone: (909) 862-6454
3455 East Highland Ave.
Highland, CA 92346

Sierra Vista Behavioral Health Center is a 116-bed secured SNF/STP in San Bernardino County, CA, that cares for people with unique psychiatric needs.  Their Special Treatment Program serves adults with chronic, severe and persistent mental illnesses.  The facility provides 24-hour mental and physical health care by professionals in a secure setting.  The facility offers beautiful gardens, an activity room, and common lounge areas.
Phone: (831) 476-1700
1171 7th Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
7th Avenue Center is a licensed and certified 99 bed secured MHRC, providing services 24-hours per day for adults aged 18 and older affected by severe and persistent mental illness..  7th Ave. provides person-centered services to assist residents with their efforts to focus on personal goals geared toward increasing independents and integration into the community.  The grounds encompass beautifully landscaped gardens and patios, all just a quick ride from the Pacific Ocean.
Phone: (408) 275-1010
1425 Fruitdale Ave.
San Jose, CA 95128
Crestwood Center San Jose is a secured MHRC providing client-centered, psychosocial rehabilitation services to adults, ages 18-64 years of age, with chronic and persistent mental health issues.  The facility offers may different programs and therapies to assist residents to achieve a more independent, productive and satisfying lifestyle.  Crestwood has also been accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), which requires a higher standard of care than the licensing standards in California.

Phone: (408) 923-7232
401 Ridge Vista Avenue
San Jose, CA 95127
Golden Living Center is a secured SNF/STP facility dedicated to meeting unique mental health needs of their residents.  Programs focus on fostering growth and independence in the residents.  The facility has 116 beds and offers recreational and social activities, gardens, and a variety of mental and physical health well-being programs.
Phone: (209) 723-8814
1255 B Street
Merced, CA 95341
Merced Behavioral is a 96 bed secured SNF facility providing services to residents with chronic and persistent mental health issues.  The facility offers mental and physical health programs to assist residents become more independent and integrate back into the community.
Phone: (800) 973-1540
12220 Foothill Blvd.
Sylmar, CA 91342
Sylmar is a licensed and secured SNF with a bed capacity of 208.  The facility also offers the Special Treatment Program to approved residents.  Sylmar provides services 24-hours per day for adults aged 18 and older affected by severe and persistent mental illness, with a goal of helping the residents achieve independence and integrate back into the community.


Yes, community housing is available through Transitions Mental Health Association. Individuals must be referred by their County Mental Health provider to be considered for community housing.

For questions regarding the conservatorship process, please contact the Public Guardian’s Office:  (805) 781-5845. The individual must be assessed by designated professionals to determine that they meet the criteria for grave disability due to severe mental illness.

If your family member is currently receiving County Mental Health Services, you may talk with their provider about the possibility of placement in one of the Adult Mental Health Residential Programs based on availability and ability to pay.

To be housed in any of the Secure Adult Mental Health Residential Programs, the individual must be first be conserved by the County of San Luis Obispo Public Guardian’s Office.