The Forensic, Diversion and Reintegration Division is a part of the County of Santa Clara – Behavioral Health Services Department (BHSD). The department is designed to address the behavioral health needs of individuals with mental health, substance use disorders, or both who are involved in the criminal justice system.
We contract with several community and faith-based organizations, made up of a team of clinicians, psychiatric prescribers, nursing staff, and peer specialists who offer behavioral health services to adults ages 18 – 59 and older adults 60+ involved in the Criminal Justice System in Santa Clara County and need services and support for mental health and co-occurring conditions. Multiple services and programs are available and utilized to assist the offender’s transition plan back into community whether it be outpatient or in a residential setting or part of the offenders’ supervision plan.
How to Access Services
Individuals may be linked to services provided by the Forensic, Diversion, and Reintegration Division treatment providers through several portals:
- Individuals in-custody may contact the BHSD Collaborative Courts assessors by calling the #60 speed dial number from their housing unit telephone. The Assessor will be screen and refer the individual to a program or a provider.
- Individuals can walk directly to the Reentry Resource Center located at 151 West Mission Street, San Jose, CA 95110 Phone: 408-535-4299 and be screened and referred by the Behavioral Health Reentry Resource Center Assessors.
- Justice Partners, including, but not limited to, Probation, Parole, and Faith-based Centers, can refer out-of-custody individuals to the Reentry Resource Center for a screening by submitting the Forensic, Diversion, Reintegration Referral Form to the Forensic, Diversion, and Reintegration Division Referral Mailbox.
Program & Services
828 S. Bascom Ave., Suite 200
San Jose, CA 95128
Phone: (800) 704-0900