Peer Support Services

Mental Health ​​Peer Support Workers provide individual and group support for their peers. You can talk to them about a variety of topics such as feeling isolated, help with getting medical benefits, information about health related topics, substance abuse support or any other areas that you want addressed. Our services complement the clinical support offered by licensed professionals. Because of our lived experience, we are uniquely qualified to offer support, encouragement, and hope to you our peers.

This is a Referral Based Program that you receive from your behavioral health provider. 

If you are not a client at any of the below clinics, you may receive peer support services at one of our peer run Self-Help Centers.​​​

Peer Support Services are offered at the following County clinics:


Central Wellness & Benefits Center (CWBC)
2221 Enborg Lane
San Jose, CA 95128
Phone: 1 (408) 885-6220
Fax: (408) 885-3977
Facilitator: Tirus Ashford, Mental Health Peer Support Worker; Sophia Huang, Mental Health Peer Support Worker​Direct Line: 1 (408) 885-6295

​Mental Health Urgent Care (MHUC)
871 Enborg Court
San Jose, CA 95128
Phone: 1 (408) 885-7855
Assessment, Referral and Crisis Services
Facilitator: Tirus Ashford, Mental Health Peer Support Worker
Direct Line: 1 (408) 885-6295

Downtown Behavioral Health
1075 East Santa Clara Street
San Jose, CA 95116
Phone: 1 (408) 792-2132
Fax: 408-298-0192
Facilitator: Enrique Ruiz, Mental Health Peer Support Worker
Direct Line: 1 (408) 792-3954

VHC East Valley Behavioral Health
East Valley Health Center
1993 McKee Road, Suite C
San Jose, CA 95116
Phone: 1 (408) 926-7950
Fax: (408) 926-7949
Facilitator: Natalie Rangel, Mental Health Peer Support Worker
Direct Line: 1 (408) 926-7993

Central Wellness and Benefits Center (CWBC)

Downtown Behavioral Health Clinic

East Valley Behavioral Health Clinic

Mental Health Urgent Care (MHUC)

VHC Narvaez Behavioral Health Clinic

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